When independent designer e-commerce company Boticca decided it needed a rebrand the approach was to imagine the business was a country – then work out its characteristics, iconography and folklore.
It was a moment that most parents have experienced, when they turn around and their child has disappeared out of eyeshot. While Sara Murray was just as worried as the next mother, she also used the incident as inspiration for a new business.
Luxury shoe business Jimmy Choo has unveiled plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange to help fuel new market growth.
London start-up Mopp has forgone further investment rounds and instead been acquired by US home services company Handy.
To continue with IT upgrades, website improvements and store refurbishments, clothing and accessories chain Jaeger has secured £8.5 million of new funds.
Former failed Dragons' Den pitcher Gousto has further utilised venture capital investment by raising an additional £5 million.
3D Hubs has built on the seed funding it secured in August 2013 by closing a $4.5 million Series A transaction to take its operations global.
Scottish football club Rangers has begun what it says will be three-year fundraising period by issuing a new share offering.
Independent furniture retailer Furniture Village has turned to equity capital so that it can finance a roll-out of UK stores.
A public-to-private acquisition has seen business supplies company office2office move into private equity control.
Private equity investor Hattington Capital has led a growth capital injection into Knomo so that the accessories company can build out its e-commerce platform and product offering.
From a council estate in Liverpool to a public market exit, young business builder Mark Pearson has always been at the forefront of innovation and market trends.
If you're tired of reading out of date and irrelevant TripAdvisor reviews, Twizoo is fusing social media with ratings to help make on-the-go informed decisions.
The surge to grab a drink at the interval of a play or at half time during a football match is soon to end, with innovative start-up Q App providing the solution.
Placing itself firmly in the fast-growing big data sector, ERN Global is creating a suite of tools for card payments.
Gone are the days when viewers simply tune into a sporting event and then sit back and relax. Fanmode is one of a number of companies centred on increasing engagement, and is integrating the Internet of Things and connected devices.
Launched as a way of providing creative entrepreneurs with a way of finding a commercial space quickly and easily, We Are Pop Up is plugging the holes left behind when businesses go digital.
Growth company investor MMC Ventures has led a new £2 million investment into subscription coffee business Pact Coffee.
High street supermarket chain Sainsbury's has added to its digital entertainment division by snapping up the remainder of e-books platform Anobii.
To coincide with the creation of a new award at this year’s Investor Allstars, GrowthBusiness finds out how investment firm Sferiq is facilitating new technologies and new investment to shake up the art market.
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.
Once traditionally the finance of choice for lower mid-market buy-out businesses, Alex Macpherson, head of the ventures team at Octopus Investments, explains how his funds are now backing enterprising and dynamic younger firms.
In a year when so many exciting company's raised big sums of money, and were sold for eye-watering sums, deciding which were the best was hard work.
Research report into the top-performing 100 companies below the FTSE 350 and on AIM.