Hugh Laverty

Velocity Program Manager

Hugh manages the Velocity Program at MAP, and specialises in helping small businesses harness the power of technology to achieve rapid growth.

Beginning his career as a visual designer, Hugh joined the startup community in 2018 through the University of Melbourne's Wade Institute for Entrepreneurship. After launching a handful of startups and side hustles in the following years, Hugh now specialises in building no-code MVPs and websites for startups across the world.

A passionate advocate for early-stage founders, Hugh enjoys mentoring founders and helping them progress past the many roadblocks on their journey to global domination. Hugh holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Entrepreneurship from the University of Melbourne.

Outside of work, Hugh enjoys travelling, long-distance running and mending rusty motorcycles.


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Carlton, Victoria 3053

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