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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: founders Kiyan Foroughi and Avid Larizadeh

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

Fashion website 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.

Online marketing: TagMan has now closed four funding rounds since 2010

TagMan takes venture capital takings up to $13.6 million through latest round

A $5 million (£3.2 million) funding round for online marketing business TagMan has received commitments from Greycroft Partners and iNovia Capital.

Lockbox has recently launched a cloud product aimed at financial services

Seed round for Lockbox accompanied by new board hires

Cloud-based business Lockbox has closed its latest seed funding round and will now begin expanding its team.

New approach: There is no need for fridges or freezers with Biofortuna technology

Biofortuna secures more venture capital cash to ramp up US efforts

Molecular diagnostics business Biofortuna has closed another round of venture capital funding so that it can target the US market.

Abacus e-Media joins the likes of Unruly and and Celaton as BGF IT firms

Business Growth Fund makes 31st investment through CMS platform backing

The Business Growth Fund has closed its second August investment and added another IT and technology business to its portfolio.

Adventoris founders: CEO James Clarkson and COO Tim Longton

Key Capital Partners’ Peter Armitage contributes to £600,000 angel round for Adventoris

A Huddersfield-based start-up has netted the angel capital it needs to launch its new business offering in the UK.

Two fronts: 4th aspect's products are aimed at the high street as well as online

Angel CoFund-led deal nets £400,000 for software start-up

Web marketing software business 4th aspect has now raised £750,000 since its foundation following its latest funding round.

Finance Wales investment executive Sam Macalister-Smith, centre, led the deal

Ashfield inks six-figure investment from Finance Wales JEREMIE fund

Finance Wales has built on its recent partnership with IP Group by making a new investment in the environmental management sector.

French entrepreneurs: TheFamily is setting up in the Le Marais sector of Paris

French accelerator TheFamily gets investment stamp of approval from Index Ventures

A start-up accelerator in France has become the latest beneficiary of investment capital from Index Ventures.

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