Product Development

ME&A specializes in the development, successful market entry, and management of novel technologies. We develop products and help others to successfully commercialize theirs.

Macfarlane Engel & Associates assists corporates and start-ups by developing and executing growth strategies. We can assist in all aspects of innovation commercialization, from product and service design, market research, and intellectual property strategy, to sourcing grant funds and raising capital.

Intellectual Property

Our goal is to ensure your innovations are successful, protected, and utilized to their full commercial potential. We ensure that your business strategy is robust, and your intellectual property assets are aligned for successful exploitation.

We share your passion for the process of commercializing new ideas. With existing clients ranging from start-ups to multi-national corporations, Macfarlane Engel & Associates has the expertise, networks.

Investment Services

Macfarlane Engel & Associates has a proven track record in successfully raising investment capital. Our investor relationships allow us to source capital both private and public sources, locally and offshore and our partners have raised millions in start-up investment.

Every idea needs capital to make it happen. We work with our clients to overcome this constraint and raise the necessary funds.

Client Selection

  • Cirkus is a well-established and award winning animation house fortunate enough to enlist an experienced troupe of animation directors. Cirkus create and design character, environment and storytelling by means of stopmotion, CGI and cell animation mixed with film and digital video.

  • Sprite Software is an award winning software developer for mobile phones. The company’s ‘Backup’ application safely secures the data held on over 17 million mobile devices. Sprite Software also creates applications that allow companies to create and deploy mobile device images across multiple users...

  • Another Bookstore is a Connecticut, USA based University textbook retailer guaranteeing the lowest prices in it’s region while also funneling a portion of their profits back into the local community. With a growing library and online store purchases now available, Another Bookstore is a great resource for University students.

  • Go Vino is a specialist boutique Wine and Tapas Bar based in Hamilton. Spanish inspired cuisine fuses with fresh New Zealand produce and creativity, complimented by over 130 available wines. Macfarlane Engel developed and deployed an easy to use, client-specific, wireless point-of-sale and back end stock management system for Go Vino.

This is only a selection of our clients. For a more complete list please click here.

Contact us

Rodney Macfarlane

1 Queen Street
Level 5, HSBC Building
Auckland 1010
New Zealand


Gabriel Engel

48 Ward Street
Level 15, Centre Place
Hamilton 3204
New Zealand


New Haven
Bruce Seymour
Director, Development

59 Elm Street
Suite 200
New Haven, CT 06510