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MAP16 Information Night

Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP)

Thursday, 17 March 2016 from 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM (AEDT)

MAP16 Information Night

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Melbourne Accelerator Program 

2016 Information Night

Feeling audacious? We are too. So channel that energy into creating something amazing, because we back the people behind big ideas!


To the barrier breakers and those who are relentlessly driven,

Join us for the MAP16 Information Night to discover our highlights for the year:

  • MAP16 Startup Accelerator: Accelerate your startup and be a part of an alumni and mentor network that will last you a lifetime. We fund all kinds of startups. To date, we’ve backed 56 founders.
  • MAP16 Public Forums, Master Classes, Velocity Series and Meetups: Join our community of aspiring entrepreneurs and gain access to the resources and support required to get your business off the ground.
  • The Compass: Social entrepreneurs, make a difference with MAP’s sister program.
  • Tin Alley Beta: Find out what it’s like to work in a startup environment!
  • MAP15 Alumni Journey:
    • Valentin Muenzel from Relectrify (Meet our resident ‘Elon Musk’ and learn how he’s translated his research into an energy storage company)

This year there are 10 coveted positions available in our Startup Accelerator.

Will you be a part of our next cohort?

About MAP

This Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) Startup Accelerator will award 10 startups this year with $20,000 funding, office space, mentoring, and opportunities to pitch in Melbourne, Sydney and Silicon Valley.

24 companies have graduated from the MAP Startup Accelerator and between them have raised $10 million in funding, created over 120 jobs and generated over $5 million in revenue. In 2015, MAP was ranked 8th globally out of 340 of the top university business accelerators by UBI Global.

Since 2012, MAP has evolved beyond a startup accelerator into the most comprehensive entrepreneurship program in Australia to include Public Forums, Master Classes, and the Velocity Series.

Have questions about MAP16 Information Night? Contact Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP)

When & Where

Copland Theatre, The Spot Building
198 Berkeley St, Carlton VIC 3053

Thursday, 17 March 2016 from 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM (AEDT)

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Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP)

MAP is the leading entrepreneurship program in Australia.  Our vision is to enhance the culture of entrepreneurship.  

MAP supports entrepreneurs of all stages and accelerates the growth of world-class startups.

MAP is proudly supported by the University of Melbourne and since its inception in 2012, it has evolved into a program which includes Public Forums, Master Classes and Entrepreneurial Bootcamps (The Velocity Series) to help up-skill and connect entrepreneurs of all stages. Top startups are awarded access to the MAP Startup Accelerator where they receive $20,000 funding, office space, mentoring and travel to Sydney and Silicon Valley. 

MAP alumni have raised over $10.0 million in funding, generated almost 120 jobs and $5.0 million in revenue since June 2012. MAP was ranked number 8 in the world by the UBI Index in November 2015. 

From those who just have an idea, to those who have already raised funding, MAP provides the networks and expertise to help launch your venture. We support startups of all kinds! 

For more information please visit our website: themap.co

Enquiries: map@eng.unimelb.edu.au

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