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.
July 11, 2019
What Does it Take to Co-found with a Company Builder?
Together with our venture development department, we released our new Founders Handbook. It guides entrepreneurs through our offering: from an overview of our venture development lifecycle, to a deep dive into the craft of the company builder model, and much more about the life of an NBT.
July 8, 2019
How Sensry Offers Startups & SMEs IoT Superpowers
Democratizing IoT technology is no small task, but Sensry is in a perfect position to do so. By offering remarkable advantages to other startups and SMEs in the IoT space, Sensry advances new developments and reduces time-to-market. The Dresden-based company is an exciting addition to NBT's venture.
July 4, 2019
How to Overcome Start-Up Pressure?
Founding a startup can be an exhausting journey. Like a roller coaster, being an entrepreneur is a constant back and forth between success and failure, an up and down path to fulfilling one's dream. Pressure becomes omnipresent – sometimes leading to suffering which affects family & friends, too.
June 25, 2019
How Hardware Startups Get Closer to Product-Market Fit
A significant milestone for any startup company is achieving Product-Market Fit (PMF). But this commonly-used term is often misunderstood. We may have a vague idea of what it is, but do we deeply understand the term? How can we tell when we reach this milestone and how can we work towards it?
June 11, 2019
Why is a Company Builder the Right Option for Founders?
The life of a founder is a constant tug-of-war between success and failure. Moments of pressure and struggle often lead to doubt and failure, putting founders in nerve-racking situations. Certain tough tasks remain unavoidable for founders, as we’ve pointed out in a previous article. Now, enter.
June 6, 2019
From Corporate Entrepreneurship to Corporate Partnerships
Regardless of size, scope, or industry, nearly every corporation struggles with generating new business models or products. It is their primary goal as well as their biggest challenge. It is incredibly difficult to drive and motivate an entire organization to adopt a new mindset and approach.