Silicon Valley Comes to You.

Leaders change the world. Scale with the best.

In-Person; Edinburgh: New Dates Coming Soon
Programme cost: £950 + VAT
This 3-day course is for founders who want to expand their mindset and acquire the tools and knowledge to scale their businesses.  

By combining the secrets of scale taught to Silicon Valley companies, with the impact of purpose-driven leadership, founders will leave the course feeling equipped to bring new ideas and energy in their businesses.

Join the cohort to expand your growth mindset and surround yourself with high impact founders, leaders and mentors.
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Themes & Topics
Who is this course for?
We know the insights and approaches that make Silicon Valley companies scale, but can it be done better?

We've designed this How to Scale with Purpose programme to take the best from Silicon Valley and help you apply it where you are. Combining the techniques for growth and scale, with purpose, values and sustainability at your heart.

On this programme you will get:

In-Person Programme designed for founders, with 25+ hours of support to enable an unstoppable mindset, a culture of innovation and exclusive access to a powerful peer network.

  • Exclusive masterclass workshops
  • Tool-kits and frameworks
  • Group coaching, mentoring and support
  • Peer - to- peer suport

    As part of the course we will cover themes including; Leadership, Culture, Innovation, Communication and Growth.
  • Silicon Valley Scale was launched in 2014 and since then we have led in-person and online learning and immersion programmes.

    We know the insights and approaches that make Silicon Valley companies scale, but can it be done better?

    This programme has been created to take the best from Silicon Valley and help you apply it where you are. Combining the techniques for growth and scale, with purpose, values and sustainability at your heart.

    We have developed the newest version for this programme to take that learning and apply it to your unique context. 

    For UK companies looking to tap into the knowledge and insights from around the world.

    Previous founders and companies who have attended Silicon Valley Scale include:
    • Christopher McCann, Current Health ($400M Exit)
    • Tarryn Gorre, Kafoodle (£2.5M Raised)
    • Andrew Parfery, CareSourcer (£12M Raised)
    • Sam Coley, TickX (£4M Raised)

    Over the last 10 years FutureX co-founders, Bruce and Zoi, have worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs to help them shift their mindset, get inspired, learn skills for the future and implement strategies for growth ambitions.
    Programme Criteria

    Who is this course for?

    In Person Course: £850 + VAT

    To be a good fit for How to Scale with Purpose, you are likely to be:

    • A highly motivated founder or CEO of a company with a clear purpose.
    • A senior leader part of a high growth potential team

    • At a pre-scale stage and you will have probably raised at least a Seed Round.

    • Interested in expanding your mindset and thinking

    • Open to seeking the support, coaching, and mentoring to help you grow personally and professionally.

    • Committed to lifelong learning and giving back to others.

    Your learning journey

    This course is a learning journey towards acquiring the tools and resources you need to scale your business within the challenging environments. During the 3 days we will explore together all the different aspects of scaling.  We will explore your current challenges as well as your dream growth and we will support you in developing the skills to reach that. Through our company visits, discussions with experts and facilitated sessions by the end of the programme you will have a clear action plan that you can start implementing immediately.


    One big element of the programme is helping you expand your networks and build relationship with people that can help you in your journey. That's why, as part of the programme on the evening of Wednesday 23rd our partners Johnston Carmichael will host a networking dinner with some special guests. 

    In partnership, we can amplify the voices of those using business to create lasting, positive change

    Join us to connect with highly engaged ethical entrepreneurs and business leaders, and reach millions more across our channels. Whether you are looking to increase your brand recognition or to align your organisation with a community of ethical innovators and companies, we can craft the right package for you.

    What's your goal?

    • Positive Impact
    • Engage with high-growth companies
    • Brand Awareness
    • Lead Generation & Sales
    • Thought-Leadership
    • Customer Retention

    We have a trusted track-record of delivering high impact partnerships with global brands and industry leaders, including Johnston Carmichael, Scottish Enterprise, NatWest, Mastercard and Vodafone Business, STV and Virgin Atlantic.
    FutureX is a huge opportunity to collaborate with a community that shares the mindset that the world can be better if we lead with purpose.
    Craig Mackay, Cofounder Sharktower
    FutureX focus on inclusion, impact and breaking down common barriers that founders face is something that’s sorely needed.
    Rob Gelb, Cofounder HeySummit

    What you'll get:

    • Masterclasses with experts
    • Four Day Programme
    • Immersive Company Visits
    • Access to world-class entrepreneurial alumni

    Learn from global leaders

    Join masterclasses and company visits with TrustPilot, GSK, Intelligence Growth Solutions, ADA Ventures to name a few.

    Be part of a community 

    Tap into peer-to-peer support from fellow leaders and join masterclasses and discussions with some of the world's top founders, executives and VCs.

