deFacto is a boutique software development and solutions company with mainly large, overseas clients and an internationally dispersed development team. Chris McKay, who “earned his stripes” in the hallowed Silicon Valley, enjoys bringing a team together for interesting and technically challenging projects. Small startups are another particular interest and Level One provides the opportunity to work with like-minded people and businesses, with a focus on collaboration.

If he wasn’t so busy enjoying this career, he would run a bookshop with a bar and live performance space. Watch this space….

Pure Advantage

Pure Advantage is a business-focused, not-for-profit organisation that investigates and promotes opportunities for green growth.

Pure Advantage believes that the private sector has an important role to play in transition to a low carbon economy and the creation of a healthier, wealthier New Zealand.  It has identified seven key sectors for opportunities:  Agritech, BioDiversity, BioProducts, Housing, Renewable Energy, Smart Grid and Waste to Value.


Raytio allows individuals, families and businesses to create and store a digital “identity”. The details provided by our users are verified with authoritative sources to create a trusted, verified, shareable profile which can then be shared with third parties with the consent of the user. This improves customer onboarding and due diligence, credit decisioning, data accuracy, reduces processing time and delivers superior customer outcomes.

Organisations such as wealth managers, financial advisors, lawyers, real estate agencies, employers, medical practices and accommodation providers use Raytio to onboard customers, perform identity verification as part of their AML/CFT compliance obligations and digitally transform manual processes.


Vinsight is a business app that provides production, sales and inventory management to companies in the food and beverage industries.  Founded by Simon Lampen, who is also a Level One HQ shareholder, Vinsight has also developed an add-on for Xero Accounting Software to offer a seamless solution to company tax and auditing requirements in their target industries.


SecuritEase is a fully integrated front office and back office stock broking system.

Its multi-currency, multi-company and multi-market capabilities allow users to participate in any market and easily trade and settle in a range of different currencies.