February 4, 2020
How to Create Business Value with the Internet of Things (IoT)
Innovation Opportunities Corporates Can't Ignore As an extension of the Internet, IoT is the driving force behind digital transformation in business. Many established B2B markets have already started to realize the scale of opportunities presented by the technology, but we believe this innovation.
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?
January 8, 2020
The Use Cases Driving IoT Adoption
IoT is Everywhere According to Cisco, 500 billion devices are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2030¹. Furthermore, in that same year, there will be at least 15 connected devices to each individual². In this post, we examine IoT's rapid expansion and how you can benefit.
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 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.
November 27, 2019
Founding Stories: ConcR to Connect the Construction Industry
You likely crossed a bridge on your way to work today. You definitely rode, drove, scooted or walked along sidewalks made of concrete, or entered a building that you presumed to be built on a stable foundation. We tend to take these types of infrastructure for granted, but should we?