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Jamie True joins investors at social start-up Reach7

Fundraising Deals

A seed funding round worth £400,000 has been closed by social media tool Reach7 to aid growth of its service, which broadens the reach of users.

Employers set to be caught out by shared parental leave

Business News

Legislation coming into force in December regarding maternity leave is expected to catch businesses short, new research finds.

New London VC fund launched by Singaporean investment firm

Business News

Infocomm Investments has lifted the lid on a new $200 million venture capital firm targeting European technology start-ups.

Seedcamp backs communication business Mailcloud through new fund

Fundraising Deals

A $1.8 million investment has been made into one year-old start-up Mailcloud, with contributions coming from Seedcamp London, Octopus Investments and Bessemer Venture.

Daisy group take private deal led by CEO Matthew Riley

Mergers & Acquisitions

Listed telecoms business Daisy Group is set for future life as a private entity after current leader Matthew Riley tabled an offer for the business.

Northern footwear brand Moda in Pelle turns to equity funding

Fundraising Deals

The Business Growth Fund has made Moda in Pelle its latest fashion-based investment and provided £3.5 million of funds to the company.

UK dealmakers hungrier for overseas transactions

Business News

A cooling IPO market has seen volume and value of international mergers and acquisitions by British buyers surge during the beginning of 2014.

KweekWeek raises funds but calls for more early-stage backers

Fundraising Deals

The founding team at event discovery start-up KweekWeek are financing a new growth push using a $3.25 million capital injection from private angel investors.

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales picks IPO route for mobile business

IPO & City News

Mobile phone contract business The People's Operator has outlined plans to join the London Stock Exchange and use funds raise to continue development.

Tech start-up orderbird secures investment for iPad point of sale development

Fundraising Deals

A $10 million investment has been made into commerce technology business orderbird, led by cashless payment-geared ConCardis.

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