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Augmented reality: Blippar serves clients such as Coca-Cola and Heinz

Barclays invests further £1.5m into augmented reality platform

Banking giant strengthens relationship with mobile image recognition platform Blippar

LoPos: The new potato is designed to help dieters

Crowdfunding campaign launched to fund low-carb potatoes

£500,000 target set to develop ‘diet friendly’ food staple

Disruptive: Laundrapp wants to be the Uber of laundry

Laundrapp cleans up with further £4m funding round

On-demand laundry service consolidates growth strategy with successful funding round

Festival soon: Vision Nine hosts top-tine events

Festival operator Vision Nine raises £5m through EIS scheme

Ingenious leads funding initiative for Lovebox and Global Gathering-affiliated directors 

Slowing down: The rise of high-growth businesses is declining

Rise in high-growth UK businesses stalls

Barclays and BGF Entrepreneurs Index reveals increase in number of start-ups: but fewer businesses achieving high-growth status

Coaching inn: Bulldog revamps old hotel sites

Bulldog Hotel Group raises £4.5m through Business Growth Fund

Money to be invested in expansion throughout England

Shifting sands: Alternative finance is going mainstream

Majority of SMEs considering alternative finance to raise capital funding

Half of mid-market businesses also feel alternative finance has opened up new opportunities for funding

Student living: The programme gives students the chance to crowdfund their housing fees

Crowdfunding campaign launched to pay for selected students’ accommodation

Living The Dream scholarship initiative used collective financial clout to fund worthy students’ living arrangements

Seed-funding: The programme is aimed at 'pure start-ups'

Crowdcube reveals seed-funding programme for start-ups

Crowdfunding platform’s latest product aimed at ‘pure start-ups’

Funding round: Reevoo has now raised around 6.5m pounds

Reevoo takes total funding to £6.5m with MMC Ventures-led funding round

Ratings and review service provider will put funds towards portfolio and market expansion

Good spot: The app connects drivers with parking space owners

JustPark raises £3.7m in record-breaking Crowdcube campaign

Car parking app more than triples target in highly-successful campaign

Moscow cash cow: The Russian market has massive potential

Opia expands to Russian markets with Yandex deal

Surrey-based sales optimisation company targets huge Russian market in global growth strategy

Green solutions: Both businesses deal in clean technology

NVM PE invests £3.5 million to combine leading cleantech firms

Cleveland Biotech and Biological Preparations beneficiaries of funding boost

Funding boost: Cambridge consultants are looking for further expansion

Cambridge Consultants receive £6.2m funding boost for expansion plans

Technology company given finance facility by Barclays

Sofa so good: WorldStores enjoyed a strong 2014

WorldStores raises £25m in Goldman Sachs-led funding round

Online furniture retailer consolidates position as market-leader

Record time: The Pebble Kickstarter campaign is among the fastest in history

Crowdfunding campaign hits $500,000 target in 17 minutes

Pebble Time hits $500,000 in record time – but CEO admits campaign was “a stunt”

Borrowed time: SME are optimistic on funding despite past rejections

Banks reject one in four tech SME funding applications 

But one-third of small IT businesses still plan to apply for funding in new financial year

In fashion: SyShowcase is billed as a cross between Avon and SpaceNK

MyShowcase raises £1.2m in 24 Haymarket Group-led funding round

M&A advisor D5 Capital helps to raise investment

Word-of-mouth: Shopa monitises online recommendations

Shopa secures £11m from Octopus and Notion

Social shopping site sees one of the most successful Series A rounds for a UK start-up

Mail files: WeTransfer sends files to users that may to too large for email attachments

WeTransfer raises $25m in Series A funding round

File-transfer service secures funding in financing round led by Highland Capital Partners Europe

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