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Cleaning up: CEO Bill Westwater is taking Xeros technology into the home

Xeros drums up £10 million investment for green washing machine development

A business which has developed an environmentally friendly laundry cleaning system has closed an eight-figure investment round led by Invesco Perpetual.

Retail target: Casabu says it is leveraging the surge of 'digital mums'

Ingenious Ventures backs flash sale site Casabu and partners with BBH venture arm Zag

A flash sale site aimed at mothers of small children has raised £900,000 to add to the angel funding it received in 2012.

Growth stages: Yours Florally founder Mary McKimm set up the business in 2012

Former Google head helps sew the seed for Irish e-commerce business Yours Florally

A seed round for flower delivery service Yours Florally has been secured so that the business can target penetration into the UK.

Industry application: Metrasens products are used in locations such as prisons

Top-up capital for Octopus Investments portfolio company Metrasens

A second funding injection from Octopus Investments is set to fuel the growth ambitions of technology company Metrasens.

Start-up cash: Mark Payton is managing director of Mercia Fund Management

Second EIS/SEIS fund from Mercia Fund Management aimed at tax-break-seeking investors

Mercia Fund Management has launched its second hybrid EIS/SEIS fund ahead of an announcement regarding the first investments made from its maiden fund.

New horizons: Anaplan recently opened up a division in the UK

Anaplan raises $30 million to fund expansion efforts in locations including the UK

Cloud software company Anaplan has added to its venture capital takings by securing $30 million (£19.8 million) through a deal led by Meritech Capital.

New tech: Acoustic Sensing Technology's Richard Long and Kirill Horoshenkov

Uni spin-out becomes first water deal for The North West Fund for Energy & Environmental

A business founded on technology developed at the University of Bradford has secured backing from the North West Fund for Energy & Environmental.

Online fashion: farfetch is a curated online marketplace for clothing labels

Conde Nast backs fashion brand farfetch alongside venture capital firms

Online fashion boutique farfetch has taken its fundraising takings up to $44 million (£29.3 milion) on the back of a funding round led by Conde Nast International.

National plans: Diagnostic Healthcare will be using the cash to add more sites

Seven-figure funding injection for medical business Diagnostic Healthcare

A £1 million investment from The North West Fund for Biomedical is set to be used by Diagnostic Healthcare to expand its portfolio of medical equipment.

Fitness freaks: (L-R) payasUgym co-founders Jamie Ward and Neil Harmsworth

Flexible exercise start-up payasUgym.com utlises EIS to raise funds

London start-up payasUgym.com has again used the Enterprise Investment Scheme to secure over £900,000 from existing backer Supremum Capital.

Serial user: Alex Kammerling has now raised over £500,000 on Crowdcube

Kamm & Sons uses Crowdcube again to raise additional £325,000

Early crowdfunding beneficiary Kamm & Sons has returned to the funding method to raise a further £325,000.

Creative cultivation: Founder Kevin Osborne aided rapper Plan B's development

Creative vision behind artist Plan B secures backing for entrepreneurial incubator

MeWe360 has launched its activities with the help of a £2 million investment from a consortium of backers.

Squeaky clean: Essex-based Motorclean says revenues will grow to £35 million

Motorclean drives off with top-up Mobeus backing to fund acquisition

Investment firm Mobeus Equity Partners has further supported the growth plans of car valeting business Motorclean by backing a new acquisition.

Global fight: Sapiens has previously been backed by Michael J. Fox's foundation

Wellington Partners portfolio company secures top-up funding from INKEF Capital

Medical technology company Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation has secured a further €7.5 million (£6.6 million) investment to add to the Series A funding it began in 2011.

Medical aid: Cipher Surgical's OpClear product is for use in laparoscopic surgery

Envestors sews up angel backing for surgery tool business Cipher Surgical

Angel network Envestors has tapped into an investor pool in Monaco to secure backing for Cipher Surgical.

Business backers: Midven invests in companies throughout the Midlands

Advertising platform adizio gets help from angels and Midven

Midven's Early Advantage fund has led a £250,000 investment in a self-serve advertising platform.

Business services: Thirsty Horses helps organisation such as hospitals

The North West Fund for Venture Capital closes third £500,000 investment in February

A Liverpool-headquartered business, which helps organisations improve performance, has pulled in £500,000 worth of investment.

Open source: Elasticsearch has now hit 200,000 downloads a month

Elasticsearch closes $24 million Series B four months after $10 million Series A

Index Ventures has closed its second deal in as many days by backing Dutch business Elasticsearch.

Industry figure: Entrepreneur Imran Amed meets with Dolce & Gabbana

Imran Amed's The Business of Fashion dressed for growth with Index Ventures backing

Index Ventures has added another fashion-based company to its portfolio by investing in The Business of Fashion.

Natural resources: LUX Assure works with both onshore and offshore set-ups

Angel group and VCs support LUX Assur's commercialisation efforts

Edinburgh-based LUX Assure has netted £3.35 million of development capital through a deal bringing together a number of investors.

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