Venture capital firm Northstar Ventures has injected £50,000 into I Am Nasrine, a film backed by actor Sir Ben Kingsley, through the Finance for Business North East Creative Content Fund.
UK-based online television and entertainment platform SeeSaw has been acquired by a consortium of investors led by Adam Levin, managing director of Criterion Capital Partners.
Businesses should banish perceptions of technology as a bolt-on to existing processes and instead appreciate that it can actually distinguish a company.
The Technology Strategy Board has doubled the amount to be invested in a ‘Silicon Roundabout’ funding competition to £2 million after strong initial interest.
Publishing powerhouse Mike Soutar is chief executive of ShortList Media. He explains why putting the consumer first is the secret to success.
The Phoenix Partners's Rachel Hargrave puts aside her cynicism and discovers a challenging read.
Debbie Klein, chief executive of marketing communications agency Engine, explains that despite needing to take a deep breath before leading a management buy-out, it was her best business decision.
Media company UBM has agreed to sell its UK entertainment and technology product portfolio to Intent Media for £2.4 million in cash.
CloudApps, a developer of energy management applications, has secured an undisclosed investment amount from technology venture capital investor DFJ Esprit as the business ramps up its international sales operations.
Mobile music specialist Shazam has secured $32 million (£19.9 million) in a fresh funding round as the company moves into television, five months after signing a partnership with online music provider Spotify.
As divisional director for Rupert Murdoch’s News International, Mike Anderson felt a growing frustration. He reveals why he left and what fuels his passion for application – or ‘app’ – development.
Digital projection developer Igloo has accepted more than £255,000 in equity investment from fund manager Midven to fund further growth.
GrowthBusiness asks Silicon Roundabout businesses whether the recent government exposure is welcome and how the increased notoriety will affect its staunch culture.
Highland Capital Partners has led a $24 million (£14.5 million) Series B investment round for online social games company wooga.
In the aftermath of the coalition government's fourth Autumn Statement address, we ask business leaders what they make of George Osborne's plans.
Keith Holdt, investment director and head of the Value Enhancement Group at LDC, argues that big data shouldn't be intimidating for growing companies.
While not offering much in the way of business goodies, George Osborne’s speech offered some festive cheer.
The annual Cash Shells Directory is an invaluable guide for companies and advisers considering joining the stock market by reversing into a shell, providing a list of potential candidates and a commentary on each of them.