--_rJiil,. MINISTRY OF BUSINESS,
' ; · INNOVATION & EMPLOYMENT
9 August 2019
Ref: DOIA 1920-0092
fyi-req uest-107 5 7-84c5 f5c8@req uests. fyi.org. nz
Dear Kurien Thomas
Thank you for your email of 18 July 2019 to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)
requesting, under the Official Information Act 1982 (the Act), the following information:
Can i find out what is the relationship between Arco Tech Limited and MBIE?
Was Arco Tech Limited part of R9?
Area's website is advertising this and wanted to find out how and in what capacity did Arco Tech
work with your agencies?
There is no existing relationship between Arco Tech Limited and MBIE. Arco Tech Limited participated in
the R9 Accelerator 3+ Post Accelerator Support programme from 14 August to 10 November 2017. As of
10 November 2017 there have been no contracts between MBIE and Arco Tech Limited.
You have the right to seek an investigation and review by the Ombudsman of our response to your
request. Information about how to make a complaint is available at www.ombudsman.parliament.nz or
freephone 0800 802 602.
Director, Better fo