The MAP Library

MAP application resources

Thinking about applying for MAP? Go you! We've put together a collection of fantastic resources to help you understand more about the application process and how to put together a cracking application. You can find out more about the MAP program here.

MAP application toolkit

Info pack

The MAP application toolkit is the bible for getting your application in tip-top shape. Learn about how this year's program will be structured, what we need to know from you and when you need to have it all in by.

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2021 MAP Launch

Pitch night

The MAP Launch is our highlight event of the year. Check out the 10 tens who were selected for the 2021 MAP program make their debut on the screen instead of the stage - last year's Launch was during full lockdown!

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2022 MAP Info Night

Info session

Coming soon! Hear from Laxmi Pun (MAP Program Manager), Simon Murphy (Chief EIR) and two MAP alums about the MAP journey, the application process and what we're looking for in a founding team.

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Application walk through

Application help

MAP's Program Coordinator, Andy Loh, takes you through the Accelerator application from start to finish so that you won't miss a beat when you're putting yours together.

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MAP application advice

Application help

Filling out your application can seem daunting. Check out this article by our Chief EIR, Simon Murphy, which will help you focus on what's really important and breaks down what's going to help you stand out from the crowd.

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MAP selection criteria

Application help

Our Program Manager, Laxmi Pun, walks you through the key selection criteria for MAP and how to structure your pitch. Get a feel for what information and metrics we're keen to see and how to frame them.

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How to nail your pitch video

Application help

Coming soon

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Pitch examples

We're big fans of the 3-minute pitch at MAP; it's a key part of the application process for both MAP and Velocity.
To learn how to build and present an exceptional 3 minute pitch, we've listed below some of the best examples we've seen in recent years for inspiration.

Acusensus

pitch

Cohort 2018

Acusensus is a sophisticated camera technology aimed at reducing road trauma by detecting drivers distracted by their phone.

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CABARO

pitch

Cohort 2017

CABARO is challenging the status quo by offering unique, high quality luxury watches and leather goods direct to consumers that bypass traditional intermediaries.

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Carbar

pitch

Cohort 2017

Carbar is Australia's first and leading vehicle subscription service that provides an alternative car ownership experience with flexibility and commitment-free benefits.

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MimicTec

pitch

Cohort 2017

MimicTec develops a physical infrastructure product to make poultry farming more productive and more ethical.

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Pride Cup

pitch

Cohort 2018

Pride Cup harnesses the power of sport to send a strong message of hope, inclusion and acceptance to LGBITQ+ athletes, officials and supporters.

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Syncio

pitch

Cohort 2018

Syncio is an e-commerce multi-store web app that syncs inventory from one store to another with one click.

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Velocity application resources

This is the best place to start if you're keen to apply for our pre-accelerator program, Velocity. Have a look at the application toolkit and watch an Ask Me Anything session with one of our alums. Check out the Velocity Program page to find out more about the program's nuts and bolts, including opportunities for Office Hours with the team.

Velocity application toolkit

Info pack

The Velocity 22 application toolkit accompanies our Ask Me Anything sessions. This is your one stop shop to understand what's required for your application, deadlines and program dates.

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2021 Velocity Showcase

Pitch night

Watch the first 2021 Velocity Showcase. See how far the teams progressed since they started their Velocity journey and hear what they learnt along the way.

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Application advice

Application help

Check out this terrific article that explores what makes a great MAP application. The article focuses on applying for MAP, but the same advice is relevant Velocity!

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Velocity AMA with supa and Wadoo

Info session

Hear a program rundown from Velocity Program Manager Rory McNeice. Jack Whelan from supa and Jeddi Kyne from Wadoo jump on board to share their applications and why Velocity was for them. Both teams were in our second 2021 cohort.

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Velocity AMA with Guida

Info session

Learn about the Velocity Program from our Program Manager Rory McNeice and hear about Amanda Nolan from Guida's journey through the program. Amanda was part of our second cohort in 2021.

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Velocity AMA with Linkmate

Info session

David Titeu from Linkmate shares his unique perspective on the Velocity program; as part of the first cohort of 2021, David did the entire program through lockdown.

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