A program on building resilient and sustainable tech businesses


Armed with a mission to shape the Philippine startup economy, the Scale program is an initiative among government entities and recognized companies in the country. PwC Philippines and the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), together with QBO Innovation Hub, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Foxmont Capital Partners, and other partners seek to develop promising startups across various industries through a process of mentorship and advisory.


The Scale program aims to: 

  • develop startups with the potential to drive the country’s economy forward
  • attract investors and business partners to the Philippine economy
  • showcase tech-driven solutions 
  • help boost innovation across several industries.

Intended participants

  • Startups looking to grow and want to scale
  • Corporates that are shaping the digital future of their organizations and are open to working with startups
  • Strategic investors who are looking for promising and sustainable startups

Our partners

MAP - PwC PH Scale

Established in 1950, the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) envisions to be the leading organization committed to promote management excellence for nation-building. MAP is led by a diverse group of people with years of experience and expertise in their own fields.

QBO - PwC PH Scale

Since 2016, QBO has been actively helping startups to succeed, developing the PH startup ecosystem and forwarding tech and innovation. QBO is committed to creating a globally competitive startup ecosystem in the Philippines through dynamic collaboration of talents, mentors, investors and other stakeholders.

Foxmont - PwC PH Scale

Founded in 2018, Foxmont Capital Partners is a Philippine-focused venture capital fund that invests in early stage, tech-driven, and scalable startups in e-commerce, fintech, health tech and others.

DTI - PwC PH Scale

The DTI is responsible for realizing the country's goal of globally competitive and innovative industry and services sector that contribute to inclusive growth and employment generation.


  • Deal process
  • Valuation
  • Controls and structuring
  • Technology


  • Exposure to experienced companies and organizations
  • Sessions with industry experts and recognized individuals
  • Engagement with other startups in different industries


  • Knowledge
    Knowledgeable on various business processes from company valuation, data analytics to ESG and sustainability
  • Readiness
    Ready to face investors and present their ideas with confidence
  • Capabilities
    Capable of handling company-wide decisions amid the changing environment and economy
  • Insights
    Insightful in planning for the long term considering all stakeholders

Get to know the Top 15


Contact us

Allan M. Cao

Allan M. Cao

Assurance and Markets Executive Director, PwC Philippines

Tel: +63 (2) 8845 2728

Karen Patricia Rogacion

Karen Patricia Rogacion

Deals and Corporate Finance Partner, PwC Philippines

Tel: +63 (2) 8845 2728