Startups and emerging companies

As a new company you face many challenges. As you grow from an idea to a startup to finally getting funded there are many challenges to overcome including protecting your competitive advantage, getting market traction and maintaining sustainable growth for your company. Take a look at what we believe are some of the hurdles your new company may face at each stage of development.

What we do

As your venture grows from an idea to a startup, as you commence to scale and approach your exit there are many challenges to overcome, such as funding your business and maintaining sustainable growth.

PwC is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs, startups and emerging companies, as we strive to identify and support disruptive innovation that can radically reshape industries. We are well positioned to leverage our extensive client network who can offer opportunities and value to the companies that we support.

Working in collaboration with a range of exciting and vibrant companies our team of dedicated fast growth specialists is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs. We provide tailored advice and solutions for each stage of your growth journey, from startup through international expansion to exit, exploiting our vast know-how and our unique tools to provide support of the highest quality and added value. We are with you every step of the way.

Benefits of joining us

  • Access to the PwC Network and our clients: Meet subject matter experts, influencers, senior industry leaders, investors and decision makers
  • Services: Insight from PwC’s startup and scaleup focused products and services, as well as insights and information on industries and market players
  • Accelerated Growth: Clear programme goals, tailored KPIs and continual performance reviews to drive revenue growth and/or market traction
  • Commercial opportunities: Introductions to potential pilot and partnership opportunities and an extensive investor network
  • Publicity and exposure: Multiple opportunities to pitch your product or service in front of key decision makers, profiling through PwC’s primary media channels and invitations to internal events, Demo Days and client showcases
  • Assistance throughout the entire fundraising or M&A campaign, from the definition of the appropriate strategy until the closure of the transaction


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Contact us

Raffaele Perrone

Associate Partner, PwC Italy

Tel: +39 02 7785206

Massimo Benedetti

Partner, PwC Italy

Tel: +39 02 80646066

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