Doncaster conference call firm boosts jobs after securing investment

Ryan McCarry, left, and Simon Moxon, of Meetupcall.
Ryan McCarry, left, and Simon Moxon, of Meetupcall.

A conference call provider is creating new jobs after securing a deal with a group of investors.

Doncaster-based Meetupcall, which arranges conference calls in the workplace, will create 10 new IT jobs after a group of investors put money into the business in return for a 20 per cent stake.

The investors include Ryan McCarry, the founder of Sleek Networks, a well-known internet infrastructure provider acquired by Adapt in 2013.

Mr McCarry has become a board director and will assist with Meetupcall’s ambition to grow the business to £6m turnover in the next three years.

He said: “The quality of the product is exceptional and the unique user experience is game changing and ahead of their competitors. I believe we have a great team and a disruptive proposition that in time will place us at the top of the providers offering services in this sector.”

David Parkes, who has run his own successful accountancy firm for 32 years, has also invested and will take up his role as financial director. He said: “As emerging companies grow, there is an increasing importance on senior management and ensuring the right investment is available. I look forward to the challenges that we’ll face in progressing the business on a sustainable path to success.”

Simon Moxon, chief executive officer, said: “Securing this funding is a great vote of confidence in Meetupcall’s vision of becoming one of the world’s leading conference call providers.”

Since being founded in 2009, Meetupcall now has more than 10,000 users. The firm’s clients include Bet365, EasyJet and Travelodge.