An education technology start-up created by an American entrepreneur has netted £1.1 million of seed capital.
The £25 million North West Fund for Biomedical has made its 57th investment to date through the backing of Perfectus Biomed.
An aviation business set up by Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickenson has secured a £5 million investment from a group of backers including Finance Wales.
An $11 million investment from Index Ventures will be used to develop an anticoagulant drug aimed at preventing heart attacks and strokes without causing bleeding.
LDC portfolio company Forest Holidays has netted follow-on funding from its private equity backer to aid its roll-out.
Irish start-up investor Lough Shore Investments has joined a $1.25 million backing of WorldDesk, the second time it has supported the business.
A search engine optimisation business with bases in California, London and New York has raised $42.8 million in venture capital.
A business set up by three former colleagues has received a funding boost from the North West Fund for Venture Capital.
Mobile payments business iZettle has added to the list of venture capital backers it has by securing a new corporate investment partner in the form of Banco Santander.
A $70 million Series D funding round for Twilio will support its ongoing product development and marketing efforts.
Google Campus-headquartered SocialBro has secured the backing of Scottish Equity Partners and its two original angels.
Having only been launched in November 2012, London-based technology start-up YPlan has closed one of the largest Series A rounds in Europe during 2013.
Hampus Jakobsson has secured the backing of two venture capital firms and a host of angel investors as he looks to launch his Dexplora business in the UK and the US.
ZiLift has become the latest Aberdeen-based business to secure venture capital backing, this time from the corporate venturing arm of Saudi Aramco.
A Series C round worth £10 million has been secured by WorldStores as part of the online retailer's efforts to grow its supplier network.
Contributions from Spark Capital and Accel Partners are part of a $3.5 million (£2.3 million) investment which is set to fuel the expansion of Qriously's US and European footprint.
The Business Growth Fund has upped its activity in Scotland and has now invested £24.1 million into the region.
A follow on investment from The Catapult Growth Fund has been made so that Renewable Technical Services can expand its services.
The North West Fund for Venture Capital has backed the entrepreneurial ambitions of a former IFA director and his software venture.
Content creation platform Quill has netted £1 million in new investment from a consortium of supporters including Shakil Khan and Julie Meyer.
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