January 23, 2020
Pioneers of the Machine Economy
Harald Zapp, CEO of the Company Builder Next Big Thing AG (NBT), puts Europe’s innovation abilities to the test. He proposes a solution: co-innovation with tech experts to realize innovation that leaps ahead of the competition.
January 23, 2020
Can Data Help Save the World?
IoT is Powering the Circular Economy With the current population figure at 7.7 billion people, humans are draining the Earth of its resources which is putting immense pressure on the natural environment¹. How can data impact this scenario?
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 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 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.
October 25, 2019
How CleanTech Saves the Planet and Disrupts Industries
The recent drive for CleanTech makes perfect sense.
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 –.
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.