MAP 20 August Community Update

Get the latest updates from MAP as our 2020 cohort continues their five-month journey at Australia’s leading University Startup Accelerator.

Accelerator Program Update

Time is flying by and we are only 2 months away from Demo Day!

Brand, Marketing & Growth Hacking

Mike Halligan’s Portfolio

Team Growth

A slide from JK’s Hiring Presentation

Getting your Pricing Right

Jon Manning, from Pricing Prophets
Still from one of Pride Cup’s Pride Rounds

Founder Wellness

This month we heard from our alumni James Lolicato, CEO & Co-Founder, PrideCup (MAP18), delivering an insightful session on boundary setting when working from home - the importance of switching off.

August Special Events

Velocity Program Update

Fiona Reay on stage at the 2019 Velocity Showcase

MAP Alumni Updates


The Allume Energy team celebrating their win


Nothing makes us happier than seeing our Alumni companies growing. Check out the exciting opportunities available this month, and be sure to apply or share with talented friends.

  • Acusensus (MAP18) Acusensus are on the lookout for software and devops engineers.
  • BindiMaps (MAP19) Bindi Maps are on the lookout for a Marketing Manager to come along on their journey to make Australia (and soon the world) accessible and easy to navigate.
  • Umps Health (MAP17) Umps are looking for an expert in electronics engineering, product development, and manufacture to join them as Head of Hardware Engineering. The Umps Smart Home has become critical for people throughout COVID-19, and in preparation for a large roll out next year, they are redeveloping their hardware platform with more functionality and scalability.

Cohort Updates


In fantastic news just released, Recovawear has won two prestigious Good Design Award Gold Accolade’s in the Social Impact and Product Design Medical and Scientific Categories.

Insight Infrastructure Solution

Insight Infrastructure is focusing on their hardware and data deliverable solution and looking for industry partners to collaborate.


Diaperrecycle has spent the month focusing on their pilot plant with the arrival of new machinery. This has meant temporarily dismantling their pilot plant in order to make space for some amazing new pieces of equipment, which will assist to increase production.

The new DiaperRecycle equipment being delivered

Team Timbuktu

Team Timbuktu has been clocking in an incredible month to month growth rate (50% and up).

EIR Updates

This year we are thrilled to welcome 10 Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (EIRs) who are working closely with the MAP20 Cohort. Learn about them here.