TV designer Kevin McCloud has taken to crowdfunding to raise money for his sustainable housing development company Hab Housing, and netted £1.9 million.
Social travel start-up Love Home Swap has gone back to MMC Ventures for a second time to secure growth capital.
A Sunderland-based IT firm which counts BT and Cisco as clients has secured a six-figure venture capital investment.
A new manufacturing investment for the Business Growth Fund has seen it back precision-engineered components company VTL Group.
A new technology aimed improving the speed of surgical procedures has closed the first stage of a £2.5 million funding round.
Irish early stage backer Kernel Capital has closed its latest investment and provided start-up Tapastreet with €500,000.
The food delivery company has bounced back from Dragons' Den rejection to raise an additional £500,000 on top of the seven figures already secured this year.
Well-known angel backers including the former CIO of cable at Rogers Communications and former EVP for global marketing at Orange Group are part of the investment team backing cloud business Zynstra.
The Apprentice reject Luisa Zissman has obtained the funding she failed to net on the BBC reality TV show by using angel investors.
Fashion website Boticca.com has closed its Series A funding round, with contributions coming from MMC Ventures, ISAI and a number of high net worths.
London-based technology company SwiftKey has closed its Series B funding round and netted $17.5 million of growth capital.
A Series B venture capital financing round worth £15 million has been led by Fidelity Biosciences and Novo A/S.
London start-up Sooqini has closed its maiden seed funding round having been bootstrapped since founding in 2011.
Balderton Capital and Ventech are being joined by publishing business Condé Nast as investors in London and Paris-based Vestiaire Collective.
Mobile commerce platform MoPowered has closed its last round of venture capital funding ahead of a planned listing on London's Alternative Investment Market.
Girl Meets Dress, a service which allows users to rent luxury garments, has secured its first round of funding with help from Global Founders Capital.
Luxury toiletries manufacturer Arran Aromatics has become the third August investment for the Business Growth Fund.
Balderton Capital has contributed to an undisclosed seed funding round for 3D Hubs to coincide with the company's launch.
The Business Growth Fund has added a low-cost gym offering to its growing portfolio through a £5 million transaction.
Online wine retailer Naked Wines has secured itself $10 million of new funding to go after the US and Australian markets.
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