The North West Fund for Biomedical, the £25 million fund managed by SPARK Impact, has invested £350,000 into drug discovery company Molplex Ltd.
A first fashion investment for Scottish Equity Partners sees Matches Fashion join its portfolio.
Media and communications-focused private equity firm GMT Communications Partners has invested in Seagull.
London and California-based SnapLogic has used its Series C funding round to acquire a further $20 million (£12.3 million) of development capital.
A Series C funding round for Kabbage has seen it net a further $30 million (£18.5 milion) of growth capital.
British fashion designer Amanda Wakeley has cashed in on a growing reputation which has seen her dress the Duchess of Cambridge by securing investment for her clothing brand.
A business spawned by two University of Warwick students has secured an investment from Midven's Early Advantage fund.
CCTV software firm Kinesense has secured €620,000 (£497,000) of investment from Kernel Capital.
The Business Growth Fund has closed its second deal of the week by teaming up with Scottish Equity Partners to close a deal in the cloud computing sector.
Venture capital firm Synova Capital has backed Kinapse, a business which provides outsourcing and consultancy services.
Door-to-door baggage service SendmyBag has secured investment from a venture capital firm after failing to secure capital on BBC's Dragons' Den.
Footcare business Shuropody has become the third Midlands-based company to be backed by the Business Growth Fund.
Connect Technology Group has been backed by the North West Fund for Digital & Creative, the fund's second deal in three months.
Capital markets-listed technology investment firm Imperial Innovations has taken part in a funding round for data storage business Acunu.
Octopus Investments has made a commitment from its Titan VCT funds in autobiography business LifeBook.
A new organic waste facility to be built in East London's docks has received the backing it needs to begin development.
The private equity house of Lloyds Bank has backed a new restaurants-focused food and beverage fund to be run by Hill Capital Partners.
Rugby World Cup 2011 video producer Big Button Media has closed a £400,000 funding round as it looks to grow its share of the UK market.
AIM-listed investment management group Braveheart Investment has closed an equity fundraising into MoBank.
Energy business SenseLogix has charged itself with £1 million of new funding as it looks to expand its headcount.
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