Next Big Thing (NBT) is a Berlin-based IoT and blockchain company builder designing successful ventures. With tech and business acumen, NBT promotes entrepreneurship, catalyzes innovation for corporate partners, and feeds the growth of Europe’s digital economy. Starting from Germany, we are building the digital future – one company at a time. As an operational VC, NBT integrally supports ventures and paves the way for new, democratic ways to finance high-tech innovation. We provide an innovation toolkit, mentorship to entrepreneurs and startups, engineering knowhow, and smart financing. Our venture track record stems from quickly putting learnings into practice. With clear focus on decentralization and security, we lay the foundation for a future of trustworthy high-quality data, automation through smart contracts, and sensors which enhance communication across connected devices – improving human lives. As Germany’s Digital Hub for IoT, we leverage our strategic network of investors, business partners, policy-makers, startups, and German SMEs to make entrepreneurship more accessible and translate new technologies into value. We shape the future of IoT and blockchain technology by building services and products on top, and by combining new approaches to business modeling. Based in the heart of Europe, we drive pragmatic, technology-based solutions which benefit stakeholders across industries.