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Whether you are looking to find a quicker path through the tricky early stages of your businesses or whether you are now ready to embark on a more focused growth strategy,
PwC has a wealth of relevant experience and the right experts to support you.
PwC Europe’s startup initiative, PwC NextLevel, unifies the products and services we offer to startups and scale-ups. We have access to the global PwC Network and are able to help in every single facet of your business. More time and less anxiety let you focus on the core of your business.
PwC provides industry focused assurance, tax and advisory services to enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders. More than 220,000 people in 157 countries across our network share their thinking and experience to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice for companies of all sizes, from startups to established global companies.
Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Media & Telecoms, Healthcare, Smart Industries & Energy, Consumer, Brands & Retail and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich and New York. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange and Euronext.
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Rothschild & Co is one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory groups, employing over 3,400 people in 40 countries around the world. We provide strategic, M&A, wealth management and fundraising advice to governments, companies and individuals worldwide. There are four main sectors in the group – Global Financial Advisory, Wealth Management & Trust, Institutional Asset Management and Merchant Banking – as well as specialist financial businesses.
We are family-controlled and independent and have been at the centre of the world’s financial markets for over 200 years. From our historical roots in Europe we have developed a unique global footprint. Today we have full-scale advisory businesses across the world, including offices in Europe, China, Brazil, India, the US, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.
Berlin, the city in which it was founded, is of special importance for Deutsche Bank. The Bank plays, for example, an active role as a corporate citizen, among other things, as the exclusive partner of the Berliner Philharmoniker.
Deutsche Bank’s “Startups@Berlin” team was specially designed to partner with fast growing tech entrepreneurs and companies. We aim to provide financial services at every stage – for the seed, grow and expand phase – which also includes your private banking and wealth management planning. The team has extensive experience with innovative business models and would seek to be your company’s house bank for operating / transaction banking activities, internationalization, and global markets / investment banking needs. As one of the largest universal banks, our services encompass more than we could list in this text – so please feel free to get in touch with one of our representatives at the event.
Allen & Overy LLP is one of the leading international legal practices with approximately 5,400 people, working in 44 offices worldwide. More than 220 lawyers including 52 partners work in our four German offices. We advise businesses, financial institutions and public institutions on all issues relating to commercial and capital markets law.
Our depth of experience in acting for scaling companies and their investors enables us to get to the heart of what is important for each business and its backers when providing growth capital. We help companies secure investment, put in place strong and commercial risk management practices, protect and exploit their intellectual property, expand internationally and manage their growing pool of talent.
We also regularly advise investors on key areas of focus when backing high growth companies. Having detailed knowledge of the investment process we advise on the full life cycle of investment activity from initial investments and follow-on funding rounds through to exits via trade sales or IPOs.
Pagemill Partners is a premier investment bank focused on strategic advisory to technology companies. Since our founding in 2003, Pagemill Partners has completed more than 300 transactions for high growth companies in key technology segments such as enterprise software/SaaS, Internet and e-commerce, communications and hardware.
Pagemill Partners is the technology investment banking team of Duff & Phelps, which serves more than 80% of Fortune 100 technology, telecom and media companies through a broad suite of advisory services. Duff & Phelps’ nearly 2,500 professionals are located across more than 70 offices in 20 countries around the world.
Hampleton Partners is at the forefront of international Mergers and Acquisitions advisory for companies with technology at their core.
Hampleton’s experienced deal makers have built, bought and sold over 100 fast-growing tech businesses and provide hands-on expertise and unrivalled international advice to tech entrepreneurs and the companies who are looking to accelerate growth and maximise value. With offices in London, Frankfurt and San Francisco, Hampleton offers a global perspective with regional and sector expertise in: Automotive Tech, IoT, AI, FinTech, High-Tech Industrials, Cybersecurity, VR/AR, HealthTech, Digital Marketing, Enterprise Software, IT Services, SaaS & Cloud, E-commerce.
Taylor Wessing has been advising high growth companies for many years and are one of very few law firms to have a dedicated international corporate technology team, covering the major global tech hubs. We advise high growth companies throughout their lifecycle: from start-up to exit, as well as investors in and buyers of those companies. We do this across all the major tech verticals such as Fintech, Gaming, eCommerce, AI and Biotech. Our lifecycle advisory practice provides us with a deep understanding of the needs of tech entrepreneurs and their businesses, and what investors in and buyers of those tech companies care most about.
As Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency, IDA Ireland have partnered with over 1,200 clients, from global giants to the hottest high-growth brands. Companies tell us that a key reason for scaling their business from Ireland is their ability to source talent. New and established companies continue to invest in Ireland and build out their operations making Ireland the destination of choice for mobile investment projects of the world’s best companies.
While Ireland has a long track record in attracting large multinational companies, its reputation for attracting High Growth companies is also flourishing. IDA Ireland is actively working across all sectors with small, High Growth companies keen to internationalise and grow their business. Companies such as Viagogo, Zalando, Intercom, Zendesk, Qualtrics, and MongoDB have chosen Ireland for this purpose.
IDA’s Emerging Business Division offers a range of complimentary services to companies investigating how to grow and scale their business globally. Meet the team at Fast Growth Icons and find out how Ireland can benefit your business.
Results International has been providing independent corporate finance advice to entrepreneurs, corporates and investors in the marketing, technology and healthcare sectors for over 25 years. With offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia, we are specialists in cross-border transactions, giving clients unparalleled access to our global team, international buyers and investors.
Talkr set up and manage integrated remote working teams, designed for the needs of innovative and fast growing businesses.
Our experience creating teams of technical support agents, sales people, customer service representatives and research analysts enables us to advise and guide clients through the entire process.
Talkr also undertake technical development work, either on a project basis or adding remote working specialists to existing teams.
We support customers across time zones and multiple languages.