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Ambitious female business owners shun ‘entrepreneur’ label

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Word seen as too ‘masculine’ and ‘blokey’: But women prove just as ambitious as men – often more – in business

Bank referral legislation could lead to £2bn more SME funding

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Legislation could see more than 100,000 small businesses fast-tracked to alternative funding route

Cloud services company Appirio in $35m funding boost

Fundraising Deals

Successful Series E funding round and new ex-Amazon CTO for global services business

Brain training app Peak wins $7m in Series A funding round

Fundraising Deals

Latest investment takes total funding to $10m since app’s launch last year

Social gaming network gamesGRABR raises £450,000 with help of London Co-Investment Fund

Fundraising Deals

Start-up raises capital through Crowdcube, including substantial investment from London Co-Investment Fund 

Take Eat Easy raises €6m for European expansion

Fundraising Deals

Company now positioned to take on Just Eat and Hungry House in UK market: while also offering deliveries of restaurant-quality food

Clegg and Farage ‘best coalition partners’, says Praditus data

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Psychometric tests suggests Lib Dem and UKIP leaders would be most compatible as joint coalition leaders

Gender pay gap remains pronounced among designers

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Extensive study on designers’ salaries looks at comparative pay ahead of Designer Week

Majestic Wines acquires Naked Wines in £70m deal

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Cavendish Corporate Finance advises on deal for online wine retailer

Pre-election jitters hit M&A activity

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M&A activity down 19% on this time last year

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