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Banks reject one in four tech SME funding applications 

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But one-third of small IT businesses still plan to apply for funding in new financial year

MyShowcase raises £1.2m in 24 Haymarket Group-led funding round

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M&A advisor D5 Capital helps to raise investment

UK exporters confident about year ahead

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