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Hello and welcome to a new episode of Welcome to Day One, the podcast for Aussie founders, startups & the organisations that support Australian entrepreneurship. Welcome to Day One is brought to you by the City of Newcastle's brand new innovation platform, Newihub. Today on the show you’ll hear from Antony Martin the co-founder of Hone.
But first I'd like to tell you about another organisation that is helping startups succeed in our region. The City of Newcastle is a big supporter of entrepreneurship in our region and has recently launched a brand new digital hub called Newihub. Newihub is a growing and vibrant community of Newcastle's startups & founders. It's a central hub where you can learn about what's going on in our ecosystem, with events, available jobs and other resources.
Today Hone has 13 full-time team members and a small team of casuals that come and go with big projects, with customers all around the world and right now they're scaling up manufacturing of their device which will enter its first large runs this year in 2021. It's been quite a journey so far. Now, let's go back to day one, where this story begins...