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Sporting retailer: sells clothing and equipment online

Scottish Equity Partners back with new investment

Leading venture capital partners put their lot behind online sports equipment retailer

Intention marketing: Ctrlio is looking for funding to increase its offering

Ctrlio closes $1.3 million funding round

Investors include former Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel

Online marketplace: Artsper currently partners with 400 galleries raises €1.2m in funding round

Website for buying contemporary art covers more than 400 galleries

Co founders: Nick and Anthony Von Christierson

Baby Bundle enters UK market with $1.8m seed round and Mumsnet partnership

British founders Nick and Anthony Von Christierson launched the app in the US and are now bringing it back to a British audience

Creative industries: One of the UK's 'great success stories'

Edge Investments announces £40m fund to boost creative industries

Fund supported by the British Business bank and aims to address ‘funding drought’ in British creative industries

Hospitality management: Hostmaker has raised $2m

Hostmaker closes $2m seed funding round 

First VC-backed hospitality management service for Airbnb hosts in Europe raises funds in round led by DN Capital

Crafts community: The business creates spaces online for the popular activity

LoveCrafts raises $20m in funding round led by Highland Europe

Craft community and marketplace was recently named on of the fastest-growing start-ups in the Times Start-up Track 15 Company list

Northern Ireland: BGF has made its first investment in the region via Leeds

Braidwater secures first NI investment from Business Growth Fund

Business Growth Fund (BGF) Leeds team completes deal for 40-year-old Derry business

Thai food: The Giggly Squid has sites across the South of England

Thai restaurant group Giggling Squid secures £6.4m funding from Business Growth Fund

Money to be put towards increasing network of restaurants across the South of England

Transatlantic fund: White Star is backing ventures in the US, Europe and Canada

White Star Capital launches $70m transatlantic fund for entrepreneurs

The fund will be used for investments between $500,000 and $5m in North America and Western Europe

Northern Powerhouse: Are cities like Liverpool playing on a level playing field?

Northern SMEs twice as likely to lose bank overdrafts than London counterparts

Research by Funding Options suggests a North/South divide in the way SMEs are treated by commercial banks

Renewable energy: GEV Group is a leading player in the UK market

Maven Capital Partners invests £5.4 million in GEV Group

Leading private equity house backs major player in the renewable energy sector with significant investment

Online rental: Nestpick aims to disrupt the 'broken' rental market

Nestpick raises $11m in Series A funding round

European start-up aims to disrupt the rental sector by simplifying process for tenants and landlords

European VC: Q3 saw a slight dip but year-on-year figures are up

European VC fundraising activity dips in 2015 Q3

Extensive Dow Jones report reveals a drop in fundraising activity compared to previous quarter

Minicabit: Is this the next big challenger for Uber?

Minicabit raises £1.4m in funding round

Finance round includes commitments from some of the UK’s best known investors and business leaders

Mobile platform: adjust provides services for business

Highland Europe backs adjust with $17m investment

Money will be put toward making adjust a unified mobile data platform 

SME funding: Is fintech the key to unlock the cash?

Fintech innovation helping to close $2 trillion SME funding gap

White paper from World Economic Forum suggests investment in red hot fintech sector is driving a new wave of SME funding

European investment: Highland Europe II will focus on high-growth tech

Tech investor Highland Europe launches $332m fund

Highland Europe II will be used for investment in rapidly-emerging European growth-stage tech companies

Tech finance: The appetite for EIS shows a desire for growth

Appetite for EIS among tech companies increases significantly 

Number of tech companies planning to use EIS when raising funds up 27% in 12-month period

Motor fuel: The company provides bespoke products for motor sports

Lyceum Capital invests in Coryton Advanced Fuels Limited

M&A Awards legal firm of the year Shoosmiths advises on deal to drive international expansion

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