Startup Accelerator

PwC Accelerator is the core programme on the PwC Innovation platform, focusing on industry and new technology. We collaborate with external strategic innovation partners and mobilise PwC's global network resources and professional services to help startups achieve their goals at home and abroad.

Tech Raiser: PwC x HKSTP Accelerator Programme

PwC Hong Kong (“PwC”) and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (“HKSTP”) jointly launch the Tech Raiser, a two-year fundraising programme that aims to build selected Star companies, expand the local investor community and attract quality technology companies to Hong Kong, with a view of fostering a robust I&T ecosystem for Hong Kong to stay ahead in the new economy.

Running from August 2019 through to July 2021, Tech Raiser comprises of three intakes with different industry focuses:

  • Financial Services
  • Entertainment, Lifestyle & Education
  • Real Estate & Infrastructure
  • Advanced Manufacturing & Environmental Sustainability
  • Automobile, Transportation & Logistics
  • Healthcare
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What would you get from Tech Raiser?

Inspire

  • Intensive accelerator trainings to equip companies with necessary knowledge and tools. Topics include: Disruptive Innovation, Roadmap of Technology Companies under the New Economy, Entrepreneurial Successful Factors, Strategic Planning and Management, Investment Logic, Business Proposal Writing and Valuation Methodologies.
  • Industry trend sharing

Connect

  • Connect with reputable corporations and family businesses through PwC and HKSTP’s extensive network
  • Showcase to HKSTP network, PwC’s clients and members of PwC’s NextGen Club

 

Invest

  • Investment roadshows in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and other China Cities
  • Promote within PwC’s Deal Sourcing Platform and HKSTP’s Investor Calendar

Please click here to find out more about why you should join Tech Raiser.

Accelerator programmes in Mainland China:

1. PwC x Shanghai Zhangjiang Digital Healthcare Accelerator Camp

With support from the Pudong New Area Government and Zhangjiang Administrative Committee, the PwC x Shanghai Zhangjiang Digital Healthcare Accelerator Camp supports startups by bringing together a community of PwC partners and professionals; private equity funds and risk investment institutions including FountainVest, Boyuan Capital and Honghui Capital; and healthcare entrepreneurs such as Merck China and Fosun Pharma.

2. Microsoft Accelerator • Shanghai x PwC Fintech Accelerator

As one of the most important projects for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Accelerator is known to be the best accelerator programme in China and it is more difficult to enter into than Harvard. PwC has collaborated with Microsoft Accelerator to launch the Fintech Accelerator Camp, in which PwC provides professional mentorship to enterprises in the Accelerator, covering strategy, finance, operations, corporate organisation and more. With its mature network and resources, PwC can uniquely connect the needs of large-scale corporations to startups' technology and products.

Contact us

Benson Wong

Entrepreneurial & Private Business Regional Lead Partner, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 1304

Sharon Chow

Assurance Director, Entrepreneurial & Private Business, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 1140

Chris Pang

Senior Manager, PwC Hong Kong

Tel: +[852] 2289 1326

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