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

  • NAVMAN has always been driven by innovation and expertise, growing from its humble beginnings in an Auckland garage to become a global pioneer in navigation technology. Navman has been at the forefront of technology ever since their earliest days in Auckland.

  • 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.

  • Reference Audio Systems is a leading stockist of high-end audio equipment in New Zealand. Agents for Analog Tube Audio, Bakoon Products (Satri), Akamai Audio: Goldenote/ Blacknote (Bluenote), Coincident Speaker Technology, Crystal Cable, DeVore Fidelity, Emerald Physics, Furutech, Helius Designs...

  • Snapr is a new service that shows people’s geo-tagged camera phone photos on a map as they are being taken. Using the beta Snapr iPhone app you can zoom into any area in the world and see photo’s that people are sharing.

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