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Entrepreneur and innovate collaboratively

Venture banker, innovation specialist, and strategic innovation board chairman, Neville Christie claims, “With disruptive technologies on the march everywhere, customers now want corporations to entrepreneur and innovate collaboratively, evidence generosity, and create businesses with soul.”

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Entrepreneur and innovate collaboratively

Venture banker, innovation specialist, and strategic innovation board chairman, Neville Christie claims, “With disruptive technologies on the march everywhere, customers now want corporations to entrepreneur and innovate collaboratively, evidence generosity, and create businesses with soul.”

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Mentor


There’s tons of evidence! Your well-chosen business mentors help you achieve your big, fat, hairy, audacious goals – better, faster, differently, cheaper.
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Chairman


Neville Christie is one of Australia’s most experienced entrepreneurs and chairman of new-style Strategic Innovation Boards.
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Venture Banker


Neville chairs two distinctive Australian venture banks for you to partner with: New Enterprise Services gets your start-up innovations profitably to market. Alchimie Innovators sets your existing corporation on a new innovation path.
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About Neville Christie

With over 60 years’ experience in growing business and people, Neville Christie has started dozens of businesses, chaired more than 200 boards and mentored several hundred entrepreneurs and start-ups.

Latest innovating to survive and thrive

Have more showers

“Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has had an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.”

Nolan Bushnell

Father of the video game industry

Have more showers

Hare beats the tortoise

"The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow."

Rupert Murdoch

Australian-born media magnate

Hare beats the  tortoise

Hard work’s hard work

“Many senior business chiefs still push not innovation, but hard work, as the formula for personal and economic salvation. Once it was; now it no longer is. Now it’s brains, not hands; work smart and fast, not hard and long.”

Neville Christie

Australian serial entrepreneur and venture banker

Hard work’s hard  work

Hard work

"Innovation - any new idea - by definition will not be accepted at first. It takes repeated attempts, endless demonstrations, monotonous rehearsals, before innovation can be accepted and internalized by an organization. This requires courageous patience."

Warren Bennis

Dean of the Leadership gurus

Hard work

Hand in glove

“Learning and innovation go hand in hand.The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.”

William Pollard

English clergyman

Hand in glove

Growth trend

An important growth trend is the rise and rise of social entrepreneurs – applying business principles and practices to resolving the world’s social issues – like clean water, sewerage, health, education…
See: Who gives a crap?

Growth trend

Grew like Topsy

“First of all we had very few users – maybe a 100 accesses a day. So there was no demand from users to add their own links. Things changed over time as our access rates doubled every month. Through word of mouth on the Net more and more people began using it.”

David Filo

Cofounder, with Jerry Yang, of search engine and web portal Yahoo!

Grew like Topsy

Great ideas from everyone

“Great ideas come from everywhere if you just listen and look for them. You never know who’s going to have a great idea.”

Sam Walton

American founder of Wal-Mart, one of the world’s largest retailers

Great ideas from everyone

Talk, talk, talk +(61)420 978 932

Neville welcomes the chance to hear your story…

Testimonials

  • Kyle Probert, Managing Director

    Neville’s encouragement and words of wisdom have helped me build a strong strategic view of my business and implement processes to achieve the new strategies. I think that Neville’s skills, knowledge and experience would benefit any CEO/MD or business - regardless of the size or industry.
  • Catherine Moolenschot, youth worker, author and public speaker.

    Neville is the best mentor possible - dedicated to results, he makes the journey in getting there exuberant, exciting, and inspiring.
  • John Engelander, Managing Director

    You need him. It hasn’t been hard to value Neville’s input allowing me to explore ideas. Some ideas were implemented, whilst some ideas were just there to work them through and discount. I think everyone in business needs someone like Neville.
  • Daniel P. Stoof, Founder

    Over the last 2.5 years, Neville has helped me immensely throughout all stages of my business ventures - idea validation, business modelling, fund raising, strategy, marketing, negotiation, etc. Neville’s wisdom has prevailed to my great advantage.
  • Daniel Mumby, entrepreneur, marketer, CEO, Founder

