Our mission

We love new and innovative ideas, but what we love even more is to turn them into useful products that will make a difference to people's lives.

We are passionate about using technology to turn your vision into a product ready for market. We provide a transparent and collaborative approach to consulting by tapping into our 15+ years of experience, skills and expertise to deliver your product to the world. 

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Our team

Anne Engineering

Anne-Laure is all about getting things done and her interest lies in turning ideas into reality. 

With a background in engineering, she has over 7 years of experience developing embedded electronics and delivering complex projects.

What drives her is her love for creating something out of nothing and she is eager to bring to life products that make a difference to the community in an innovative way. 

Contact her at anne@newie.ventures

 
 
Heath Engineer

Heath is an engineer to the core. He is immensely passionate about technology and innovation but beyond that, he is motivated to ensure technology and innovation work to make a difference in people's lives for the better. 

Heath has over 15 years experience in product development, solving problems and applying well honed skills in embedded electronics, hardware and software. Heath's experience covers the journey from idea to market entry, including research and scoping, manufacturing and validation.

His inquisitive mind has led him to some amazing projects, for example designing and commissioning the electronics and firmware for a novel small wind turbine - an Australian first.

Contact him at heath@newie.ventures

 
 

Chris is an driven young enthusiastic entrepreneur. He has a keen eye for picking out neat solutions in a messy space. As the newest member of the team, Chris is focused on honing his skillsets, building on expertise, and broadening his horizons.

His tenure in the Automation and Risk and Safety industries has given him experience with a very diverse range of clients and applications, teaching him patience and attention to detail.

His major interest is in embedded solutions and electronics, which was tested when he designed and built a fully autonomous, visually navigated, micro aerial vehicle, one of the first of its class in the world.

Contact him at chris@newie.ventures

 
 
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Chloe originally trained in Medical Genetics, graduating from her PhD in 2016. She found she enjoyed explaining her scientific projects more than she enjoyed conducting them! She made the jump from academia to science communication, and has now joined the NewieVentures team as a content-writer, editor, explainer, events coordinator and designer.

Chloe is happiest when she’s asking people about their work. She’s a big fan of learning and loves working alongside fascinating engineers and entrepreneurs to help them tell their story to whoever wants to hear it.

Contact her at chloe@newie.ventures

 

 
Financial

David has an eye for identifying inefficiencies paired with the drive to create solutions. He has been applying these skills to financial planning and financial management for over 10 years. 

He is the key element to any (successful) start-up - efficiency, accuracy and pro-activity applied to the management of funds. He takes care of all things financial and keeps the business running smoothly.

Contact him at david@newie.ventures

 

In the media

NewieVentures has a smarter Newcastle in its sights

Alex Morris, April 2018

 

MiniSparx get social and technical with school holiday workshops

Melinda McMillan, Newcastle Star, March 2018

 

Newcastle startup urges council, motorists to get behind parking app

Penelope Green, Newcastle Herald, July 2017

 

Smart thinking may solve uni parking jam

Penelope Green, Newcastle Herald, May 2016