Investors hungry for Livingston-based Spoonfed

Murray McNicol and Willie Biggart plan to use the angel investment to expand into overseas. Picture: Contributed
Murray McNicol and Willie Biggart plan to use the angel investment to expand into overseas. Picture: Contributed
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A CATERING software start-up that already boasts a customer base stretching across the UK is sinking its teeth into the international market after securing six-figure funding.

Livingston-based Spoonfed will use the angel investment to speed up entry into key overseas territories including the United States and Asia.

The £250,000 is being provided by Equity Gap and co-funded by the Scottish Investment Bank.

Spoonfed was set up in 2013 by co-founders Willie Biggart and Murray McNicol, who were running a drop-off catering operation supplying food for business meetings. They diversified by creating cloud-based technology to automate the catering business process, leading to time savings and increased margins.

Biggart said: “Having bootstrapped the company with personal investment of nearly £500k from founders and sweat equity from suppliers, we were able to present a well-oiled and properly financed enterprise to investors.”

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