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Ffrees does not rely on customer wealth for revenues, says founder Alex Letts

Digital finance firm Ffrees backed by syndicate of investors

Sheffield-based digital current account provider Ffrees has secured the capital it needs to introduce a mobile app and invest in customer interaction services.

The Dublin team: Johnny O'Neill, John Jordan and Brian Doherty

Irish start-up VideoElephant closes equity deal to fund US push

AIB seed capital fund Dublin Business Innovation Centre has joined the investment consortium at online video content business VideoElephant.

APSU delivers cloud-based services into the IBM mid-range market

Business Growth Fund adds IT business APSU to portfolio

A business formed through a merger of AssurIT and Apex Computers in 2011 has banked a £7 million equity investment to aid international growth.

The team at Reach7 are now charged with seed capital to grow

Jamie True joins investors at social start-up Reach7

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.

Mailcloud takes the traditional inbox and arranges it for easier use

Seedcamp backs communication business Mailcloud through new fund

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.

Moda in Pelle will grow its estate beyond the current level of 60 stores

Northern footwear brand Moda in Pelle turns to equity funding

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

Co-founder Mehdi Nayebi says EIS and SEIS needs to be built upon

KweekWeek raises funds but calls for more early-stage backers

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.

orderbird founders: Patrick Brienen, Jakob Schreyer and Bastian Schmidtke

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

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

Maplin has upgraded its online presence in recent years, let by click and collect

Beringea joins investors at electronics business Maplin

Beringea has invested £5 million into Maplin from its ProVen Venture Capital Trusts as part of the syndicate of investors led by Rutland Partners who acquired the business in June.

Karoline Gross and Smartzer are bringing new technology to the retail sector

Smartzer closes angel round and partners with clothing brand Whistles

Having showcased its technology at London Fashion Weekend in September, Smartzer has launched with the help of high-net worths including Jamie True.

Value add: Shoppers earn points by creating videos or referring friends

Social start-up LoyaltyLion becomes first investment by former ASOS exec

James Hart, the first employee at clothing e-commerce business ASOS, has made his maiden angel investment and backed LoyaltyLion.

The 10 Minutes With team will grow the business by forming new partnerships

US market push for 10 Minutes With fuelled by private investor funding round

A business set up to better equip students with the information needed to make career decisions has raised $4 million.

Founder Brynne Herbert is now ready to take her business to the next level

Mobility software business MOVE Guides closes Series A deal

MOVE Guides has raised $8.2 million of new growth capital with help from Notion Capital and New Enterprise Associates.

Uniplaces co-founders: Mariano Kostelec, Ben Grech and Miguel Santo Amaro

Zoopla founder and Barclays Capital MD join Uniplaces investment

A business set up to make it easier for students to book accommodation over the internet has closed a second round of venture capital investment, banking £2.2 million.

Ander Michelena, CEO and co-founder of Ticketbis, says UK sales are growing

Ticket transaction start-up Ticketbis pockets new investment deal

Ticketbis has now raised €10 million since founding in 2009 after closing a new deal worth €5.2 million backed by European VC firm ACTIVE Venture Partners.

NWC will hire new staff within its abseiling and specialist cleaning divisions

Window washing business banks equity capital to expand abseiling operations

The Business Growth Fund has committed £3 million to aid the future growth of Yorkshire-based Nationwide Window Cleaning.

English produce: Chapel Down makes sparkling as well as still wines

Listed English winemaker bottles multi-million pound crowdfunding investment 

The Seedrs crowdfunding platform has been used by Chapel Down to raise nearly £4 million, representing the first time that a public company has used the alternative finance method.

Victoria has a Royal Warrant and its products are installed at Buckingham Palace

Maiden listed company investment for Business Growth Fund

Alternative Investment Market-listed carpet business Victoria has become the first public company to be backed by the £2.5 billion bank-backed Business Growth Fund.

Qubit is comprised of technologists who cut their teeth at Google

Qubit adds new venture capital investors through Series B deal

A second major institutional funding round for Qubit has seen the e-commerce business bank $26 million and add new members to the company board.

Parcel Monkey has grown fast by offering customers big discounts on delivery

E-commerce deal from private equity firm Frost Brooks

Progress which has seen The Parcel Monkey Group hit 300,000 registered users has led the delivery service to raise equity capital as part of a further growth push.

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