Content discovery platform Outbrain has announced funding of $35 million (£22.5 million) led by Index Ventures which brings its total funding to $64 million (£41.2 million).
With the Eurozone in crisis and economists putting the chances of a double-dip recession at 50-50, entrepreneurs and experts give their outlook for 2012.
How to get a low-interest loan from the European Investment Bank.
Private equity and VCT firm Equistone (previously Barclays Private Equity) has sold after-the-event insurance provider Firstassist Legal Assistance for £28 million.
Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) has invested in mechanical engineering company PJD Group using capital from a recently-launched £200 million specialist manufacturing and engineering fund.
The government is tightening the rules on the enterprise investment scheme (EIS) and venture capital trusts (VCTs) in a bid to focus the initiatives more at higher risk companies.
YFM Equity Partners has invested in a £4.5 million round of equity funding into wireless power specialists, PowerOasis.
High street bank Santander has launched a £200 million mezzanine debt fund that will compete against the Business Growth Fund in making investments to high-growth regional UK companies.
Business angels are replacing venture capital firms as the key players in early-stage investment, says Simon Cook, chief executive at DFJ Esprit.
They are the investors who bankroll public companies, but what happens when shareholders rebel? We report on what causes revolts, how to pre-empt them, and what to do if you are faced with trouble from within.
Chancellor George Osborne has injected another £1 billion into the Regional Growth Fund that will be invested in high-growth businesses across England.
Updated: The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) will be expanded and boosted to enable investors to claim hefty tax relief for backing start-up businesses.
A £40 billion National Loan Guarantee Scheme will be launched within months to provide cheaper government-backed loans to cash-strapped SMEs, the Chancellor George Osborne has announced.
The Dunedin Enterprise Investment Trust, which is managed by private equity house Dunedin, has announced a change in its investment strategy after shareholders voted to refocus the London main market-listed fund to the lower mid-market.
One in ten small and medium-sized businesses are actively considering acquiring a competing business, according to a new study that raises the prospect of increased M&A activity next year.
Jamie Turner, CTO at Postcode Anywhere, examines Tech Entrepreneur Week to determine what must be done to build a great technology company.
When MMC Ventures partner Rory Stirling first came into contact with Base79 the online video market was in its infancy. Now the investor has exited a business leading the market and looks back on the growth story.
Taking Tech Invest north in search of businesses hoping to grow through equity funding.
Research report into the top-performing 100 companies below the FTSE 350 and on AIM.