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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.

Growth opportunity: Ed Bussey sees new markets as the route to expansion

Julie Meyer-backed Quill signs up Smedvig Capital as new investor

Smedvig Capital has led a £5 million investment into content creator Quill, as the company looks to expand into new markets.

Soldier of Orange in The Netherlands uses the SceneAround technique

LDC backs new live theatre production business Imagine Nation

A media content business set up by the former CEO of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire owner 2waytraffic has been invested in by LDC.

Vitesse Media has brands including SmallBusiness and Information Age

AIM fundraising for Vitesse Media ahead of crowdfunding platform launch

Digital media company Vitesse Media has announced plans to raise £265,000 to fund the creation of a new crowdfunding platform.

Alexander Ljung was working as a sound engineer before founding SoundCloud

Music platform SoundCloud closes Series D venture round and looks to grow through mobile

Institutional Venture Partners has led a funding round into SoundCloud, as the business looks to ramp up its mobile penetration.

New team: Marc Boyan and Jamal Edward will now lead SB.TV's development

Pinterest backer invests in online broadcaster SB.TV

An online youth broadcaster set up by a schoolboy in 2006 has received an undisclosed investment from Miroma Ventures.

GovToday is a digital media platform monitoring local and central government

Media start-up GovToday closes second funding round inside five months

A business based at Manchester's MediaCity has netted £700,000 from the North West Fund for Digital & Creative.

Tech Innovators 2013: Footfall123 financial director Jamie Waldegrave

Tech Innovators 2013: Footfall123

Footfall123 was initially set up in Barcelona but has moved operations to London as it looks to revolutionise the way in which businesses run marketing campaigns.

Online marketing: TagMan has now closed four funding rounds since 2010

TagMan takes venture capital takings up to $13.6 million through latest round

A $5 million (£3.2 million) funding round for online marketing business TagMan has received commitments from Greycroft Partners and iNovia Capital.

Abacus e-Media joins the likes of Unruly and and Celaton as BGF IT firms

Business Growth Fund makes 31st investment through CMS platform backing

The Business Growth Fund has closed its second August investment and added another IT and technology business to its portfolio.

The acquisition is the first for York Mailing since it was backed by the BGF

York Mailing uses part of £10 million Business Growth Fund investment to begin acquiring

New Business Growth Fund portfolio company York Mailing has followed up on its recent £10 million backing by acquiring The Lettershop Group.

Online: Amplience founder James Brooke set up his first internet company in 1994

Amplience links up with Octopus Investments again through £3.7 million round

Having spent the last year securing contracts with Tesco, DFS and New Look, e-commerce technology company Amplience has closed its second funding round.

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