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Crowdcube closes world record crowdfunding round in 16 minutes

Fundraising Deals

Equity crowdfunding platform has topped up a £3.8 million venture capital round by using its own platform to raise £1.2 million.

Chinese outdoor wear brand chooses London's AIM to list on

IPO & City News

The Alternative Investment Market has continued to attract Chinese listings, with Fraspens becoming the latest to announce a flotation.

August Equity offloads vet business to Summit Partners

Mergers & Acquisitions

Having helped to create Independent Vetcare in 2011, investment firm August Equity has sold its interest in the business for an undisclosed amount.

Bosch and Huawei invest in British semiconductor business

Fundraising Deals

Bristol-based semiconductor business XMOS has closed a Series D investment deal, pulling in new corporate backers.

Palamon Capital Partners nets 2.5x return on Retail Decisions sale

Mergers & Acquisitions

Payment fraud prevention technology Retail Decisions has been sold to ACI Worldwide through a deal worth $205 million.

Online furniture marketplace Swoon Editions banks venture funding round

Fundraising Deals

Swoon Editions has become the latest internet-based furniture retailer to secure institutional investment backing after closing a £4 million round.

Funding Circle raises huge Series D and adds former New York deputy mayor to board

Fundraising Deals

Peer-to-peer debt finance platform Funding Circle has returned to its investor base to raise $65 million of expansion funds.

Crowdcube fuses venture capital and crowdfunding for latest investment round

Fundraising Deals

Having previously only used its own crowdfunding platform to raise growth capital, Crowdcube has secured institutional backer Balderton Capital as a new investor.

Scaling up, not starting up, at heart of new Seedcamp investment fund

Business News

Start-up accelerator Seedcamp has raised a third fund as part of its mission to create $1 billion businesses throughout Europe.

RateSetter latest P2P lender to get business bank cash

Business News

Business finance platform RateSetter has secured £10 million of capital from the British business bank as part of the financial institution's efforts to improve SME lending.

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