Emerging Companies

PwC Private's services for high-growth businesses

Emerging companies

PwC is a one-stop shop for all services that emerging companies would need from early stage through to exit.

We provide growth strategy and capital raise services to startups, scaleups and high-growth emerging companies.

We are well-connected in the Australian and global ecosystems and have experts with deep sector, investor, and founder experience.

Where are you now, and where do you want to get to?

Our team is designed to bring the best of PwC to help you get there more quickly and efficiently while protecting your competitive advantage. To do this our team offers a range of tailored services to startups, scaleups, and high-growth businesses.

PwC’s business growth solutions are designed to help clients achieve sustainable growth, navigate challenges, and make informed strategic decisions.

You make hundreds of decisions every day. So you need a trusted business adviser who can cut through the noise. One with the scope, scale, and expertise to help you tackle challenges.

We can help you to: 

  • Develop or augment your business strategy including new sales channels & partnerships
  • Design your growth journey, including understanding inorganic growth options
  • Prepare your business for new investors
  • Develop business growth solutions
  • Create startup growth strategies
  • Identify revenue growth strategies and improved pricing opportunities

We work with startups, scaleups and SMEs to design, develop and launch their go-to-market strategies. We focus on your needs and goals, addressing your pain points so you can focus on what matters.

We can help you to: 

  • Build your route-to-market and/or optimise your go-to-market strategy
  • Challenge and fine-tune your assumptions, feeding in our market and sector knowledge and experience
  • Identify and fine-tune your sales channel strategy
  • Benchmark product metrics, including pricing, marketing, customer experience, sales management
  • Undertake market research to enhance competitiveness and uncover growth opportunities
  • Create a strong product identity to stand out in the market
  • Equip your team with the tools and knowledge to close deals effectively
  • Adapt and refine your strategy to ensure ongoing success in a changing landscape

We help businesses understand their capital needs, prepare for and then find the right investors and lenders to accelerate their growth, and negotiate the right terms to secure funding.

As part of our capital-raising support, you will have access to our ecosystem and networks of founders, investors, incubators, and accelerators across Australia and globally.

Our network of startup, scaleup, and emerging company investors ranges from angel groups and high net worth/family offices, to venture capital firms (VC) and private equity providers as well as strategic investors.

We can help you to:

  • Value your business
  • Determine your optimal debt: equity capital structure and working capital requirements
  • Design and prepare your investor collateral, including pitch decks, financial models and data rooms
  • Sell your story and define your strategy so that it appeals to funders
  • Source debt and/or equity capital and support you during discussions with funders
  • Determine and navigate the trade-off between funding now, dilution, and maximising value in the future
  • Execute merger and acquisition transactions

PwC Emerging Companies can assist high growth businesses connect into a wider-range of PwC services, including: 

Outsourced CFO
Get the finance function team you need without the cost and commitment of full time employees.
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Assurance (Audit & Risk)
Providing peace of mind all year round.
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Family Office
Your dedicated family office that provides you with certainty and peace of mind around your financial affairs.
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Business Tax
Expert advice for owners who want the most value from their businesses.
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R&D and Government Incentives
Optimise incentives and outcomes, and build innovation capability.
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Asia - Inbound Investment
Investing in Australia for private business
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Understanding your agenda

We recognise your decisions aren’t always just about business. They’re personal. That’s why we’ve developed a unique framework “The Owner's Agenda” that considers your needs as both owner and business leader.

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Global network

Global network

You’ll benefit from our comprehensive ecosystem of specialists in 30+ countries.

We can introduce you to our network of startup, scaleup, and emerging company investors who range from angel groups and high net worth/family offices to venture capital firms (VC) and private equity providers as well as strategic investors.

There’s no better way to access our specialist advice – and make connections that count.

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Contact us

Simon Keeling

Simon Keeling

PwC | Private | Director, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 (2) 8266 6578

Manoj Santiago

Manoj Santiago

Private, Partner - Assurance, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 (2) 8266 4494

Lisa Foster

Lisa Foster

Partner, Private - M&A, PwC Australia

Tel: +61 (2) 8266 2775