Created with science, care, and insights for you
September 17, 2019
How to Fuel Hacker Creativity with Burner Wallets
Setting the stage In an recent post, we shared how the ETH Berlin zwei hackathon attracted hundreds of attendees and multiple hack submissions. We saw how DeFi played prominently in developers’ minds as they built successful interfaces and created novel business models on DeFi platforms. In this.
September 10, 2019
CEO Harald Zapp Explores Singapore's Ecosystem
NBT's CEO Harald Zapp recently embarked on an Executive Insight Tour of Singapore. The tour was organized by IMP and involved ten C-Level individuals from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The executives on this trip got an insider look at how Singapore has developed a uniquely powerful industry –.
September 5, 2019
Looking Back on ETHBerlinzwei at Factory Berlin
ETHBerlin Zwei Hackathon at Factory Berlin's Görlitzer Park location recently wrapped up and it was a huge success. 730 attendees and 88 hack submissions were vying for the generous rewards and sponsored bounties. One of the big takeaways is that DeFi (Decentralized Finance) is very prominent in a.
September 3, 2019
How will Crypto & Blockchain impact the Future of VC?
What happens when 11 prominent investors gather together to discuss the impact of blockchain and crypto on the investment space? That's just what we wondered when we invited international investors who ranged from traditional to experimental strategies. From San Francisco, Austin, and Europe, we.
August 29, 2019
How to Use IoT to Tackle Challenges in the Construction Industry
The construction industry is subject to a number of threats which also indicates that the industry is a prime candidate for innovation. These threats, or perhaps better seen as challenges, that the industry faces can be best understood once classified as either internal or external risks. According.
August 15, 2019
How to Harness the Machine Economy
The disruptive technology "trifecta" – consisting of the Internet of Things, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence – is gradually adopted by organizations to reap operational efficiencies and to develop new products & services, ultimately opening new marketplaces in the Machine Economy. Startups.
August 8, 2019
Envisioning the World in 2030: Tech-enabled Future Services
The future starts right now. It’s up to all of us to shape what that looks like. At Next Big Thing, we want to see a future that is sustainable and truly smart. We want to have a hand in designing how industries work, asking: how can machines best be empowered to act and be securely connected? How.
August 6, 2019
What to Expect at Blockchain Week Berlin
Blockchain Week Berlin is fast approaching this month on August 18-29th. Are you ready? We are getting in gear in a few ways and want to keep you updated on some highlights and opportunities to get involved here at NBT in our home at Factory Berlin.
August 1, 2019
How to Move Blockchain to the Background & Innovation Forward
Widespread use of blockchain technology has faced slow adoption rates in part because the associated learning curve is high. Blockchain is still quite a young technology which means it lacks tools, documentation and best practices. This leads to a high complexity when trying to develop applications.