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December 18, 2019
Company Visions That Inspire: 5 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Know
Lawrence Peter Berra said it best, “If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up somewhere else.”
December 16, 2019
Building 6 Ventures in 6 Months: 3 Company-building Insights for Founders
I think of myself as a founder. I have built several companies over the last 12 years, some more successful than others. But each company is always a huge learning experience. I joined Next Big Thing (NBT) - a company builder - because I was interested in learning more about the model..
December 12, 2019
A Construction Business Blueprint: 4 Tips from a Venture Developer
When I first joined Next Big Thing AG (NBT) eight months ago as a venture development intern, I never dreamed I’d join a Venture Development team that would bring a new company to life so quickly and gain valuable first-hand experience! Now I’m reflecting back in order to share with the community.
December 9, 2019
Why Protect Your Tech? Insights from Deflect Founder, Kevin Voellmer
As IoT is now more widely adopted, cybersecurity is becoming an increasingly critical topic to address for products and systems. We sat down with Kevin Voellmer, Founder of our newest venture Deflect, to get insights into what's fueling this venture and why cybersecurity should be a part of any.
December 5, 2019
Founding Stories: A Cybersecurity Venture to Out-hack the Hackers
Power grids keep the juice flowing through our urban infrastructure, ensuring society’s logistics run smoothly and safely. In many highly-developed countries at least, we expect this level of functionality. But the reality is that we, along with this luxury we’ve come to assume, are vulnerable..
December 3, 2019
The Impact of IoT in Business
Assessing the Challenges and Opportunities of IoT Solutions The business landscape is becoming increasingly complex to navigate as a direct result of intensifying competitive pressures. Even successful and established businesses must reinvent themselves or, ultimately, face the risk of disruption.
November 27, 2019
Founding Stories: ConcR to Connect the Construction Industry
You likely crossed a bridge on your way to work today. You definitely rode, drove, scooted or walked along sidewalks made of concrete, or entered a building that you presumed to be built on a stable foundation. We tend to take these types of infrastructure for granted, but should we?
November 26, 2019
Sensors in concrete: Next Big Thing AG founds venture for the construction industry of the future
Company Builder drives digitalization of construction industry with ConcR. ConcR combines sensors in one app with real-time data to create an IoT application for the construction industry of the future. Intelligent solution enables cost reduction as well as higher process efficiency and material.
November 21, 2019
Secure IoT: Next Big Thing AG founds venture for scalable cyber security solutions
With Deflect, the company builder now offers full service on the security of IoT applications. Deflect improves data security of IoT solutions with the help of NBT’s expertise during the design of the application. The company builder thus creates the basis for trustworthy data to improve the value.