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 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 21, 2019
How to Foster Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the IoT Space
We’ve said it before and it’s still true: pitching isn’t easy. As a company builder and co-founder of innovative high-tech startups, we understand the challenge. So we create opportunities for people to improve at pitching and move closer to building scalable companies with impact. To support.
October 1, 2019
AgTech Innovators Say Be The Change!
What to Look For Next in AgTech: Hear from Innovators in Agriculture The Agriculture Industry is rapidly evolving to meet the needs of a changing planet. At the recent edition of our ‘The World in 2030’ Meetups, we listened to unique perspectives and key advice from four fascinating change-makers.
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.
July 23, 2019
Get the Fundamentals of Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies
To cut through the noise surrounding blockchain technologies, we compiled the essential concepts underlying the technology in a collection of snapshots. Dive in to brush up on useful terminology and the fundamentals around the tech.
July 16, 2019
Seven IoT Startups that are Shaking up Industries
We know pitching ideas is hard. That’s why we created a guide for it. And that’s also why we wanted to give founders and early-stage IoT startups the opportunity to pitch to us during our recent TOA Satellite Event, hosted at Factory Berlin’s Görlitzer Park campus. The range of startup solutions.