Scale | Manchester

12 Scale-ups, 40+ Corporates, 20+ industry experts

The Programme

PwC is launching Scale | Manchester in early 2018 to support the region as a leading digital and technology hub. The programme will connect innovative and high growth scale-ups with opportunities for commercial growth, market leaders and industry insiders. We are inviting B2B enterprise scale-ups across the Greater Manchester and NW region to apply now.


  • Starts: March 2018, Manchester
  • 12 weeks
  • Enterprise B2B

Scale-up criteria

  • Revenue generating
  • Series A growth stage
  • Validated product

Programme structure

Programme launch – End of March 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 – 11th April 2018
A private event to showcase your business to the cohort, PwC and our programme partners
  • Pitch to the programme cohort, PwC and our partner and our partners about the applications of your technology.
  • Engage with PwC executives and gain feedback from well-versed corporate buyers.
Executive event – 19th April 2018
A private event to connect with executives
  • Pitch your business in front of our corporate executive audience.
  • Networking opportunity with senior industry leaders.
  • Access to thought leaders and PwC senior partners.
Investor event – 23rd May 2018
A private event to connect with investors
  • Pitch to over 50 VCs, PE Houses and High Net Worth individuals who are looking to invest at a level that matches your growth ambitions.


Programme finale – 7th June 2018
A private event for clients, mentors, sponsors and founders
  • Pitch to 150 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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