What we do
FutureX creates and curates content for business leaders building a more sustainable, socially-conscious global economy.
Through our online resource hub, international leadership programmes, large-scale summits and community events, we support entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs at every stage of their journey.
30th October 2019 | Edinburgh, UK
Startup Summit is Scotland’s leading entrepreneurship event: an annual one-day deep dive for ambitious entrepreneurs seeking to engage with experts, build their network and gain valuable tools for long-term success.
Silicon Valley Accelerate
April 2020 | San Francisco, USA
SVA is your all access pass to the world’s most innovative organisations. Join a select cohort of tech founders and meet with world-leading entrepreneurs, investors and executives for a week-long deep-dive into the culture of Silicon Valley.
RTW Studios, Edinburgh, UK
Come and hang out with your local community of entrepreneurs and business leaders at the next FutureX Social. We’ve got drinks, we’ve got pizza, we’ve got great chat – we just need you.
20th May 2020 | Glasgow, UK
Impact Summit is the UK’s leading celebration of purpose-led business, bringing together some of the most innovative minds of our time. We’re entering a new age of business: are you coming with us?
Future Business Forum
Coming in 2020 | Edinburgh, UK
Future Business Forum invites senior leaders from corporates and large organisations to learn from and connect with the innovators, intrapreneurs and startup founders that are revolutionising businesses across the world.
March 2020 | Scotland, UK
FutureX is the event delivery partner for Scotland’s annual DataFest, on behalf of The Data Lab. The internationally recognised two week festival champions innovation and showcases the role of data in today’s world.
We curate resources from our global network of business leaders, providing you with a toolkit and knowledge bank in a single, easy-to-navigate space.
Articles | Business Development | Startup | Tech
Partnering with corporates: how startups can gain the advantage
October 16, 2019
How tech companies can successfully partner with corporates has always been an increasingly interesting topic to follow in recent years. The last 18 months has been no exception, with a dramatic increase in corporates partnering with and investing in tech companies, so here is an update on the trends Silicon Valley Bank are seeing across the globe.
How To | People & Culture | Wellbeing
Your Commute Is Bad for You, Here’s How to Make It Better
October 14, 2019
We’ve all been there: You tell people your commute is 45 minutes each way, but every day, there’s a delay. An accident. A broken down train. Inclement weather. A barge hitting the bridge you have to cross to get to work and causing a four-hour traffic backup (true story). To compensate for the inevitable delays, you leave the house earlier and earlier. And to leave earlier, you have to go to bed earlier—or be exhausted for the whole day. You
Articles | Entrepreneurship | Purpose-Driven Business | Startup
Zebras Fix What Unicorns Break
October 11, 2019
This is an urgent problem. For in this game, far more than money is at stake. When VC firms prize time on site over truth, a lucky few may profit, but civil society suffers. When shareholder return trumps collective well-being, democracy itself is threatened. The reality is that business models breed behaviour, and at scale, that behaviour can lead to far-reaching, sometimes destructive outcomes.