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Vested party: Rory Stirling has helped oversee the Base79 growth journey

From recession start-up to £50 million exit in seven years

When MMC Ventures partner Rory Stirling first came into contact with Base79 the online video market was in its infancy. Now the investor has exited a business leading the market and looks back on the growth story.

Prior to joining NewVoiceMedia, Jonathan Gale was SVP of product at Mimecast

UK tech venture NewVoiceMedia secures £29 million of new funding

A Series E venture capital funding round has been closed by NewVoiceMedia, with participation coming from a host of well-known investors.

Rightster's acquisitive activity will see it greatly boost YouTube network presence

Charlie Muirhead's Rightster buys venture capital-backed Base79

Video distribution venture Rightster has used its capital market listing to finance the purchase of digital rights management company Base79.

The Internet of Things is changing the way consumers interact with devices

Internet of Things venture Intamac nets £2 million for connected device product expansion

Venture backers including YFM Equity Partners, Seraphim Capital and Carbon Trust Investments are uniting to back the growth efforts of Intamac.

Security: Nazo Moosa has set up C5 Capital to capitalise on a growing sector

C5 Capital plugs gap in European security and data investing

A new venture capital fund aimed at the security and data sector has been launched by a former investor at The Carlyle Group and a technology entrepreneur.

Atlas Cloud provides services allowing businesses to access systems remotely

Cloud services firm backed by Northstar Ventures and private investors

Northstar Ventures has led a £350,000 investment into Atlas Cloud so that the business can grow regionally and nationally.

Big data allows small and large organisations to better harness information

Beringea makes play in big data market by backing London start-up

A Series A investment round worth £1.25 million has been closed by a big data services company based in London.

L-R: Tom New and Al Mackin, founders of technology start-up Formisimo

Google Campus-based Formisimo nets VC cash to grow analytics offering

Tom New and Al Mackin have closed a £350,000 investment round for their business and will be relocating to MediaCityUK in Salford.

Acal is tapping into a growing need for services relating to hosting and networking

Management at Acal Enterprise Solutions pair with NVM Private Equity for buy-out

Acal Enterprise Solutions has become the latest company to be backed by NVM Private Equity, as the business looks to ramp up growth throughout Europe.

DataCentred is part of the growing creative cluster at MediaCityUK in Salford

Jon Moulton joins growth capital investment deal for DataCentred

Technology business DataCentred has secured the funding required to complete its first site at MediaCityUK in Manchester.

Impero's product helps teachers to have better control of a classroom

Debt and equity package sees Impero close MBO

Software business Impero has raised £10 million of debt and equity financing to fund a management buy-out.

David Richards leads WANdisco from its Silicon Valley and Sheffield bases

WANdisco's all in bet on the big data market

As one of the fastest growing companies on London's Alternative Investment Market, WANdisco CEO David Richards tells us what life is like as a public company and why big data offers so many opportunities for success.

Public sector: Skyscape works with government bodies such as the Cabinet Office

Government-focused Skyscape Cloud Services gets funds to build on 20 per cent monthly growth

The Business Growth Fund has bolstered the technology element of its investment portfolio by backing Skyscape Cloud Services.

Growth fuel: BaseKit and Juan Lobato have now raised $25 million of investment

Former Seedcamp winner BaseKit raises top-up funding round

Website construction start-up BaseKit has raised a second 2014 funding round, taking its total up to $25 million since it founded in 2008.

Big Red Cloud: Finance director Paraic Nolan and CEO Marc O'Dwyer

Big Red Cloud Group banks on AIM tech resurgence

AIM is set to attract a new fast-growth technology company after Big Red Cloud Group announced plans for an IPO.

Ensuring customers spend longer online is key to achieving conversion

Oxford Capital continues with busy 2014 by backing Intent HQ

Intent HQ has raised £4.75 million of new growth capital to accelerate the company's global distribution for its software product.

Charles Clark and Hugh Cox are experiencing growing demand for analytics tools

New technology firm joins London’s AIM 

Cloud-based enterprise data analytics platform Rosslyn Data Technologies Group is now a listed firm after joining the Alternative Investment Market.

Julie Purves set up B2M Solutions at the start of the mobile market in 2002

B2M Solutions picks corporate venture route to fuel future growth

Mobile device analytics business B2M Solutions has closed a funding round involving entrepreneur and investor Kevin Lomax as well as Motorola Solutions Venture Capital.

US growth: Brightpearl opened a office in San Francisco during 2011

Doug Richard-advised Brightpearl closes eight-figure funding round

Notion Capital and Eden Ventures are being joined by MMC Ventures as equity backers of retail software offering Brightpearl.

B2M Solutions and Julie Purves have a client list including Nike and easyJet

The female technology entrepreneur making a mint out of mobile

Having predicted a fast-maturing mobile market at the turn of the millennium, Julie Purves finally has a sector which is ready for her intelligence analytics offering.

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