December 16, 2019
Building 6 Ventures in 6 Months: 3 Company-building Insights for Founders
I think of myself as a founder. I have built several companies over the last 12 years, some more successful than others. But each company is always a huge learning experience. I joined Next Big Thing (NBT) - a company builder - because I was interested in learning more about the model..
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..
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?
November 26, 2019
Sensors in concrete: Next Big Thing AG founds venture for the construction industry of the future
Company Builder drives digitalization of construction industry with ConcR. ConcR combines sensors in one app with real-time data to create an IoT application for the construction industry of the future. Intelligent solution enables cost reduction as well as higher process efficiency and material.
November 21, 2019
Secure IoT: Next Big Thing AG founds venture for scalable cyber security solutions
With Deflect, the company builder now offers full service on the security of IoT applications. Deflect improves data security of IoT solutions with the help of NBT’s expertise during the design of the application. The company builder thus creates the basis for trustworthy data to improve the value.
October 1, 2019
AgTech Innovators Say Be The Change!
What to Look For Next in AgTech: Hear from Innovators in Agriculture The Agriculture Industry is rapidly evolving to meet the needs of a changing planet. At the recent edition of our ‘The World in 2030’ Meetups, we listened to unique perspectives and key advice from four fascinating change-makers.
July 23, 2019
Get the Fundamentals of Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technologies
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.