Melbourne Accelerator Program 2014 Launch Party

When: Thursday 10 July, 6 – 9pm
Where: Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, Law Building, The University of Melbourne

The Melbourne Accelerator Program Launch Party marks the official opening of the University of Melbourne’s startup incubator program for 2014, where we showcase our cohort of MAP14 Entrepreneurial Fellows. Also in attendance will be MAP13 Fellows to share with you the highlights of their progress over the past 12 months.

The MAP14 Entrepreneurial Fellows are:

  • Pathobin – pathology photography image hosting service for pathologists, scientists, surgeons and students. Pathobin digitises microscopic slides to improve patient diagnosis, cancer research and education and allows for crowd-sourced research.
  • xLabs – has developed the first eye-gaze tracking solution that works with an ordinary webcam, doesn’t restrict your movement or need continuous recalibration.
  • Brosa – is a marketplace helping industrial designers manufacture and sell unique homeware products to consumers. Industrial designers turn their real life ideas into products and make money by selling to a community of homeware lovers.
  • SCANN3D – provides a 3D visualisation service that pioneers the next generation of real estate marketing content.
  • Financial Ask – helps you to make the correct financial decisions. By connecting qualified advisors with consumers it provides financial advice for those who could not afford it previously.
  • Quanticare Technologies – builds healthcare solutions which enable data-driven clinical encounters through the development of novel monitoring and tracking technology. For example, the first product developed by Quanticare is is a sensor enabled walking frame which facilitates better mobility and prevents falls in the elderly.

About MAP

The Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) is the preeminent entrepreneurship program in Australia. MAP was recently ranked 13th in the world in UBI Index’s ranking of University startup incubators. MAP offers support through a range of workshops, programs and events for entrepreneurs at all stages of development. These activities are designed to enhance the quality of the entrepreneurial talent pool and include MAP Public Forums, the MAP Master Class Series, Startup Velocity, Escape Velocity and Specialist Feeder Programs.

Top startups are awarded Entrepreneurial Fellowships through our competitive selection process which grants access to the MAP Startup Accelerator. Entrepreneurial Fellowships include $20,000 funding, access to office space and unparalleled networking opportunities, mentoring and the stamp of approval from the University of Melbourne.

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