The Raise Programme

The Startup Fundraising Proposition by PwC NextLevel

Working together for success

Is your start-up starting to show success, but you lack the necessary funding to grow? Are you getting a headache thinking about how to find the right investor that best suits your goals? Then you've come to the right place at the Raise programme. We will accompany you on your journey from the development of your business plan, to the execution of the deal, and help you raise capital for your growth.

Our services at a glance

  • Support with your Business Plan, Financial Model and Pitch Deck
  • Access to the right VCs and investors from the PwC network
  • Increase the chances of raising your first significant round of institutional funding

"The PwC Raise Programme has helped us enormously, not just to get 'investor-ready' but also in helping us beyond the topics covered in the masterclasses. As an earlier stage company, the Raise Team provided significant value by providing additional, specialized sessions tailored to our specific needs via one-to-one sessions with the relevant experts."

Matthew Klimpke,Co-founder and CEO of Vyking

Our proposition

Raise programme

A programme for a cohort of 10 companies looking to raise their first significant institutional financing round.

Raise Investment programme

Is your startup looking for its first significant round of institutional funding, but you want to concentrate on your business instead of dedicating all your time to raising finance? We can help: become investor-ready with the help of PwC experts who will support you through your next financing round.

The Raise Programme is a 10-week part-time programme based in Berlin, to help up to ten scale-ups raise institutional finance.

It comprises of a series of masterclasses focusing exclusively on getting you investor and pitch ready. With our support, you will prepare all of your documents, we work with you together on your perfect pitch, and at the end of the programme, you’ll pitch to 60+ Venture Capital and Family Offices.

But our journey doesn’t end there. You’ll also receive hands-on support finding an investor who is right for you (we hope you’ll have a few). All to help you to draw out the best offer to enable you to receive the optimum terms for you and your business.

Timeline Raise programme

Infographic timeline raise programme PwC

Raise+ Service

A programme for pitch preparation alongside extensive, 1-1 support.

Do you prefer one-to-one coaching? Then Raise+ is the best choice for you. This service is similar to our Raise Programme, but with the difference; there is no cohort of startups, only you.

We take time to get to know you and your business before the process of investor readiness begins. We can advise you on your equity story, business plan including financial model, and due diligence readiness. And if required, we’ll help you to develop a pitch document that investors will find compelling. You will also be challenged on typical investor questions and coached on your pitch technique.

At the end of the process we can also arrange meetings with hand-picked VC/Family Office investors who have shown a clear interest in investing in your sector.

Contact us

Enrico Reiche

Enrico Reiche

Raise Programme Lead, PwC Next Level, PwC Germany

Tel: +49 1511 6781604

Alexander Binstain

Alexander Binstain

Raise Programme Co-Manager, PwC NextLevel, PwC Germany

Tel: +49 1515 2851216

Sherin Maruhn

Sherin Maruhn

Raise Programme Co-Manager, PwC Next Level, PwC Germany

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