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.
Impact Summit Online
Online Event | Available until May 2021
Impact Summit is the UK’s leading purpose-led business event, bringing together some of the most innovative minds of our time. We’re entering a new age of business: are you coming with us?
Silicon Valley Scale
Silicon Valley Scale is an immersion into the Silicon Valley ecosystem, designed to fast track you and your business. Join a select cohort of tech for good founders, gain insight from globally-known founders and investors and implement that wisdom into your professional journey.
8th July 2020 | Edinburgh, UK
Every few months, we open our cosy studio in Leith, Edinburgh and send out an open invitation to our network.
Future Business Forum
24th June 2020 | Online Event
Future Business Forum is an innovation-focused virtual conference for transformation and growth executives in all sectors to connect with agile, disruptive leaders revolutionising business all over the world.
28th October 2020 | 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.
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 | Innovation | Scaleup
Why design thinking needs to be in the mainstream of business
May 28, 2020
“Companies that outperform don’t dabble in innovation at the edges”: customers are hopping from one digital service to another with increased frequency. Great design is a way to keep them loyal.
Articles | Future of Work | People & Culture | Remote-working
The future of work will be more remote, digital, healthier and safer
May 27, 2020
Dan Schawbel is an expert on the future of work and virtual workplaces and author of Back to Human. As the managing partner at Workplace Intelligence, an HR research and consulting firm, he discusses the best practices to lead and manage virtual teams.
Articles | Artificial Intelligence | Covid-19 | Tech
Covid-19 Will Accelerate the AI Health Care Revolution
May 26, 2020
Disease diagnosis, drug discovery, robot delivery—artificial intelligence is already powering change in the pandemic’s wake. That’s only the beginning. Health care systems around the world—even the most advanced ones—are some of the most complicated, hierarchical, and static institutions in society. This time around, AI has been able to help in only pockets of excellence. The reasons for this are simple: Before Covid-19 struck, we did not understand the importance of these areas and act accordingly, and, crucially as far as