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Finance round: Crowdcube has raised a further 6m

Crowdcube raises £6m for strategic growth and provision of IPO services

Investment led by stockbroker and corporate adviser Numis: with support from current investor Balderton Capital and Draper Esprit

iPad payments: ShopKeep is moving into the UK market

ShopKeep raises $60m to enter UK market

Cloud-based point-of-sale provider based in New York targets UK market in international expansion drive

Venture capital: UK activity accounts for a third of the European total

UK dominates European VC activity

Venture capital-backed firms in the UK raise $1.1bn in 2015 Q2 – accounting for more than one-third of total European activity

Online flowers: Customers can have bouquets delivered through the letterbox

Bloom & Wild raises £2.5m in Series A funding round

Online florist raises funds in round led by MMC Ventures

Luxury travel: Secret Escapes sells global packages

Secret Escapes raises $60m in Series C funding round

Luxury travel brand closes lucrative round led by Google Ventures and supported by Octopus Ventures along with several others

Money transfer: Alternative fintech companies are becoming big news

Alternative foreign exchange service Revolut raises £1.5m through Balderton Capital

Fintech start-up joins Nutmeg, Zopa and Crowdcube in impressive Balderton stable

Media-based attractions: Simworx designs and supplies entertainment for theme parks

Business Growth Fund backs Simworx with £4.5m investment

Supplier of media-based them park attractions will also acquire RoboCoaster as both businesses enter high-growth periods

Child-friendly: The platform de-risks advertising

SuperAwesome raises $7m in Twenty Ten Capital-led Series A round

Child-safe advertising firm secures backing with big initial funding round

Mattress retail: Neesa offers a universal feel

Mattress retailer Leesa coming to Manchester after securing $9m US investment

UK entrepreneur David Wolfe bringing business home after successful launch in the US

Crowd analytics: The company's technology is used at Mecca

Crowd Vision attracts US investment and provides partial exit for early-stage angel investors

Crowd analysis software provider completes combined funding round

Beacon of growth: BVG is based is Brecon

Business Growth Fund invests £16.3m in BVG Airflo and Broadband Satellite Services

Big financial boost for Welsh non-high street retailer and satellite comms company

Concealed weapon: Detecting hidden guns helps to combat violent crime

Crowdfunding campaign for technology to tackle gun crime approaches £500,000 target

Radio Physics Solutions aiming to raise £500,000 for technology to aid detection of guns, knives and other weapons

1bn investment: Oxford tech is set for a large funding boost

Oxford Tech Cluster set for £1bn funding boost

Number of recent success stories from the city sees investment in local tech start-ups soar

Growth funds: The cash will be put towards recruitment and expansion

Start-up support business Geniac attracts £22m investment

Grant Thornton backs London-based business that is aiming to help entrepreneurs and small businesses achieve fast growth sustainably

Ethical crowdfunding: Can the platforms be a force for good?

Five ways crowdfunding is being used for good

As the campaign to crowdfund Greece’s latest IMF installment gathers pace, we look at five ways the social fundraising route is being used to make the world just that little bit better

Advertising technology: Captify partners media agencies to produce targeted campaigns

Advertising technology business Captify raises £8m in Series B funding round

Smedvig Capital leads on round that also saw investment from existing partners Panoramic Equity Growth

Invisible speakers: The technology uses existing surfaces to amplify sound

‘Invisible speaker’ manufacturer Feonic launches £700,000 crowdfunding campaign on VentureFounders

Business has pre-money valuation of £1.4m

Mobile payments: Velocity is partnering with top names in London hospitality

Lifestyle app Velocity raises $12m in huge Series A funding round

Finance round among the largest seen for UK-based business

Hashtag model: The platform points users towards certain events

UK-based social media platform Tagstr takes total funding to $2.6m 

New $1m seed funding round for platform as total users passes 500,000 mark

Festival fever: FieldCandy is appealing to the UK's love of outdoor events

FieldCandy’s crowdfunding campaign looks to capitalise on ‘festival fever’

Boutique tent and outdoor product designer looks for £200,000 on Crowdcube as 200,000 revellers head to Glastonbury

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