Many processes are becoming increasingly complex. In order to be able to carry them out as productively and flawlessly as possible, innovative technical solutions are needed - like those of the Potsdam-based startup nxtBase technologies. With their hardware and software offering, extensive work processes can be easily digitized.
In the December issue of MTH Unboxing, Jörg Jonas-Kops explains why he founded nxtBase technologies and what his mission is with the company.
MTH Accelerator: What did you do before nxtBase technologies?
Jörg Jonas-Kops: For many years I worked as a real estate consultant. Then, for almost 20 years, I worked as a SAP management consultant, a key account manager, an CSO and CEO at BestVal (PropTech). I left in 2012, and founded Kops&Konsorten UG in 2013, which we transformed into nxtBase technologies GmbH in 2016.
MTH Accelerator: What are you doing now, apart from nxtBase technologies?
Jörg Jonas-Kops: I am a family man, and I love Berlin and the Brandenburg area. I cook quite well, am interested in HiFi (tubes and horns), and passionately enjoy playing Backgammon.
MTH Accelerator: What ist nxtBase technologies?
Jörg Jonas-Kops: nxtBase offers a platform for Smart & Predictive Maintenance, as well as a patented and unique bundle of hardware and software, which makes Augmented Reality possible everywhere, even without internet.
MTH Accelerator: Why nxtBase technologies?
Jörg Jonas-Kops: After working as an employee for a long time – in my last job I had to commute to work by train to Switzerland – I reached my limit in 2013. I was tired of arriving at the office in a bad mood and coming home in an even worse mood. I wanted to be my own boss again
MTH Accelerator: Why the MTH Accelerator?
Jörg Jonas-Kops: In 2018 we moved to the Guido Seber House – right at the entrance to the Babelsberg Film Studio – and consequently, we are deeply integrated and rooted within the ecosystem here. Although we have offices in Berlin and Sri Lanka – nxtBase China is coming soon – our solution is and remains “Made in Babelsberg.”
MTH Accelerator: What is your mission?
Jörg Jonas-Kops: We want to become the leading end-to-end solution for inspection, maintenance, repair, and servicing through our voice-driven SmartGlasses applications, as well as our WIOTTA platform (Warehousing, Internet of Things, Transportation, Mobility, Supply Chain Management, Predictive Analytics, Artificial Intelligence [AI], Virtual Reality [VR], Augmented Reality [AR]).
About the MTH Unboxing
The MTH Accelerator portfolio is growing and growing. But what exactly do the teams do and, above all, what did they do before they became entrepreneurs? In MTH Unboxing, our new interview series, we shed some light on the subject and introduce the teams in more detail. MTH Accelerator Babelsberg is the program for startups and founding teams from the metropolitan region who are looking to explore technologies and digital business models and take their companies to the next level.
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