PwC Startup Growth Programmes

For fast growth, disruptive startups who want to shape the future through scalable innovation.

3 locations

6 industries

70+ startups

PwC & SwiftScale London Programme

The PwC and SwiftScale London Programme connects 10-15 fast growing and revenue generating enterprise startups with key decision makers within large organisations over a period of 12 weeks. This intensive programme focuses on sales and traction, through a combination of executive mentorship from PwC and external business leaders, lead generation and a sales-focused business curriculum.

By introducing our extensive client network and supporting the startups with our core services such as accounting, consulting, tax and legal, PwC is well positioned to deliver a programme that can deliver value and opportunities.

Status: Next programme, Spring '17


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“Disruptive innovation in the work place is creating new challenges and opportunities for every business. Traditional industry and business models are rapidly evolving and new technologies, enhanced data analytics and changing demographics are re-shaping the world of work.”

Stephanie Hyde, Partner UK Executive Board

Future of Health Programme

PwC Startup Growth Programmes have launched The Future of Health in collaboration with UP ventures group. Based in Manchester, at Salford's Media City, the 12 week programme connects fast growing health scale-ups focusing on employee wellbeing, connected health and long term care, with industry leaders, executives and PwC experts. The programme combines a sales and industry focused business development curriculum, with access to sales and pilot opportunities.

Status: Future of Health has now launched!

Commercial growth

Be introduced to progressive corporates that are looking for new products to pilot in their businesses.

Access our network

Get direct access to our subject matter experts, influencers, senior industry leaders, decision makers and investors to build your networks.

Get more from PwC

Gain insight and discounts from PwC’s startup/SME focused products and services such as My Financepartner, My Lawpartner and Nifty R&D.

Business masterclasses

Opt-in to our masterclasses delivered by both senior PwC specialists and exceptional business leaders who will share their own experiences and provide valuable insight to help accelerate your sales and growth.

Peer insights

Engage with the rest of cohort and alumni to share experiences, knowledge and avoid common pitfalls.

What’s the benefit for corporates?

Access innovation

Experience technology that is disrupting your industry and gain exclusive early access to the latest products and innovation.

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Community engagement

Tap into our growing network of business leaders, senior executives, investors and entrepreneurs. 

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Generate new revenue streams

Showcase your company’s culture, strategy and services to explore mutually beneficial pilot and partnership opportunities.

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Reduce costs

Discover and implement technology that can improve your processes, strengthen efficiency and reduce costs.

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Inspire entrepreneurial culture

Learn from a community of talent and visionaries to promote and inspire innovative culture within your firm.

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Get involved

The business landscape is changing, and PwC recognises that many companies within the SME market have a bold vision to define it.

As passionate supporters of startup and scale-up businesses, PwC works alongside these companies aiming to implement their visionary innovation for them and their clients. Through our vast network of specialists, and a firm understanding of the challenges and opportunities of scaling a business, PwC are well positioned to provide a wide-range of expertise at all stages of the startup growth cycle; from increasing sales opportunities through client introductions to providing HR, legal and tax advice.

PwC truly believes that collaboration and partnership is at the heart of successful innovation, and are excited to support emerging talent on their growth journey, by connecting them with the world’s most progressive and influential brands.

Our programmes provide the missing link between the world of corporates and the innovation ecosystem. So, if you’re a corporate looking to innovate, or a startup looking to scale, please get in contact.

"We’re bringing together fast-growing and ambitious scale-ups with the world’s biggest brands in a dynamic environment which allows both sides to learn from the other to build commercial opportunities."

Nigel Howlett - UK Digital Private Business Leader

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Contact us

Tom Hoskin
Startup Growth Programmes Lead
Tel: +44 (0)20 721 21518

Jonathan Hollis
Startup Growth Programmes Manager
Tel: +44 (0)7517 408 366

Daniel Sinclair
Startup Growth Programmes - London Lead
Tel: +44 (0)20 7804 3959

Aine McTiernan
Future of Health Lead
Tel: +44 (0)7843 331 771

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