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May 15, 2019
Company Builder is setting the course for the development of a machine economy – from Germany for Europe
The implementation experts of Next Big Thing count on the combination of IoT and blockchain for the innovation epicentre Germany. Blockchain expertise from FinLab complements the NBT portfolio and strengthens the development potential for new business models based on IoT and blockchain. With.
April 30, 2019
Company Builder for IoT and Blockchain Expands Board of Directors
Next Big Thing AG (NBT) is expanding its Executive Board: Jasmin Skenderi as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Christoph Brück as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) are now on board. In his role as CTO, Skenderi will continue to drive the further development of IoT and blockchain technologies at NBT..
April 17, 2019
A Look Behind the Curtain: Analysis of a Pitch Deck
Crafting a clear and convincing pitch is hard – something we briefly discussed in our Guide to Pitching Tech Startups. To demonstrate how a pitch deck can look like, this post goes over the pitch deck of one of our ventures, Weeve and analyses their rights and wrongs to look at concrete elements.
April 16, 2019
NBT and BountyBoards go to the Laax Hackathon
NBT along with a team of coders, sensor specialists and blockchain developers went to Laax, Switzerland for a hackathon. Under the umbrella of the project BountyBoards – led by NBT blockchain developer Martin Maurer – the team headed down to the Alps for a weekend of snow and hacking at 2500m.
April 11, 2019
Two CEOs, One Fair: NBT’s Harald Zapp and METR’s Franka Birke go to Hannover Messe
Our CEO Harald Zapp and METR’s CEO Dr. Franka Birke both had speaking slots at the leading industrial trade show in Hannover from April 1st to 5th. This year, the fair was opened by Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier and evolved around all things Industrie 4.0.
April 9, 2019
Next Big Thing AG gains industrial insurer HDI as lead for its Series A
Next Big Thing AG’s experts to open up the growth market IoT and Blockchain for HDI. With HDI in this round of financing, the IoT implementation experts from NBT secure a total investment volume of 12 million euros. NBT’s recipe for success unites specialists, companies and founders for unique.
April 4, 2019
Sensry: Building the IoT Chip of the Future
Next Big Thing AG, GlobalFoundries, and Fraunhofer IIS EAS are building the next generation of secure IoT-chips through the launch of their jointly-founded design and manufacturing company, Sensry.
March 28, 2019
PropTech Innovation: From Smart Buildings to Smart Cities
With the digitalization and automation of the real estate and housing industry, housing management systems can now leave behind the dusty basement boiler room. Our fifth installment of Framing the Industries, looks at how innovations in smart housing systems disrupt the property sector.
March 19, 2019
NBT CEO Harald Zapp Joins German Innovators at SXSW
Along with a delegation from WirtschaftsWoche, our CEO Harald Zapp visited SXSW in Austin, Texas during March 2019. SXSW, or South by Southwest, is a major conference and festival based in the USA intended to celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries and to foster.