Our Origins and Values

The original investors in Nilo were a company called Indigitech Ltd., named in acknowledgement of Indigenous technology

A collective of more than fifty Maori whanau from many different Hapu/Iwi, called Te Hono (the collective), made their investment in the Nilo Technology as contributors

Maori are the Indigenous people of Aotearoa (New Zealand) known as Tangata Whenua (people of the land). Whanau are family groups and Hapu are groups of related family, belonging to a larger Tribe (Iwi)

These combined first contributors, recognised Nilo as a potentially game changing solution to the global environmental crisis

Te Hono saw Nilo as a way of contributing that was strongly aligned to their tikanga (cultural beliefs and values). These include kaitiakitanga, the belief that we are guardians of our environment, inextricably linked to and dependent on the health of papatūānuku (Mother Earth)

Following a number of years of technology development, the first contributors were joined by a group of investor partners, spanning the UK, Germany, Japan, New Zealand and Australia

Te Hono and the other investor partners share the same vision – as kaitiaki (guardians) protecting papatūānuku

Nilo contributors have put the leadership team in place and driven technology development to enable positive global impact