Midven has invested in Warwickshire-based Aeristech for the second time in three years.
Internet giant Yahoo! has continued with its big spending acquisition activity by buying blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion.
Online martial arts retailer Kick Sport is now looking to create partnerships with martial arts clubs and associations on the back of a £250,000 venture capital investment.
Mobile security business AirWatch has added to the $200 million Series A round it closed earlier in the year by securing an extra $25 million.
The number of cash shells listed on London exchanges has grown from 64 to 91, the latest Cash Shells Directory finds.
Skype's first employee has netted a $6 million (£3.9 million) investment from Valar Ventures, a venture capital firm set up by PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel, for his peer-to-peer money transfer business.
A £5 million placing for Kea Petroleum is set to be used to fund facilities relating to flow testing and to drill further wells for its New Zealand-focused operations.
Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has returned to its own service to secure additional capital for growth.
Ventive has followed up on being named as a regional winner in the Shell Springboard competition by securing £900,000 of funding from Mercia Fund Management and the Angel Co-fund.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change has allotted £21 million to a group of entrepreneurs bringing low carbon products to market.
Octopus Investments has led a £2 million investment into clinical trials platform TrialReach alongside Amadeus Capital Partners.
The creators of the Tesco Clubcard are backing theatre analytics and targeting company Purple Seven through a seven-figure angel investment.
To allow his brand to stand out in a crowded market, John Bramm decided that shaking up the marketing strategy was the best way to make it stand out.
The former CEO of Carlton Television has been recruited as chairman of Procam TV as part of the company's management buy-out.
Private equity firm ISIS Equity Partners has backed the £14 million management buy-out of software firm Red Box Recorders.
Salesforce.com is teaming up with three UK venture capital firms to create a competition for European start-ups creating enterprise cloud apps on the company's platform.
Cerus Endovascular is moving its operations to Liverpool Science Park following backing from The North West Fund for Biomedical.
Fledgling investment firm Panoramic Growth Equity has closed its fifth deal and backed travel company Andante Travels.
Focusing on the right customer base is important for businesses – and for Omnifone CEO Jeff Hughes, it was a case of B2B is best.
Elliot Grove explains why his Raindance Film Festival and film school might not have survived without the website and Groupon.
David Barker reflects on resisting the temptation to say 'Yes' to the first offer when he opened his data centre, and how choosing instead to diversify his client base at launch has enabled 4D Data Centres to maintain rapid growth in a recession.
Sophia Harrison, director of financial and professional services at Grayling, looks at how a new exchange platform out of Sweden could strike the right chord of regulation for SMEs.
That a team of 13 could build a business worth $1 billion should be the inspiration that all entrepreneurs need.
New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.