Program Directory

All of our programs at a glance

Corporate Accelerator

In this hands-on program, we’ll embed your team with startup companies from SU Ventures—as well as our incredible roster of faculty experts, mentors, and coaches—to evolve a prototype into a minimum viable product. Learn how to incorporate exponential technologies and operate like a nimble startup.

Disruption Workshop

In this workshop, SU experts help small teams of innovators identify disruptive forces relevant to their industry and ideate ways to convert them from threats to business opportunities. Ideation sessions at HQ often fail because participants are too anchored in today’s paradigm or their particular expertise. This program breaks that cycle by convening a diverse range of experts who provoke unexpected ideas and solutions based on their unique perspective on the future.

Executive Program

In this week-long immersive experience in Silicon Valley, we'll examine how key converging technologies will shape our future and explore ethical leadership in a world of rapid change. This intensive program is intended for senior leaders in business, government, and nonprofit sectors with the desire to have a positive impact at scale, and who want to create their organization’s future—and the world’s future—not simply react to it.

Experts on Air

Join us every week for virtual presentations and live Q&A with SU faculty on the cutting edge of exponential technologies and innovation. Register for a free session!

Exponential Business Model Workshop

In this intensive sprint, you’ll create an exponential technology development plan to quickly commercialize solutions using best practices for building nimble organizational structures, teams, and processes that in turn provide a strategic and operational foundation to respond to new technology shifts and deploy new solutions.

Exponential Finance Summit

This intensive three-day conference brings together a select group of leading executives, investors, and entrepreneurs from around the globe to explore how exponential technologies are impacting business and our economy.

Exponential Innovation Program

In this immersive three-day program, we’ll take you on a journey through exponential technologies, innovation, and leadership with a combination of lectures, hands-on learning, case studies, and peer networking to give you a clear view of the future and prepare you to take action. You’ll gain a new set of tools and a personalized action plan that maps out an innovation journey to propel your organization forward successfully. 

Exponential Manufacturing Summit

Four hundred technology investors, entrepreneurs, and manufacturing industry executives gather for a rigorous two-day program preparing them for the dawn of the exponential industrial age. Arm yourself with the information, skills, and network needed to position yourself and your company for success in an era of exponential change.

Exponential Medicine Summit

In this intensive four-day experience, we gather world-class faculty, innovators, and organizations from across the biomedical and technology spectrum to explore and leverage the convergence of fast moving technologies in the reinvention and future of health and medicine.

Exponential Strategy Program

In tailored sessions, senior executives explore forces disrupting their businesses and industries, identify and prioritize new opportunity spaces, evaluate relevant methods and tools, and align on how to catalyze change inside their organizations.

Exponential Technology and Startup Radar

Our experts will help your team will develop deep expertise and identify new build/buy/partner opportunities during this intensive sprint by providing a thorough evaluation of a specific technology or trend relevant to your company—where it is today, where it’s projected to go, startup and VC activity, academic R&D lab projects, and more.

Field Innovation Exchange

FIX pairs SU startups and global nonprofit organizations to implement cutting-edge technology on location over a period of 3-6 weeks. In each engagement, visionary technology teams aim to validate products, iterate with real-world feedback, and accelerate product maturity.

Foundations of Exponential Thinking

This is a focused, three-day, executive learning program that has been specifically designed as a practical jumpstart for future-focused leaders. This program will provide the most critical knowledge and tools you need to plan and influence the future of your industry and your own career in this exponential era.

Global Impact Challenges

These competitions are held in partnership with sponsor organizations worldwide, organized by geography and theme. Challenges identify outstanding entrepreneurs, leaders, scientists, and engineers with the most innovative ideas for moonshot innovations and startups that can positively impact a billion people in 10 years.

Global Solutions Program

Our flagship program convenes talented changemakers from across the globe to create innovative solutions leveraging exponential technologies that will positively impact the future of humanity.

Impact Scholars

In this engagement, participants will first explore how to drive social impact by exploring the exponential technologies that will shape our future. Then, SU Impact Scholars will learn to leverage those transformational tools, ideas, and connections to inspire and activate local communities and the broader SU community.

Innovation Partnership Program

This is a valuable, curated membership of non-competitive Fortune 500 companies who meet and learn from Silicon Valley’s brightest technologists, entrepreneurs, innovators, and business strategists. IPP members are dedicated to staying a step ahead of the technological curve. This program is produced in partnership with Deloitte and XPrize.

Online Courses

Experience SU's brand new online offerings. Enroll in the free course, Understanding Exponentials, to jump start your journey. Apply for the Exponential Foundations Series where we’ll take you and a cohort of likeminded leaders to the future and back. Learn how to think exponentially and develop the skills that will put you on a path towards building an abundant future.

Open Innovation Challenge

Harness the wisdom of the crowd to identify breakthrough ideas and concepts with disruptive potential sourced from inside your organization or SU’s global community of inspired solvers. Your company will be able to evaluate and select the winning idea(s) to transition into incubation and rapid prototyping.

Program for Exponential Leadership

This program teaches current and aspiring leaders how to embrace new competencies required to navigate in our new reality—an increasingly unpredictable and dynamic environment of nonstop Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA). The program is designed to prepare leaders to become Exponential Leaders—change agents and boundary-pushers responsible for championing a new vision for the future and establishing an organizational climate and culture that fosters learning, adaptability, and speed.

Prototyping Sprint

Prototyping Sprints enable small teams and leaders to experiment with a future-focused, fast-moving, and inspiring partner and execute outside the confines of your core organization. In two-week sprints over 12 weeks, we start with an idea, develop an early concept, explore and design a user experience, create personas and customer journeys, and build a working prototype. We also perform real-time customer validation to (in)validate hypotheses and improve user experience.

Re[solve]

The Re[solve] Programs are like three-day mini-sabbaticals from your everyday demands. Developed to reset your vision as an exponential leader, each Re[solve] focuses on a different global grand challenge and is designed to reveal key areas ripe for disruption.

Science Fiction Design Intelligence (SciFi D.I.) Workshop

In this workshop, we begin with the end in mind and define a variety of compelling futures, based on everything we know about accelerating technologies and trends and how they could shape your (future) industry. We convene creative collaborators like science fiction writers, illustrators, designers, technologists, and futurists to bring these new worlds to life. Then we work backward to develop roadmaps for new products, services, and business models.

SingularityU International Summits

SingularityU International Summits are two-day events hosted by SU partners across the globe to help local leaders understand how to apply exponential technologies to create positive change and economic growth in their regions. They become an annual point of connection and inspiration, a catalyst to accelerate a local culture of innovation, a platform for people to work on impact initiatives, and an opportunity to convene members of the community for discussion around rapidly changing technologies.

SU Global Summit

SU Global Summit is the annual gathering of the Singularity University ecosystem of thinkers, leaders, and doers. Assemble in San Francisco, CA with world-class attendees during a multi-day experience to help redefine the future of business, technology, and humanity. Don’t miss this chance to explore the latest technologies that are affecting every major industry.

SU Ventures

SU Ventures is the first and only program dedicated to startups leveraging exponentially accelerating technologies to address humanity’s grand challenges. We take a long-term view and provide all-you-can-engage access to the capital, customers, and connections needed to take your startup from concept to scale, and beyond.

Team Incubation

Team Incubation Sprints enable small teams and leaders to experiment with a future-focused, fast-moving, and inspiring partner and execute outside the confines of your core organization. This immersive experience teaches your team how to prototype and test disruptive ideas. By applying our Design for Exponentials methodology, we help teams move from concept to design and development to working prototype.