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Co-founder Mehdi Nayebi says EIS and SEIS needs to be built upon

KweekWeek raises funds but calls for more early-stage backers

The founding team at event discovery start-up KweekWeek are financing a new growth push using a $3.25 million capital injection from private angel investors.

Ander Michelena, CEO and co-founder of Ticketbis, says UK sales are growing

Ticket transaction start-up Ticketbis pockets new investment deal

Ticketbis has now raised €10 million since founding in 2009 after closing a new deal worth €5.2 million backed by European VC firm ACTIVE Venture Partners.

Investment firm Sferiq sponsored the first award for digital art innovation

Instagram for art business bringing discovery tools to users

With a mission to surface the best art for the most people, whether for sale or not, ArtStack has experienced rapid uptake and built a global community of art appreciators.

UK Tech Innovators features 23 of the UK's most prominent technology firms

Tech Innovators 2014: Contentment and its drive to take publishing digital and mobile

With many publishers caught in limbo and needing to decide how content will be made digital, Contentment is providing a way to publish via the cloud onto tablets and mobiles.

UK Tech Innovators features 23 of the UK's most prominent technology firms

Tech Innovators 2014: Ether Books takes on the publishing market

For fledgling writers, getting exposure and traction is hard work as thousands other clamour for a share. Now Ether Books has created a way for writers and readers to be connected using a mobile-first approach.

UK Tech Innovators features 23 of the UK's most prominent technology firms

Tech Innovators 2014: Mash Machine takes multimedia entertainment to the masses

Ever wanted to feel like a world class DJ? Mash Machine's product is making it more accessible and has a number of new applications in the pipeline.

BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti began the business as a viral lab

News website BuzzFeed raises £30 million from Andreessen Horowitz

Digital news company BuzzFeed has now raised $96.3 million worth of external investment following its latest growth capital deal.

Advertisers using the platform have more control over return on investment

Admedo adds venture capital firms to list of backers

Advertising platform Admedo has convinced four venture capital investors to back its growth, and raised $2 million in the process.

Business mind: Sarah Wood is also part of the Gazelle Group of Entrepreneurs

The viral video magician helping brands connect with consumers

Unruly co-founder and COO Sarah Wood tells GrowthBusiness how she and her team are fusing marketing, advertising and technology to create a leading global 'madtech' company.

Driftrock founder Matt Wheeler has turned to fellow entrepreneurs for backing

Huddle co-founder and Just Giving chairman invest in social ads start-up Driftrock

London-based technology company Driftrock has closed a $1 million funding round led by venture capital firm Forward Partners and bolstered by angel investors.

Davina McCall believes that Hopster provides a safe option for parents

TV presenter Davina McCall turns to investing and backs learning app Hopster

Interactive TV and learning application Hopster has turned to both institutional and private investors to secure a funding round worth seven figures.

Sanjit Atwal of Squawka is hoping to take his business to a wider audience

Football social platform Squawka raises angel funding and closes growth partnership

Squawka, a service which describes itself as a 'digital companion' for football fans, has drawn investment from Forward Internet Group founder Neil Hutchinson and Spark Ventures chairman Tom Teichman.

Industry knowledge: Patrick Bradley has a strong track record in the sectors

The Inbetweeners and Cream festival operator backer launches new media and entertainment investment fund

A new fund created by part of the team behind Ingenious Ventures has been launched with a fundraising benchmark of £150 million.

Technology is aiding with the rapid growth in the e-learning market

Learning Technologies Group snaps up LINE as part of buy-and-build

London-listed Learning Technologies Group has bought LINE for £9 million in a cash and share-based deal.

Content on the move: ScreenHits has signed up a number of film and TV networks

Angel round for ScreenHits as it builds on new distribution deals with global networks

Content acquisition platform ScreenHits has utilised government investment tax incentives to raise $1.2 million of funding to aid growth.

Banjo

Damien Patton also founded PeerCompass.com and FindAnyFloor.com

‘The live internet’ start-up Banjo banks $16 million and looks to forge new media partnerships

London venture capital firm Balderton Capital has invested in news and events platform Banjo for a second time.

MUBI

Quill

Efe Cakarel's MUBI has seven million users rating and reviewing cinema

Video platform used by Samsung and Apple takes VC fundraising up to $12 million

MMC Ventures has closed a new deal though its MMC London Fund, a video on demand platform based in the capital and the US.

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