The Scale Program

Our Scale Program unites the startup ecosystem and creates a platform for exchange between startups, corporates and strategic investors.

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Jannis Grube & Stephan Hofnagel

Stephan Hofnagel
Co-Lead Startup Services at PwC Germany
Tel.: +49 160 2575625
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Jannis Grube
PwC’s Scale | Co-Lead Startups PwC Germany
Tel.: +49 171 9168330
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Become part of the ecosystem

For whom is the Scale Program intended?

  • Startups that are looking to grow and want to scale.
  • Corporates that are shaping the digital future of their company, want to learn and are open to constructive exchanges with startups.
  • Strategic investors that are looking for promising startups and are ready to initiate contact.

“The Scale Program is a great opportunity for young companies to exchange ideas with many different stakeholders in the startup ecosystem. For me personally, as a serial founder and angel investor, it is always exciting to hear about the latest ideas and the challenges that founders have.”

Christian Vollmann,serial entrepreneur, investor, chairman of the board at nebenan.de

Why choose the Scale Program?

For startups

For startups, Scale is an accelerator for obtaining growth, specialist support, and access to markets, customers and investors.

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For corporates and strategic investors

For established companies and investors, Scale is an ideal point of entry to the innovation ecosystem.

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“The Scale Program offers a great chance to engage in an easy, informal exchange of ideas and to make valuable contacts.”

Philip Brandecker, Head of M&A, Director Corporate Development, New Work SE

Currently in focus: our scale programs

Scale B2B Tech

Start: September or November 2022

Scale | B2B Tech is a cross-industry program for B2B tech startups from all over Germany that are looking to grow and take the next step. Over a period of approximately five months, we will help you overcome barriers to scaling and introduce you to well-known established companies and investors. By participating in the program, you will generate a valuable and sustainable exchange of knowledge with our experts, external partners such as serial entrepreneurs, business angels or VCs and you will have the chance to present your company to potential customers and strategic investors of tomorrow.

idual program modules enable you and your business to quickly reach the next level. During various program formats, you as founders will have the opportunity to get to know a large network of executives and decision-makers and to present your business to selected PwC clients and corporate investors. In our masterclasses and 1:1 sessions, you will receive essential knowledge from PwC experts and external partners and profit from individual support tailored to the needs of your company. During the program, you will also be coached and supported by mentors.

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Scale Smart City & Mobility

Start: Fall 2022

Scale | Smart City & Mobility is an innovative program for startups looking to grow and take the next step. In this program, we focus on the cities and communities of the future as well as mobility concepts of the future. Over a period of approximately twelve weeks, we will support you to overcome barriers to scaling and meet influential industry-specific companies and investors. By participating in the program, you will benefit from a valuable and sustainable exchange of knowledge with our industry experts, external partners such as serial entrepreneurs, corporates or VCs and have the chance to present your company to potential customers and strategic investors of tomorrow.

Our individual program modules enable you and your business to quickly reach the next level. During the program, you as a founder will have the opportunity to meet a large network of executives and decision makers from your industry and present your business to selected PwC clients. In our Masterclasses & Insight Sessions, you will gain essential knowledge and experience from PwC industry experts as well as corporates and investors, and profit from individual support tailored to the needs of your startup.

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Scale Female

Start: End of October 2022

Scale | Female Founders is an innovative program for startups looking to grow and take the next step in their business development. We want to create more visibility for underrepresented female founders and make the startup ecosystem more diverse. To achieve this goal, we start with one of the most important groups: women founders. Over a period of approximately twelve weeks, we will support you in overcoming barriers to scaling and getting to know influential industry-specific companies and investors. By participating in the program, you will benefit from a valuable and sustainable exchange of knowledge with our experts, external partners and VCs and have the chance to present your company to potential customers and strategic investors of tomorrow.

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Scale Industry

The world is in a constant state of change - same as we are - constantly strive to bring new programs to life.

Can you not assign your solution, idea or startup to one of the current programs? No problem, register via our open form and help us to shape the future of the scale programs!

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Get to know us!

To ensure seamless collaboration between all stakeholders, you need a highly functioning team with diverse skills and expertise. That’s exactly what we have created.

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“The startup ecosystem is really exciting for established companies like ours, and we can learn from the founders on the technical level but also in many other areas. That’s why I think it’s great that PwC’s Scale Program connects startups with established companies like ours. PwC helps us to make new contacts and gives the growing companies the support they need to be prepared for a potential collaboration.”

Kathrin Dahnke, CFO, OSRAM Licht AG
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Stephan Hofnagel

Stephan Hofnagel

PwC's Scale | Co-Lead Startup Service, PwC Germany

Tel: +49 30 2636-4813

Jannis Grube

Jannis Grube

PwC's Scale | Co-Lead Startup Service, PwC Germany

Tel: +49 171 9168330

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