Next Big Thing

Narwhals vs. Unicorns In a Start-Up World Jan 29, 2018

During the height of the dot-com bubble, it seemed like anyone should could spell “www” was given a billion dollars to fund their idea. After the market lost $1.7 tillion in a matter of weeks, investors decided that they wanted their startups to do more traditional things like “provide a service” or “have a business […]

The 5 Most Influential Technologies of 2017 Jan 4, 2018 The 5 Most Influential Technologies of 2017

It has become a tradition on the Next Big Thing blog to look back at how we have done at our predictions and take stock of the previous year. Here is our picks of the 5 most influential technologies of 2017.

The Future of Bitcoin, Ethereum and a New World Currency Dec 2, 2017 The Future of Bitcoin, Ethereum and a New World Currency

Cryptocurrencies are have been touted by their supporter as the inevitable wave of the future – the next step in the evolution of money. Despite the avid support, they have been largely disregarded by regulators as a fad that could never replace conventional currencies. Are they right? Or, are they just scared of losing control over money?