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Pre-election jitters hit M&A activity

Mergers & Acquisitions

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

UK EdTech start-up RefME raises $5m in first year

Fundraising Deals

24-year-old entrepreneur Tom Hatton proves himself one of UK tech’s greatest success stories with widespread acclaim

Asset-based lending to top £20b in 2015

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Asset Based Finance Association members confident about level of funding for year ahead

Entrepreneurial Spark partners with GetTaxi and KPMG in separate deals

Business News

Free business accelerator programme joins forces with two powerful allies to offer increased support for UK entrepreneurs

Womenswear brand Ness raises £2.5m through YFM equity

Fundraising Deals

Investment will be put towards new store rollouts

Barclays provides £1.5m finance facility for augmented reality platform

Fundraising Deals

Banking giant strengthens relationship with mobile image recognition platform Blippar

Crowdfunding campaign launched to fund low-carb potatoes

Fundraising Deals

£500,000 target set to develop ‘diet friendly’ food staple

Laundrapp cleans up with further £4m funding round

Fundraising Deals

On-demand laundry service consolidates growth strategy with successful funding round

Festival operator Vision Nine raises £5m through EIS scheme

Fundraising Deals

Ingenious leads funding initiative for Lovebox and Global Gathering-affiliated directors 

Rise in high-growth UK businesses stalls

Fundraising Deals

Barclays and BGF Entrepreneurs Index reveals increase in number of start-ups: but fewer businesses achieving high-growth status

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