December 22, 2019
Four Types of Innovation in Business
Facing the Risk of Disruption with Innovative Techniques The business landscape is evolving in unprecedented ways as a direct result of emerging technologies. However, these new technologies often require large capital investments and take a long time to develop – typically over 30 years¹..
December 19, 2019
Preparing to Scale a Tech Team? Apply These 6 Startup Lessons
A big part of what makes a startup successful is the ability to scale. Many startups struggle with that challenge, so I’ll address some solutions here from the perspective of growing and leading a technical team.
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 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 11, 2019
4 Agents of Change to Accelerate the Green Transition
Think back to last summer, July 2018: Bayer acquires Monsanto to create the global leader in seeds and pesticides. Behind the scenes of this $66 billion deal, lobbyists cash in on 1% of the total transaction value. Long-standing pressure on the German competition authority pays off, awarding them a.