March 16, 2020
Mission Critical: metr Develops Smart Building Applications with IoT
It’s often said that you can’t manage what you can’t measure. This is especially true when it comes to energy and resource consumption in both residential and commercial properties.
February 12, 2020
Why Germany’s Mittelstand Model Will Improve Your Odds of Success
Lessons from World-Class Business Champions Germany’s Mittelstand is considered to be the backbone of the German economy. Mittelstand companies are small to mid-size enterprises (SMEs) with annual revenues of up to €50 million and a maximum of 499 employees¹. These businesses, along with startups,.
February 6, 2020
Industrial IoT: 12 Use Cases Accelerating Success
Transforming the Manufacturing Sector with IIoT Although IoT and Industrial IoT share common technologies that work together as part of a cohesive system (sensors, connectivity, and data analytics), the difference comes in their general usages. IoT use cases generally focus on consumer convenience.
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.