Growing quickly and efficiently takes careful planning, explains IglooBooks co-founder and CEO John Styring.
Angel investment syndicate Envestors has led a £900,000 funding round for health and fitness chain NRG GYM.
A seed funding round worth £750,000 has been raised by London start-up StreetHub with help from Index Ventures and Octopus Investments.
The business behind Glasses Direct, Sunglasses Shop and LensOn has gone back to its existing investor pool to raise new funds.
The Business Growth Fund has now injected £57 million into London and the South East since its establishment in 2011.
Scottish optical business Duncan & Todd has secured the capital it needs to fund acquisitive-led growth by becoming a Business Growth Fund portfolio company.
Private equity-backed Sportradar has made an expansion play by acquiring US-based SportsData.
Technology-enabled retailer Wedo has built on the seed capital it raised in 2012 by closing a £3 million venture capital funding round.
Mobile e-commerce start-up MoPowered has followed up on the fundraising it has secured in the past 18 months by seeking admission on the stock market.
Former Tesco CEO Terry Leahy has invested in Occa-Home alongside a syndicate of other investors as part of a £1.5 million deal.
Despite the social media market becoming an increasingly cluttered space, GrowthBusiness finds out how Sportlobster is carving out itself a new and lucrative niche.
A £700,000 seed funding round for photo application Lifecake has been led by LOVEFiLM and Wonga investor Balderton Capital.
A new budget boutique hotel business located in London and Amsterdam has secured the investment it needs to expand.
The management team of Virgin Wines has led a buy-out of the business with equity support from Mobeus Equity Partners and Connection Capital.
A seed funding round for Uniplaces worth £700,000 has attracted contributions from Octopus Investments, Alex Chesterman and William Reeve.
A digital concierge service start-up based in London has closed a €1 million seed round with help from a number of high-profile investors.
LDC has closed its second deal in a day by committing £22 million of development capital to lifestyle brand Joules.
The management team of Mountain Warehouse is now in full ownership of the business after buying out a stake held by private equity firm LDC.
Toptable founder Karen Hanton and former OpenTable CEO for Europe David Pritchard are contributing to a £1 million seed round for Ruffl.
Online delivery service Shutl is set to be acquired by eBay, after an agreement to sell was made a year after launching in America.
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.
Why Kickstarter must become more selective with pitches if it is to become a viable way for businesses to raise money, says Gekko managing director Dan Todaro.
With another Dragons' Den pitch taking to crowdfunding in order to get investment, is the TV show now just becoming a PR platform?
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