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pwc – 18 May 2018

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PwC and London Borough of Newham launch Scale | GovTech programme

Nigel Howlett, UK digital private business leader at PwC, commented: “With our huge network and specialist skills, PwC is ideally placed to do this and we’re helping break down the barriers that can prevent collaboration even getting off the ground, whether that’s the inexperience of startups or the complexity of government and the public sector.”

Previous participants in PwC’s scale-up programmes collectively raised £295 million in equity on joining and have since been valued at $1bn, demonstrating rapid progression and quality. As well as investment, the cohorts received 1700 introductions to over 800 relevant executive stakeholders driving commercial opportunities for both parties.
The Scale | GovTech Cohort

Aid:Tech – Pioneer in Blockchain technology, revolutionising how governments deliver entitlements across the world.
Autonome – Learning Disability Support Provider using technology to deliver and measure independent living skills.
DiGi Consul – Consular management platform that brings technological advances to the consular process, enhancing officer judgment and improving the first line of defence in border security.

Dotin – Silicon Valley based technology company with a cognitive solution for a users true digital identity; applications to maximise recruitment, retain key staff and seek appropriate training for individuals in large organisations.
Highside- A secure Slack/Whatsapp alternative for organisations handling sensitive and regulated data.
The Hire Lab – Cutting edge candidate recruitment platform that automates and streamlines the hiring process from Application to Onboarding. Designed to speed up the recruitment process and deliver a personalised experience for every candidate.
Novoville – A Citizen Engagement application that bridges the gap between cities and citizens, by reinventing the relationships between cities and the people that live in them; making governance more efficient, participatory and cost-effective.
Redsift – A cloud based DMARC solution that helps organisations secure their domains against impersonation, blocking phishing attacks and increase the deliverability of authorised emails.
Tascomi – An industry-leading software developer producing cloud based solutions for building control, planning, public protection and online services.

Tessian – The next-generation email security platform to prevent highly sensitive information being sent to the wrong people.
Verimuchme – A Digital Consent Framework, providing a revolutionary way to store, verify and reuse identity and personal information”
Vida – An innovative care platform, providing high-quality, fully managed home care. Completely tailored to the individual.
The participants on the programme will undergo a business development curriculum, receive advice across areas including scaling in the government technology space, negotiating the public procurement process, and areas of sector specialism, as well as access to London Newham and PwC’s extended community of experts.


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