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TV star: Kevin McCloud is best known for presenting Channel 4's Grand Designs

Kevin McCloud’s environmental development business raises £1.9 million on Crowdcube

TV designer Kevin McCloud has taken to crowdfunding to raise money for his sustainable housing development company Hab Housing, and netted £1.9 million.

Growing portfolio: Love Home Swap has properties in 150 countries globally

Love Home Swap builds on acquisition efforts by raising new MMC Ventures-led round

Social travel start-up Love Home Swap has gone back to MMC Ventures for a second time to secure growth capital.

Deal leads: Rebecca Crawford of Northstar Ventures and Affinity Systems' Al Yong

Affinity Systems kick-starts growth with £100,000 venture capital round

A Sunderland-based IT firm which counts BT and Cisco as clients has secured a six-figure venture capital investment.

Aiming for growth: Bruno Jouan is CEO at the manufacturing firm

VTL Group targets international growth following £4 million Business Growth Fund deal

A new manufacturing investment for the Business Growth Fund has seen it back precision-engineered components company VTL Group.

Healthcare market: The surgery tool has achieved good early traction

Angel CoFund backs surgery tool for the second time to help with world growth

A new technology aimed improving the speed of surgical procedures has closed the first stage of a £2.5 million funding round.

Deal done: Tapastreet CEO Joe Mitchell and Kernel Capital's Dawn Guiney

Social media start-up Tapastreet secures Kernel Capital as VC backer

Irish early stage backer Kernel Capital has closed its latest investment and provided start-up Tapastreet with €500,000.

Gousto allows consumers to choose recipes online and delivers the proportioned ingredients to their door

Gousto gobbles up six figures of further investment

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.

Nick East, CEO of Zynstra, will be leading the company's future growth

Zynstra pushes forward with cloud developments with help from angels and VCs

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.

TV entrepreneur: Luisa Zissman rose to fame on Alan Sugar's The Apprentice

Luisa Zissman secures angel backing for her Bakers Toolkit business

The Apprentice reject Luisa Zissman has obtained the funding she failed to net on the BBC reality TV show by using angel investors.

Online pioneers: Bottica.com founders Kiyan Foroughi and Avid Larizadeh

High net worths from around the world unite with VC backer to invest in Boticca.com

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.

Rapid growth: SwiftKey co-founders Jon Reynolds and Ben Medlock

SwiftKey closes $17.5 million Series B and relocates co-founder to lead US growth

London-based technology company SwiftKey has closed its Series B funding round and netted $17.5 million of growth capital.

Quality of life: Acacia Pharma is developing products aimed at supportive care

British medical company Acacia Pharma secures £15 million funding

A Series B venture capital financing round worth £15 million has been led by Fidelity Biosciences and Novo A/S.

Busy living: Sooqini allows people to oursource tasks such as cleaning

Social task marketplace Sooqini closes $500,000 funding round

London start-up Sooqini has closed its maiden seed funding round having been bootstrapped since founding in 2011.

Online fashion: Sebastien Fabre set up Vestiaire Collective in 2009

Condé Nast leads $20 million investment into resale community Vestiaire Collective

Balderton Capital and Ventech are being joined by publishing business Condé Nast as investors in London and Paris-based Vestiaire Collective.

MoPowered's offering is aimed at those looking to drive revenues on mobiles

MoPowered tops up pre-IPO funding round with an additional £1.8 million

Mobile commerce platform MoPowered has closed its last round of venture capital funding ahead of a planned listing on London's Alternative Investment Market.

Online: Anna Bance and Xavier de Lecaros-Aquise have fashion knowledge

Global Founders Capital makes Girl Meets Dress one of three maiden investments

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.

White knight: Iain Pittman saved the business from administration in 2009

Sixth Scottish investment for Business Growth Fund

Luxury toiletries manufacturer Arran Aromatics has become the third August investment for the Business Growth Fund.

Peer-to-peer: 3D Hubs has been set up by Bram de Zwert and Brian Garret

Seed round for peer-to-peer 3D printing platform led by Balderton Capital

Balderton Capital has contributed to an undisclosed seed funding round for 3D Hubs to coincide with the company's launch.

Sports background: Jon Wright had a rugby career before setting up his gym firm

Gym set up by former rugby player gets £5 million backing

The Business Growth Fund has added a low-cost gym offering to its growing portfolio through a £5 million transaction.

Fine vintage: Naked Wines was set up by Virgin Wines founder Rowan Gormley

Naked Wines toasts new eight-figure funding round to boost international efforts

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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