The two founders of Cashcade, an online gambling marketing company which owns a raft of bingo websites, have secured a £15 million investment to launch a venture capital fund that will back digital monetised gaming start-ups.
Home interiors website mydeco, founded by lastminute.com’s Brent Hoberman, has secured investment from pan-Atlantic private equity company eVenture Capital Partners.
Entrepreneurial television shows such as The Apprentice and Dragons’ Den could be damaging UK enterprise because they promote ‘an unrealistic view’ of business, research finds.
Mobile application developer Echoecho will embark on further product development, hiring and scaling operations after securing $750,000 (£470,000) in seed funding.
The founder of online discount business MyVoucherCodes, Mark Pearson, has upped his angel investing activities.
Business angel network Envestors has closed a £1 million fundraising for Olly Limited, the company that produces animated children's TV series Olly the Little White Van.
Compact Media Group, an independent entertainment rights administrator, has acquired rights consultancy Rights.tv for an undisclosed amount in a deal backed by private equity investors Lyceum Capital.
Google’s multibillion-dollar buy of Motorola Mobility should teach all businesses a valuable lesson – know the value of your intellectual property.
Decibel Music Systems, a technology company that uses artificial intelligence to create music computer applications, has secured a second round of financing as the business ramps up product development and pursues overseas sales.
Entertainment-focused VCT manager Ingenious Ventures is positioning to exit some of its music festival investments before the end of the year.
Serial entrepreneur Tom Maxfield has joined start-up search engine optimisation software business Webpromoter360 as the company secures a £72,000 investment from Northstar Ventures.
Early-stage investment fund Passion Capital has backed software-as-a-service business wireWAX, which enables people to tag video online, with a growth capital investment.
EyeEm, a smartphone camera and photo sharing application, has closed a seed round backed by London-based Passion Capital and pan-European investors Wellington Partners.
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