    Take Action

    Implement lasting change with supportive tools, models and mentors. Designed to be easily transferable and empower your team to take action and responsibility.

    Gain new skills

    Benefit from a refreshed mindset that has helped grow some of the biggest companies in the world. Learn new skills on leadership, communication and innovation. 

    Scale with Purpose

    Learn with peers how to build a purpose-driven organisation that holds people, planet and profit in balance.
    Join your fellow entrepreneurs on a journey of discovery

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    One founder (in person):
    2023 Dates Coming Soon, Edinburgh

    £950 + VAT 
    Join the interactive live sessions to fast track your development, build high performing teams and scale with purpose.

    • One Founder 
    • Group Coaching & Mentoring
    • Access to exclusive sessions

    Two founders (in person):
    2023 Dates Coming Soon, Edinburgh

    £1,200 + VAT 
    Join the interactive live sessions to fast track your development, build high performing teams and scale with purpose.

    • Two founders
    • Group Coaching & Mentoring
    • Access to exclusive sessions
    • Personal Leadership Coaching & Mentoring

    Edinburgh (in person):
    2023 Dates Coming Soon

    Need more information?
    Get in touch and speak directly with one of our team members. We can answer any questions you might have and help you make the most of the programme.

    • Payment Plans Available
    • Discounts available for traditionally underrepresented founders 
    • Limited bursary (fully funded) places available. Please contact for more information.

    Connect with other top founders 

    Alumni have raised over £150,000,000 in funding | creating global impact | building profit with purpose | Tech for Good

    Founder, Current Health
    Christopher McCann
    Cofounder & CEO, Sustainably
    Loral Quinn
    Dr Dave Hughes
    Cofounder, Talking Medicines 
    Elizabeth Fairley
    Cofounder, Care Sourcer 
    Andrew Parfery
    Founder, Trubooks
    Liberty Bligh
    Founder, Know-It
    Lynne Darcey Quigley 
    Founder, Woozano
    Atif Syed
    Founder, Netwomen
    Pinky Ghadiali
    Rich Wilson
    COO, Woozano
    Jesse Opoku 
    Founder, Trapper
    Aldin Wilson 
    Founder, Ujali
    Onyinye Igbokwe
    Founder, Sense City
    Pooja Katara
    Founder, Cyacomb
    Ian Stevenson
    Founder, Cyber Shell
    Tayyaba Nafees
    Cofounder, Zumo
    Nick Jones
    Founder, HOKO Design
    Danny Campbell
    Cofounder, Tricres
    Rebecca Bonnington
    Founder, Kami
    Erika Brodnock
    Founder, Adimo
    Richard Kelly
    Cofounder, Kafoodle
    Tarryn Gore
    Cofounder, Sharktower
    Craig Mackay
    Cofounder, Geared App
    Lara Findlay
    Serial Entrepreneur
    Brian Williamson
    Lesson series

    Leverage the community to solve problems together.

    The challenges faced by entrepreneurs are universal - loneliness, lack of support, imposter syndrome, money worries and time constraints. No matter what we’re creating, we all have one thing in common: we need a strong network of mentors, advisors and friends to support us personally and professionally. 

    We strive for a safe, supportive space where you can learn from others who face the unique set of challenges encountered by purpose-driven founders and leaders.
    Meet the instructor

    Bruce Walker

    Over the last decade Bruce has been one of the most recognisable startup champions. In 2012 Bruce launched a startup festival and accelerator, expanding across UK, Silicon Valley, LA, Chicago, Abu Dhabi and Hong Kong.

    In 2017 he cofounded FutureX to bring purpose-led business into the mainstream. FutureX has reached millions of people world-wide, collaborated with global brands and our members and alumni have raised over £120M in funding.
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    Meet the instructor

    Zoi Kantounatou

    As well as being Cofounder and CFO at FutureX, Zoi is a trained facilitator and coach and she has extensive experience in running personal development and leadership. workshops and programmes around the world. 

    Over the past decade, Zoi has worked across Scotland, India, Greece and Silicon Valley working together with more than 1,000 entrepreneurs and running more than 20 programmes. 
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    Internationally recognised leaders 

    Meet some of our experts contributors from previous programmes

    Stacey Ferreira

    Serial Entrepreneur and Author

    Nicole Quinn

    Partner, Lightspeed Ventures

    Eric McAfee

    Serial Entrepreneur

    Leela Srinivasan


    Dan Glazer

    Partner, Wilson Sonsini

    Stacey Shirra

    Head of Talent,

    James Chadwick

    Former Director of Marketing, Facebook (Meta)

    Mike Welch

    Founder, Tirescanner

    Saasha Celestial-One

    Cofounder, OLIO

    Monique Woodard

    Investor, Cake Ventures

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