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SpinFry, Inc.

SpinFry removes 25% of fat & sodium in fried food. SpinFry is run by ex-CEO of McDonalds, has 3 issued patents, and is revenue-generating.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

SpinFry's patented technology removes 25% of fat & sodium out of fried food, while improving taste. Company is managed by ex-CEO of McDonalds, former Head of McDonalds Marketing at Leo Burnett, and serial entrepreneur. It has 2 fryer models fully commercialized, is revenue-generating, and has technology backed by 3 issued patents & 19 patents-pending. SpinFry is currently raising $1.25 million for commercialization of the new Spinner product.


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    Rory Millikin
    CEO & President

    Formerly Managing Partner of Bay Mount Capital, a investment advisory firm. Rory is a serial entrepreneur specializing in the founding, organizational structuring, financing, & managing of innovative technology companies. Previously, he was an Investor and an executive at BioLytical Laboratories, which manufactures the world’s fastest rapid HIV test kit. Rory holds multiple patents and has invented many of SpinFry's technologies.

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    Ed Rensi
    Vice President National

    Formerly CEO and President of McDonald's USA. Ed was responsible for doubling US revenue to more than $16 billion, increasing the number of the U.S. restaurants from 6,600 to 12,000, and growing the number of U.S. franchisees to 2,700.  Additionally, Ed was responsible for introducing Chicken McNuggets, the McChicken Sandwich, Low Fat Frozen Yogurt, Fresh Salads, the Classic McChicken Grilled Sandwich, and the McRib.

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    Howard Bafford
    Chief Operating Officer

    Formerly majority owner & SVP of Ochoa Foods, a Top 10 frozen French Fry manufacturer in the U.S., supplying Wendy’s, TGI Fridays, and others. Howard recently sold Ochoa to ConAgra. Previously, Howard was SVP & General Manager for J.R. Simplot, one of the Top 3 US French Fry manufacturers.

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    David Moore
    Chief Marketing Officer

    Formerly Head of McDonald’s Marketing as Vice President at Leo Burnett in Asia where he led a team of 40 to direct strategic planning and communication efforts. Prior to this David was Director of International Marketing at Hardee’s as well as holding executive corporate and field level positions at Pizza Hut and Sonic. He has an MBA from Vanderbilt University.

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    Patrick Hoogendijk
    Chief Financial Officer

    Currently CFO & Partner at Capital E Advisors, a private equity asset manager in New York City ($1.0 billion AUM). Patrick has over 15 years experience in private equity investing and operations. Additionally, he is a seed investor and Angel mentor. Patrick holds an MSc in Chemical Engineering, an MBA from the NYU, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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    Michael Lyon
    Corporate Chef

    Currently Producer and Host of “Chef-Off!”, his own show on Food Network Canada. Michael is the first person in history to win back-to-back Golden Medal Plates. Previously, he was the Global Executive Chef of Planet Hollywood. Michael is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu (Ottawa and Paris).

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