Peer-to-peer lending platform Funding Circle is taking on the American market having been charged for growth through a deal led by Accel Partners.
Ski brand Faction Collective has raised its second major round of institutional finance through a deal led by Octopus Investments.
AIM-listed Hydrodec Group has raised £20 million to help pay down its debt.
A new crowdfunding platform which helps authors and publishers has secured £1.2 million of growth capital from investors including DFJ Esprit.
UK-based theatre production company The Ambassador Theatre Group has changed private equity owner through an undisclosed transaction.
An online youth broadcaster set up by a schoolboy in 2006 has received an undisclosed investment from Miroma Ventures.
Online advertising platform Azullo has closed its third institutional funding round by linking up with Enterprise Ventures.
UK burger restaurant chain Byron Hamburgers has been bought by Hutton Collins Partners in a deal worth £100 million.
Pascal Cagni has joined forces with Michael Combes to back London and New York-based smartphone application Shopcade.
Small business accounting software business KashFlow has been acquired by IRIS Software Solutions, eight years after starting out.
A $1 million seed funding round for British business Depop has been led by Red Circle Investments alongside Hugo Boss board member Luca Marzotto.
When most entrepreneurs start out on their journey an exit is the ultimate ambition – a feat achieved by SaaSID founder Ed Macnair after one year.
Government help and bigger export volumes are contributing to a bullish car industry.
A high specification graphene business backed by intellectual property investor IP Group has outlined a move to AIM as part of its latest growth efforts.
US-based investor Albion Ventures has expanded its SaaS portfolio by backing healthcare offering Cisiv.
Baird Capital portfolio company MedPlast has snapped up UK-based Orthoplastics for an undisclosed amount.
LDC has achieved a partial exit from social housing contractor Forrest through a deal which sees Palatine Private Equity enter as a new backer.
Private client investment business Connection Capital has facilitated a £4.1 million fundraising for Earthmill.
Playdemic is aiming to launch what it hopes will be the next major social game in early 2014 after securing its latest stage of equity backing.
Scottish Equity Partners has closed its second deal in a week by investing in Aridhia Informatics alongside fellow VC Albion Ventures.
To coincide with the second crop of Future Fifty companies being named, GrowthBusiness meets Green Man Gaming and its founder Paul Sulyok to find out what being a member involves.
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.