Google Campus-headquartered SocialBro has secured the backing of Scottish Equity Partners and its two original angels.
Having only been launched in November 2012, London-based technology start-up YPlan has closed one of the largest Series A rounds in Europe during 2013.
Hampus Jakobsson has secured the backing of two venture capital firms and a host of angel investors as he looks to launch his Dexplora business in the UK and the US.
ZiLift has become the latest Aberdeen-based business to secure venture capital backing, this time from the corporate venturing arm of Saudi Aramco.
A Series C round worth £10 million has been secured by WorldStores as part of the online retailer's efforts to grow its supplier network.
Contributions from Spark Capital and Accel Partners are part of a $3.5 million (£2.3 million) investment which is set to fuel the expansion of Qriously's US and European footprint.
The Business Growth Fund has upped its activity in Scotland and has now invested £24.1 million into the region.
A follow on investment from The Catapult Growth Fund has been made so that Renewable Technical Services can expand its services.
The North West Fund for Venture Capital has backed the entrepreneurial ambitions of a former IFA director and his software venture.
Content creation platform Quill has netted £1 million in new investment from a consortium of supporters including Shakil Khan and Julie Meyer.
Energy supplier British Gas has led a £7 million investment into telecoms and data centre efficiency company 4energy.
Fibre cables business m2fx has gone back to the Netherlands to secure the equity investment it needs to build worldwide sales.
Capital market-listed intellectual property commercialisation investor IP Group has launched a new £30 million fund alongside the European Investment Fund.
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.
Urturn, a business which labels itself as a 'social platform for self-expression', has closed a $13.4 million Series A funding 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.
Oxford Capital Partners has led a $3 million funding round into Celoxica, a business which provides technology related to the tracking of capital markets.
Midven has invested in Warwickshire-based Aeristech for the second time in three years.
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.
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.
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