"You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards…this approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."
"Lots of companies don't succeed over time. What do they fundamentally do wrong? They usually miss the future."
"The future depends on what you do today."
"A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."
"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."
"The future doesn’t belong to the fainthearted. It belongs to the brave."
What we're really good at
We identify signals from the future that require a call-to-action today.
We provide thought-provoking insights through our global network of gurus and futurists.
We design and deliver high-impact leadership experiences that create momentum for change.
We define exponential growth strategies and simplify their communication.
We integrate disruptive technologies that create unique market advantage.
We build new businesses with extraordinary value propositions – and then we take them to market.
We establish focused corporate venture capital vehicles.
We co-invest in new businesses with our clients and partners.
We design, build and implement bespoke innovation- and collaboration spaces.
We’re often asked, “What does the Business of Tomorrow look like?” The answer lies in our approach. Our Strategy from the Future™ and deep outside-in research process provides a confident understanding of the future, so that you are empowered to take action.
Yes, the future is unknown, but with the right tools it can be understood and embraced. We stretch the thinking of our leaders to open up opportunities for evolution, shifting the future from a daunting mystery to a fertile field of growth possibilities.
Through provocative thinking and unconventional ideas, we support businesses to understand and maximise the boundless promise that lies just around the corner. We see potential for growth everywhere – and soon, you will too.
Bravery is a curious thing. In business, taking bold action starts by asking yourself: “What will success look like in the future?”
In Step 1, we stretch the thinking of leaders to identify opportunities for both evolution and revolution, In Step 2, we then proceed to unpack the practical implementation requirements that turn ideas into actions that create impact and value.
A list of ambitious opportunities, balanced by a well-defined view of risks and “no-go”-areas; are required to design a robust, high-impact game plan. This plan does not only empower your current business – it will also supercharge your future.
Based on our experience, the best game plans are founded on proven corporate venturing principles. The identification of proprietary methods, informed and validated by deep research eliminate guesswork.
This is the part where we move from thinking, to doing.
It is where we take the bull by the horns to create results.
It is where we meaningfully move the dial by putting runs on the scoreboard.
Easier said than done, right? To close the growth gap, you need to shatter the business of today mindset to reimagine and invest in the business of tomorrow. We’ll show you how.
We are a team of future-thinkers and challengers at heart – but we are known to succeed. Our unique approach allows bold leaders to turn their dreams into reality and execute on their ultimate growth aspirations.
When we say that we create tomorrow together we truly mean it. We actively partner with our clients to build game changing businesses and we co-invest to unlock exponential growth.
Our partners and clients are bold leaders. They create their own tomorrow because they are ready to change the game today.
But, why do they choose us – what sets Futureworld™ apart?
We focus on outcomes that will deliver supercharged shareholder and stakeholder value. We cut through the clutter and move at pace.
Our unique approach has been shaped by our extensive experience over more than three decades of successful partnerships with leading global companies and governments. We don’t just provide advice and then walk away. We align interests by co-investing in new businesses alongside you, and take accountability to deliver results.
Our partnering model is a brave one. We embrace “wicked problems” – problems that are difficult to solve based on questions that often have no clear answers. We use provocative thinking to trigger unconventional ideas.
We are a battle-hardened team of thinkers and doers with a proven track record. The diversity of our mindsets and capabilities yield unique insights – and our collective passion maximises our impact.