Scale | Commerce

10 Scale-ups, 40+ Corporates, 30+ industry experts

The Programme

Building on the success of Scale | Commerce, the third iteration of our exciting programme brings even more commercial opportunities, fantastic experts and PwC partners. Based in London, the programme is open to high growth scale-up businesses expanding in the commerce sector; those who are improving the customer experience and looking to connect with some of the world’s biggest brands. The 10 week programme runs from April 2019.

The programme has three core components. The pitching events will give founders the opportunity to meet carefully selected executives and contacts who are willing to open their networks to drive sales opportunities for your business. Group workshops will provide an opportunity for your wider team to hear from a combination of PwC and industry experts. Individual support will include coaching, business support and other more bespoke advice, ensuring your business is fit for scale.


  • Starts: April 2019, London
  • 10 week programme
  • Commerce


Scale-up criteria

  • Validated product
  • Revenue generating
  • Approaching Series A and beyond

Programme structure

Programme Launch and Pitch Preparation
Showcase your business to the cohort and our expert pitch coaches
  • Meet the rest of the cohort
  • Pitch to our specialist coaches and receive valuable feedback to support your value proposition
Pitch to PwC
PwC business leaders and client owners review your value proposition
  • Our partners and sector experts assess the applications of your technology
  • Engage with PwC leaders who regularly interact with our corporate clients
Executive Evening
Connect with our corporate executive network
  • Present your business in front of a curated room of corporate executives, business leaders and PwC senior stakeholders
  • Network with senior industry leaders to drive commercial opportunities
Corporate engagement and business support
  • Leverage our network to connect with business leaders
  • We dig deeper into your business to help you scale effectively through a combination of expert-led workshops, 1-to-1 connections and bespoke business support
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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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