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Deal leads: L-R Phil Murray (Petrotechnics CEO) and Mike Sibson (BGF director)

Business Growth Fund taps into growing Aberdeen-based oil and gas software scene

The Business Growth Fund has upped its activity in Scotland and has now invested £24.1 million into the region.

Growth winds: Renewable Technical Services is using VC cash to expand

Renewable Technical Services goes back to The Catapult Growth Fund

A follow on investment from The Catapult Growth Fund has been made so that Renewable Technical Services can expand its services.

Personal finance: Deposit Sense makes money advice more efficient

IFA software business charged for growth with £350,000 investment

The North West Fund for Venture Capital has backed the entrepreneurial ambitions of a former IFA director and his software venture.

Content creation: Quill users writers and editors to create digital product

Julie Meyer's Ariadne Capital backs Ed Bussey's Quill

Content creation platform Quill has netted £1 million in new investment from a consortium of supporters including Shakil Khan and Julie Meyer.

High tech: 4energy's products are aimed at the data centre market

British Gas looks to build energy efficiency offering with investment in 4energy

Energy supplier British Gas has led a £7 million investment into telecoms and data centre efficiency company 4energy.

High speed: m2fx is using fibre optic technology to speed up communication

Third Dutch investment deal for UK technology firm m2fx

Fibre cables business m2fx has gone back to the Netherlands to secure the equity investment it needs to build worldwide sales.

Academic innovation: IP Group helps commercialise university developments

IP Group and the European Investment Fund partner on new spin-out fund for second time

Capital market-listed intellectual property commercialisation investor IP Group has launched a new £30 million fund alongside the European Investment Fund.

Green retail: Eco Market's founders are aiming for more overseas traffic

Former PayPal executive and ghd co-founder back start-up Eco Market 

Eco Market has added to its growing list of angel backers by securing the interest of ghd co-founder Martin Penny and former PayPal and eBay executive Elisabeth Ling.

Social life: Urturn is hoping to capitalise on a waning Facebook interest from teens

LOVEFiLM and Betfair investor leads big Series A investment into Urturn

Urturn, a business which labels itself as a 'social platform for self-expression', has closed a $13.4 million Series A funding round.

Celeb endorsement: Monica Vinader is worn by Cheryl Cole and Cameron Diaz

Jewellery brand worn by Cameron Diaz and Cheryl Cole backed by Beringea through £2.5 million round

Beringea and The Clark Group are investing in Monica Vinader to aid the business in its efforts to open new UK own-brand shops and develop its international distribution.

Capital markets: Celoxica helps banks and brokers track important data

US and European development on the agenda for Celoxica following $3 million VC round

Oxford Capital Partners has led a $3 million funding round into Celoxica, a business which provides technology related to the tracking of capital markets.

On the road: Aeristech is providing technology for the automotive industry

Technology aimed at increasing fuel efficiency receives follow-on investment from Midven

Midven has invested in Warwickshire-based Aeristech for the second time in three years.

Knocked out: Kick Sport services the martial arts market including Judo and Karate

Kick Sport bags £250,000 to create white label e-commerce site for partners

Online martial arts retailer Kick Sport is now looking to create partnerships with martial arts clubs and associations on the back of a £250,000 venture capital investment.

Enterprise hardware: AirWatch provides security for mobile devices

BYOD security business AirWatch tops up its Series A with help from Accel Partners

Mobile security business AirWatch has added to the $200 million Series A round it closed earlier in the year by securing an extra $25 million.

Financial services: TransferWise has now handled £125 million of transfers

'PayPal Mafia Don' Peter Thiel leads funding round into Tech City start-up TransferWise

Skype's first employee has netted a $6 million (£3.9 million) investment from Valar Ventures, a venture capital firm set up by PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel, for his peer-to-peer money transfer business.

The funds raised will go towards further oil well participation

Oil and gas exploration company Magnolia Petroleum raises £1.5 million on AIM

US onshore-focussed concern issues 60 million new shares. 

Crowd power: Members' club The Rushmore Group used Crowdcube in 2011

Crowdcube values itself at £7.1 million after ‘world record’ three-day fundraising

Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has returned to its own service to secure additional capital for growth.

Green innovation: Robert Morrison of Ventive is 'delighted' at the investor support

Shell Springboard winner Ventive closes first investment round with help from Angel Co-fund

Ventive has followed up on being named as a regional winner in the Shell Springboard competition by securing £900,000 of funding from Mercia Fund Management and the Angel Co-fund.

Institutional backing: TrialReach has now closed two funding rounds in two years

TrialReach adds Octopus Investments to list of investors through £2 million venture capital deal

Octopus Investments has led a £2 million investment into clinical trials platform TrialReach alongside Amadeus Capital Partners.

UK culture: Purple Seven works with groups including the Barbican in London

Couple behind Tesco Clubcard take to angel investing and back Purple Seven

The creators of the Tesco Clubcard are backing theatre analytics and targeting company Purple Seven through a seven-figure angel investment.

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