Scale | Impact

12 Scale-ups, 40+ Corporates, 50+ PwC Experts

The Programme

The UN Sustainable Development Goals represent the most ambitious targets for tackling the most significant global challenges facing the world today and future generations. PwC's Social Entrepreneurs Club and Impact Hub Kings Cross are teaming up to co-run a series of programmes to help meet these goals by accelerating the growth of impact ventures. We are supporting fast growth impact ventures to connect to key decision makers and industry leaders in the public and private sector as well as experts within the community. Our first programme will centre around the SDGs 4 and 8: Quality Education and Employment opportunities. The 12 week programme runs from April 2018. Applications are now open.


  • Starts April 2018, London
  • 12 weeks
  • Education & Employment Opportunities

Scale-up criteria

  • Revenue generating
  • Fast growth
  • Validated product or service with social impact at its core

Programme structure

Programme Launch - April 2018

The programme events are an essential and mandatory part of the curriculum. Meet carefully selected executives and contacts who are willing to open their networks to drive sales opportunities for your business.


First Look Event - Week 2
Pitch your business to the cohort, PwC and Impact Hub
  • Pitch to PwC and Impact Hub about the applications of your product or service.
  • Gain valuable feedback on your pitch in preparation of the executive evening.
PwC Partner and Alliance Event - Week 5
A private event to showcase your business to PwC experts, our programme partners and allied businesses
  • Pitch to PwC and our channel partners to fulfil or augment your go-to-market strategy.
  • Access potential customers and collaborators through PwC’s strategic alliances.
Executive Event - Week 9
A private event to connect with executives
  • Pitch your business in front of PwC & IHKX’s corporate executive audience.
  • Networking opportunity with senior industry leaders.


Programme Finale - Week 11
A private event for clients, mentors and founders
  • Pitch to 100+ attendees, including executives, journalists and senior PwC partners and clients.
  • Network and promote your startup within the wider ecosystem.
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Meet the team

Tom Hoskin

Scale-up programmes, PwC United Kingdom


Jonathan Hollis

Scale-up programmes, PwC United Kingdom


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