Next Big Thing AG

Founded in 2016 with its roots in Berlin, Germany, Next Big Thing AG (NBT) is a venture studio for the Machine Economy that co-founds deep-tech ventures with aspiring founders and corporates to deliver real-world impact.


Founded in 2016 in Berlin, Germany, Next Big Thing AG (NBT) is the leading venture studio and early-stage investment company in the Machine Economy.

At NBT, we combine technical understanding, innovative leadership, and determination to reimagine the future in ways that empower a more prosperous, sustainable, and democratized world. By combining the collective experience of forward-thinkers and technology experts, we drive sustainable change and provide long-term B2B support to aspiring founders, businesses, and investors through a technical co-founding approach. With our diverse portfolio of IoT, AI, and DLT ventures, we have developed a unique way to build industry-leading, venture-funded companies that provide impactful solutions to address current and future challenges. Beyond this, NBT provides the full scope of development toolkits, innovation strategies, mentorship to entrepreneurs and startups, engineering know-how, and smart financing.

We strive to democratize investments and data and want to use technology to put power and ownership back into the hands of the people. We aim to leverage the potential of emerging technologies to accelerate autonomous machine commerce, unlock new types of value exchange, and gain greater access to innovation, development, and financial services.

With the help of our diverse network of entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, startups, thought-leaders, and enthusiasts, NBT prioritizes digitalization and technology as a solution to step into the future with optimism and creativity.

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