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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.