After the startup picked up $2 million in its first round of venture funding last August, the number of guests seated through its service grew 300 percent to over a million diners a month.
Restaurants use the app to input diners’ names and telephone numbers into an iPad. Customers then receive a text message when their table is ready. They can also visit a link to check their place in line.
The app is free for restaurants up to 200 parties a month. Premium services cost $59, $119 and $199 a month and include additional marketing and customization features.
As NoWait gains traction among restaurant owners, it’ll have a shot at taking on OpenTable and other reservation apps. NoWait is currently working on a consumer facing app. If the app lets you book your place in line before you arrive at the restaurant, it should be quite popular among diners.
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