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 18, 2019
Company Visions That Inspire: 5 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Know
Lawrence Peter Berra said it best, “If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll end up somewhere else.”
September 24, 2019
How AgriTech is Revolutionizing an Industry
People in urban areas may hold misconceptions about agriculture, considering it to be somehow old-fashioned, or affiliated with a quaint lifestyle. In reality, the agricultural sector is evolving in dynamic ways that will have a global impact. It pays to take a look at how.
August 15, 2019
How to Harness the Machine Economy
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.
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.
August 6, 2019
What to Expect at Blockchain Week Berlin
Blockchain Week Berlin is fast approaching this month on August 18-29th. Are you ready? We are getting in gear in a few ways and want to keep you updated on some highlights and opportunities to get involved here at NBT in our home at Factory Berlin.
August 1, 2019
How to Move Blockchain to the Background & Innovation Forward
Widespread use of blockchain technology has faced slow adoption rates in part because the associated learning curve is high. Blockchain is still quite a young technology which means it lacks tools, documentation and best practices. This leads to a high complexity when trying to develop applications.