Future of Health Programme

Venue: Manchester, UK

*Apply by 17th February*

PwC are launching their latest Startup Growth Programme, The Future of Health, in partnership with UP ventures group. The 12-week programme, based in Manchester, will commence on 6th March 2017 and will focus on connecting fast growth health startups, large organisations and leading industry players to drive innovation and create business opportunities. They are looking for 10-15 fast growth, innovative startup who are shaping the landscape through employee health, connected healthcare and long term care.

PwC are passionate about supporting entrepreneurs, small businesses and startups, as they strive to identify disruptive innovation in key sectors by collaborating with and driving growth for startups to build innovative solutions. They are well positioned to leverage their extensive client network who can offer opportunities and value to the companies on the programme. The programme will charge a fixed fee and PwC does not take any equity.

To apply, your startup needs to be revenue generating, be adequately funded, and focused on scaling your business.

Programme Benefits

Commercial opportunities - Introductions to potential pilots and partnerships working alongside industry leading organisations to drive sales opportunities

Access to key personnel - Meet PwC's wide network of subject matter experts, senior industry leaders, decision makers and investor community

Products and services - Gain insight and discounts from PwC’s startup / scale-up focussed products and services such as My Financepartner, Nifty R&D and a dedicated co-working space

Publicity and exposure - Promotion through PwC and UP’s primary media channels.

Exclusive events - Demo Days, Investor lunches and client showcases

Accelerated growth - Clear programme goals, tailored KPIs and continual performance reviews to drive revenue growth and/or market traction

The Process

If your application is successful, you will be invited to submit further documents, followed by an interview, and a meeting with PwC and UP.

The Commitment 

The programme will start 6th March 2017 and run for 12 weeks finishing with the demo day on the 6th June 2017. At least one of your team members will be expected to attend mentoring sessions and workshops 2/3 times a week during that period. There will also be a commitment to attend various one off events such as the demo days and the investor lunch.

For more information, contact – aine.mctiernan@pwc.com and tom.m.hoskin@pwc.com or visit the Future of Health Programme page