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Website sale sees founders & investors able to dine out at the best top table

Website sale sees founders & investors able to dine out at the best top table

Karen Hanton, who was inspired to start the restaurant booking website toptable.co.uk in 1999 out of frustration at the sight of empty places in her London restaurant, has served up £35million after agreeing to sell to US firm OpenTable. The deal will see the Scottish entrepreneur receiving a £16million windfall for her majority stake.

 

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