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Extraordinary Entrepreneur: Karen Hanton – founder of Toptable

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Toptable.com is the brain child of Karen Hanton, a truly daring entrepreneur with a passion for British cuisine.  Toptable is an online restaurant booking site which she created in 2000, and it is now the UK’s leading restaurant booking website, which allows diners to choose from around 5000 restaurants in 12 countries.  Karen, like many online entrepreneurs, started her business during the dotcom heyday, but unlike many other enterprises, not only is her business still around it is still flourishing.

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Saira Khan – Miamoo: Extraordinary Entrepreneur

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Many will remember Saira Khan as the runner up on the first ever series of The Apprentice in 2005.  She made quite an impression on the British public as the fiercely ambitious, free-spirited Muslim woman who continuously kicked against cultural constraints.  She has come a long way since then, and in October 2006 she created Miamoo, the organic skin care range for babies.

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Polly Gowers – Founder of Everyclick.com: Extraordinary Entrepreneur

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Polly Gowers is on a quest of epic proportions.  She wants to encourage people to rethink their traditional methods of using the internet, such as using Google as a search engine, and switch to everyclick.com so that every time they click online, they are donating to a worthwhile cause. She is succeeding in her mission – so far 147,539 people have helped raise over £900,000 for charity.  As well as individuals, schools, colleges switching to a more ethical way of using the internet Cadbury Trebor Bassett, MTV, AXA and the …

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Women Unlimited Extraordinary Entrepreneurs Evening

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  November 18, 2009. Women Unlimited have done it again! This year as part of Make your Mark’s Global Enterprise Week, We have pulled out all the stops. The Extraordinary Entrepreneurs Evening is a fabulous evening of fine dining and networking with some of the UK’s leading female entrepreneurs on Women’s Enterprise Day at the Terrace Restaurant in the British Library.

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