The idea of starting a company dedicated to mapping the future came to our founder Lars Tvede as he was writing the first edition of the Supertrends book. The difficulty he experienced in gathering information about the future prompted him to look for a better way to anticipate future technologies and how they would change lives.
This idea is elevated even more by crowdsourcing knowledge about innovations from the experts shaping the future. We are creating a better way to predict and inform yourself on the future of industries and innovation as a whole.
Lars is a Danish national, currently living in Switzerland. As the author of two “Supertrends” books as well as countless other publications, Lars has always had a passion for innovations and future technologies.
He is the force behind Supertrends and our daily inspiration.
At Supertrends, we give a voice to the true creators and inventors while enabling decision-makers to absorb this information in a less simple, digestible, and structured format. We are developing the Supertrends ecosystem to guide anyone interested through the complexities and uncertainties of the future.
We are fully aware that we cannot predict the future, and all our data indicates that the invention of a working crystal ball is still a distant prospect. Until then, we believe the future can be best anticipated by learning from the collective “swarm” intelligence of a diverse group of experts, along with published academic research.
Supertrends values the power of crowdsourcing and collective intelligence in order to determine our most likely future. By crowdsourcing and sounding out the top experts working on the latest innovations and disruptive technologies, we want to discover new ideas that will transform lives, businesses, and entire industries.
Our platform, also known as “Future as a Service” (FaaS), aims to educate and enable anyone to explore exciting advances and discover the potential of future technology and innovation, and share their own visions and predictions!
What we are trying to create is no small feat, and it wouldn’t be possible without the incredible team behind Supertrends. While we are still small, our team is growing rapidly. We represent eight nationalities, speak ten languages, and work from four different countries. We know that we cannot achieve this on our own, but as a group, we are doing some amazing things.
Supertrends Institute is about how you can create your best possible future. It is a global futures learning and practicing platform leveraging the insight and experience of your peers and our partners from around the world. Do you feel that you or your organization could have a better vision or strategy for your future? On-demand learning and real-time practice with your peers connects you with the mindsets, skills, and tools you need to be on your path to your most desired future – It all starts with the action you take today.