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Raise Programme: Supporting high-growth scale-ups raise their Series A

If you are a fast-growth, early-stage business looking to Raise between £1m - £5m, then our Raise Programme has been designed to supercharge you on your fundraise.

We know when raising capital you will want your fundraising process to be as efficient as possible, while still having the bandwidth required to be able to grow your business. The Raise programme has been built with exactly that in mind, while offering a 360 degree viewpoint from active investors, successful entrepreneurs, technical specialists and PwC expertise regarding the fundraising process and scaling your business.

This operates on a success-fee basis - allowing us to build a partnership with you on your fundraise and beyond.

EAVE shares their experience of raising £2m in Series A

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Getting you investor ready

Our programme begins with 5 days of intensive workshops, best practice investor documents based on our experience and 1-on-1 support. This section of the programme includes a series of masterclasses on:

  • Optimising your suite of investor documents to maximise your chances of success;
  • Perfecting your investor pitch, including a ‘dry run’ utilising our network of investors and our PwC pitch coaches;
  • The wider tools and expertise needed to fast track your growth, including access to experts in the field, both from PwC and our wider network of professional partners such as successful entrepreneurs and current venture investors


Pitching to our venture investors

We then hold an investor day, where you will pitch to c.100 institutional investors from our network, after receiving guidance on your deck and pitching skills by an expert pitch coach.


Commercial term sheet negotiations

We will guide you through commercial term sheet negotiations using our market-leading expertise to ensure you receive investment on terms that are optimised for you and your business.


Guiding you through your dilligence process

We will support your due diligence processes as you enter the final stages of your investment journey - leveraging the collective experience and expertise of the Raise team and the wider PwC network.


Don’t just take our word for it:

Advizzo, £2.4m Raise from Earthworm

“PwC at its best with state of the art support to successfully execute a Series A. The PwC team are outstanding professionals. I highly recommend the Raise programme for entrepreneurs willing to efficiently deliver their fund Raise.” —Patrice Guillouzic, Founder

Essentia Analytics, £2.5m Raise from Calculus

“Raise is an intensive, practical programme for companies that are going places and are serious about getting there.” —Clare Flynn Levy, CEO

Humley, £0.7m Raise from Mercia

“The programme enabled us to be fully informed of every stage of the investment process, with valuable support and guidance from experts in the space. This meant we were able to accelerate the whole process and pitch in front of 100 investors with just 6 advisory sessions. Having run investment processes in the past, I found PwC’s Raise | Ventures approach much more business friendly and efficient, which enabled me to continue to maintain my core focus on Humley itself.” —Adam Harrold, CEO

If you are looking to Raise between £1m - £5m and think the Raise Programme could be an option for you, please get in touch with our team.