Ms. Karen Hanton serves as Investment Partner at PROfounders Capital. She was the founder and Chairman of Toptable, a restaurant booking company. In 2010, Toptable was sold to OpenTable for $55m. She has also founded the IT staffing firm Mortimer Spinks. After selling Mortimer Spinks, she bought and staffed a restaurant business in Fulham, which in 1998 inspired her to found Toptable. She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours.