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.
May 31, 2019
6 + 1 Early Startup Essentials No Founder Wants To Do (But Has To)
Our Startup Essentials article series kicks-off with a compilation of fundamentals no founder wants to do, but has to. We've compiled these based upon input from our experienced founders and venture developers, who went passed some of the hurdles mentioned throughout this article.
May 22, 2019
The Current State and Impact of Cybersecurity on Insurance
Across the globe, cyber crime costs companies over $600 billion annually. This means that it’s more important than ever for companies to protect themselves from the staggering costs of hacking. Insurance companies are particularly at risk due to the fact that they deal with sensitive customer.
May 17, 2019
5 Crazy IoT Ideas That Might Just Work
With the explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the past few years, more and more companies have been playing with this technology – building new, visionary products that, although in some cases brilliant, in others might seem… well, if not completely crazy, at least somewhat unnecessary.
May 15, 2019
Company Builder is setting the course for the development of a machine economy – from Germany for Europe
The implementation experts of Next Big Thing count on the combination of IoT and blockchain for the innovation epicentre Germany. Blockchain expertise from FinLab complements the NBT portfolio and strengthens the development potential for new business models based on IoT and blockchain. With.
April 30, 2019
Company Builder for IoT and Blockchain Expands Board of Directors
Next Big Thing AG (NBT) is expanding its Executive Board: Jasmin Skenderi as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Christoph Brück as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) are now on board. In his role as CTO, Skenderi will continue to drive the further development of IoT and blockchain technologies at NBT..
April 17, 2019
A Look Behind the Curtain: Analysis of a Pitch Deck
Crafting a clear and convincing pitch is hard – something we briefly discussed in our Guide to Pitching Tech Startups. To demonstrate how a pitch deck can look like, this post goes over the pitch deck of one of our ventures, Weeve and analyses their rights and wrongs to look at concrete elements.
April 11, 2019
Two CEOs, One Fair: NBT’s Harald Zapp and METR’s Franka Birke go to Hannover Messe
Our CEO Harald Zapp and METR’s CEO Dr. Franka Birke both had speaking slots at the leading industrial trade show in Hannover from April 1st to 5th. This year, the fair was opened by Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier and evolved around all things Industrie 4.0.
April 9, 2019
Next Big Thing AG gains industrial insurer HDI as lead for its Series A
Next Big Thing AG’s experts to open up the growth market IoT and Blockchain for HDI. With HDI in this round of financing, the IoT implementation experts from NBT secure a total investment volume of 12 million euros. NBT’s recipe for success unites specialists, companies and founders for unique.