What to learn from the We Are Indigo-Callaghan mess

What to learn from the We Are Indigo-Callaghan mess
Pat MacFie, co-founder and major shareholder in We Are Indigo, which picked up around $5.5 million in government contracts. (Image: We Are Indigo)
Peter Griffin
There are disputes playing out between businesses every day in New Zealand.Then there’s the type of dispute that Auckland startup Manaaki/We Are Indigo has found itself in, one involving allegations of bullying and unethical behaviour towards its business partners, leaked due-diligence reports and the resignation of a board director at government innovation agency Callaghan Innovation. If you want a succinct summary of the bitter saga that’s distracted the tech startup community and resulted in a barrage of LinkedIn posts...

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