Mitesh Patel, a former management consultant, set up Lenstore four years ago when he was 24, and his Guernsey company now processes 20,000 orders a month. Shoppers can buy prescription contact lenses with a few clicks, and also get advice from the company’s team of qualified opticians. Patel secured a £200,000 angel investment in 2009 from a British retailer and Keith Potts, co-founder of the internet recruitment firm Jobsite.
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