    When my family was devastated by concurrent multiple tragedies of divorce, business failure, cancer, and a complete loss of hope and purpose, Neville was the singular shining beacon of hope and guidance.
  • Berlin Lu, entrepreneur, creative artist, Founder

    Neville has made a profound difference to my life. I am truly inspired by his love, generosity and wisdom. Living a life full of purpose and possibilities is what Neville has given me.
  • Hugh Stubley, Entrepreneur, mentor, business owner and investor, Executive Chairman

    Neville approaches business with a true heart. He has the ability to think outside the box and put his mindset and mine, into my customer’s shoes.
  • Rhett Holt, entrepreneur and innovator, Development Director

    Neville is a master of natural conversation that leads to personal development. He has helped me reach a new dimension as a professional; adding value to Evolve and me as a person.
  • Elphie Coyle, Entrepreneur and Avatar

    Neville passionately believes we all have unrealized entrepreneurial and creative talent ready to unleash.
  • Guy Vincent, CEO

    Neville has massive experience. He has lived, worked and travelled extensively. He thinks differently, IS really different. When you need it, Neville fires off a million solutions and keeps you running. Fast!
  • Michael Woods, Creative Director

    Though the digital industry moves at lightning speed, our personal development doesn't, though with Neville always available, I wake every day with a sense of confidence that comes with his lifetime of knowledge.
  • Debbie Smith, CEO

    Neville has the amazing ability to engage with people, clarify complex situations and find solutions with a focus on ethical business practices.
  • Daniel P. Stoof – Founder

    Neville has kept me on track during the low times, celebrated with me the highs and is constantly finding ways to help me grow. The only reluctance I have in giving Neville the stellar testimonial he rightly deserves is that it may make his time even more scarce.
  • Berlin Lu, entrepreneur, creative artist

    After working with Neville, my being a polymath who is an accomplished Singer, Actor, Entrepreneur, and Linguist can be a reality for me now. Neville's experience and knowledge is phenomenal. He will profoundly change your life. He has mine.
  • Daniel Mumby, entrepreneur, marketer, CEO, founder

    Over the last 14 months, Neville has been my guide, mentor, confidante, strongest critic, and staunchest ally. If you have but one chance to turn your dreams into reality, work with only the best. Because that's who Neville Christie is.
  • Dr Robert F Baird, Director

    In the environment game most things have been tried. The known is worn. The path is well trodden. Neville has been instrumental in forcing us to step back and look at what we do in a new light - a real game-changing experience.
  • Adrian Cropley, President

    Neville's skills, attitudes and experience means that companies of many sizes, styles, technologies and industries can strongly benefit from having Neville as chair of their company board or advisory board.
  • Conan Young, entrepreneurial mentor, Founder and CEO

    It’s not enough to have a sound plan and the motivation to get into the fray - you need to believe you can succeed. Neville makes damn sure that any action is backed by belief in yourself and your innate value.
  • Paul Wheelton OAM, philanthropist, Chairman and CEO

    It was a refreshing moment when Neville appeared out of the blue as a substitute leader in our CEO Syndicate. We were each challenged to look outside the square, and outside out comfort zone.
  • Graeme Boorer, CEO

    Neville Christie’s unique talent as a chairman is both to leverage the existing expertise of other Board members and to add his own.
  • John Engelander, Managing Director

    You need him. It hasn’t been hard to value Neville’s input allowing me to explore ideas. Some ideas were implemented, whilst some ideas were just there to work them through and discount. I think everyone in business needs someone like Neville.
  • Domenic Carosa, CEO

    Added value. In his twin roles as Mentor and Company Director-Chairman, Neville has consistently added value to me personally and also in the boardroom.
  • Elliot Epstein, CEO

    After 4 decades as a professional non-executive director and chairman, Neville Christie’s unparalleled insights, business acumen, and passion for developing people are more highly sought after than ever before.
  • Dr Louise Mahler

    Talk about breadth! Neville has seen it before, yet he knows the latest thinking. Together he knows what works, and has a thousand ways to get you implementing.
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