On the back of the 5th largest technology acquisition of all time, worldwide announced mergers and acquisitions in the sector have hit $42.4 billion during 2014.
Despite acknowledging that the government has done much to stimulate the success of SMEs in the UK, the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has set out a number of new recommendations.
The median basic salary for a CEO of a business listed on London's Alternative Investment Market now stands at £202,000, according to new statistics.
Octopus Investments has followed a growing trend of hiring an entrepreneur-in-residence by securing its own from Google for its ventures team.
British businesses are experiencing the lowest level of recorded risk in 18 months, new figures reveal.
Fashion e-commerce business ASOS walked off with Company of the Decade at the 10th annual Grant Thornton Quoted Company Awards.
The first investment fund dedicated to investing in start-ups engaging in crowdfunding has been set up with a target of £5 million.
The venture capital firm behind companies such as LoveHomeSwap, Masabi and NewVoiceMedia has reopened its Growth Generation Fund.
A new survey compiled by EY has found that 80 per cent of executives around the world would be open to acquisition offers.
Former head of Europe for Facebook Joanna Shields has stepped down as CEO of Tech City UK but will continue to serve as chairman.
Balderton Capital has recruited technology entrepreneur Suranga Chandratillake as a new partner at the venture capital firm.
Venture capital firm Amadeus Capital Partners has achieved a first close of its latest Enterprise Capital Fund aimed at backing early-stage technology businesses.
Companies pursuing growth on the ICAP Securities & Derivatives Exchange will be outlining the benefits of a listing during the first IPO Seminar of the Year in February.
The government's decision to include AIM stocks in ISAs has contributed to a 29 per cent jump in average daily trade value, new research suggests.
The steepest decline in the number of staff available to fill permanent job positions since 2004 was recorded during December, new statistics show.
A new start-up fund aiming to help establish two businesses a week has been set up by serial entrepreneur Raj Dhonota.
London-based investment firm August Equity has closed its biggest fund to date as it looks to continue its efforts in the social care, healthcare and IT managed and outsourced services sectors.
The net balance for those looking to ramp up investment during the next six months has remained in positive territory for the third consecutive period.
The value of European private equity exits has climbed from €55.4 billion in 2012 to €73.9 billion in 2013, new research finds.
Private equity firm Bowmark Capital has closed its fifth fund and banked £375 million from a range of limited partners.
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