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UK tech story: Shazam now has offices in London, New York and Palo Alto

Shazam closes huge $40 million investment deal with world’s richest man

Music recognition app and media engagement company Shazam has netted a $40 million investment from a telecommunications business based in Mexico.

Finance sector: Errol Damelin's Wonga is a portfolio company of Dawn Capital

Wonga and Mimecast backer Dawn Capital raises new £63 million fund

Early-stage investor Dawn Capital has achieved a first close on its Dawn Capital II fund – targeted at businesses in the cloud, software and consumer internet sectors.

Future growth: Pure360 will now be using a new venture capital backer

Encore Capital offloads Pure360 to Scottish Equity Partners through £10.5 million deal

The creation of a possible 65 new jobs in the south east is on the cards for marketing company Pure360 following its latest funding round.

Online tech: BlikBook, as used by University of Westminster's Dr Felicity Hardley

London-based BlikBook secures investment from Irish VCs ahead of move to Dublin

Education platform BlikBook is moving its headquarters to Dublin following a €1 million funding round led by Leaf Investments.

Young entrepreneur: Colin Stevens has overseen rapid growth in recent years

Entrepreneur of the Year Colin Stevens secures Business Growth Fund investment for Better Bathrooms business

The Business Growth Fund is supporting the creation of a possible 500 new jobs through its backing of Better Bathrooms.

New venture: Centaur Technologies has been set up by industry experts

Business set up by former High Sheriff of Lancashire pulls in £750,000 venture capital investment

Liquid roofing business Centaur Technologies has been backed by the North West Fund for Venture Capital.

Lower costs: ChemistDirect has taken the pharmacy online

Online pharmacy set up in garden shed dials up $10 million Atomico-led investment

Venture capital firm Atomico has stepped up to lead a $10 million investment into ChemistDirect.

Innovation: Imperial invests in tech from four universities, including Cambridge

Imperial Innovations pulls in £30 million from EIB to invest in biotech

AIM-listed investment firm Imperial Innovations Group has secured a £30 million loan so that it can make investments in the biotech and therapeutics sectors.

Liability time: Lambert Contracts works with insurance claims such as fire damage

Maven Capital Partners closes seventh investment of 2013 through Lambert Contracts deal

A £3.8 million investment from Maven Capital Partners will be used by Lambert Contracts to expand into new geographic markets.

Mobile tech: Portal is developing content for 'on the go' entertainment

Venture capital investment for app-based audience participation technology

Midven has closed another deal through its Early Advantage Fund and added digital business Portal Entertainment to its portfolio.

Deal leads: (L-R) Pinnacle Re-Tec’s Toby Heintz with IP Group’s Ian Wilson

IP Group makes investment into reverse engineering business

Listed investment firm IP Group has made a play from the Finance for Business North East Technology Fund, a pot it manages.

Early-stage capital: The my1login team is led by founder and CEO Mike Newman

Glasgow and Palo Alto-based tech start-up moves seed takings above £1 million mark

Password management business my1login has now taken its seed investment total to £1 million ahead of a planned Series A round in 2014.

BrewDog launched the scheme by driving a tank around the Bank of England

BrewDog returns to ‘Equity for Punks’ scheme for third time and raises £1 million in 24 hours

Scottish brewery business BrewDog has used its customers to raise £1 million inside 24 hours of launching a share offer.

Robotic technology: Cyberhawk provides land surveying services

Flying robots company Cyberhawk Innovations backed by venture capital firm

A £1.25 million investment led by Scottish Equity Partners will be used by Cyberhawk Innovations to create new jobs and products.

Deal leads: (L-R) Carl Holst-Roness, Eldon Jobe and Rebecca Crawford

New hires on the cards for RecruitmentForce following £225,000 investment round

Software business RecruitmentForce has now raised over £500,000 of venture capital investment following a third Northstar Ventures-led deal.

Green future: Amalyst is banking on a surge in hydrogen fuel cell cars

UCL spin-out fuel cell business gets venture capital investment

Amalyst has secured the capital it needs to roll out its low-cost electrocatalyst aimed at use in fuel cells and water electrolysers.

US vs. UK: Sumner Murphy moved to London from New York to found his start-up

Tech City firm Mobento closes biggest education technology seed round ever

An education technology start-up created by an American entrepreneur has netted £1.1 million of seed capital.

Healthcare work: Perfecus Biomed conducts microbiological testing on bacteria

Perfectus Biomed signs up two venture capital backers for infection treatment development

The £25 million North West Fund for Biomedical has made its 57th investment to date through the backing of Perfectus Biomed.

Rock 'n' Roll: Bruce Dickenson has extensive training as a pilot

Iron Maiden vocalist secures investment fuel for his Cardiff Aviation business

An aviation business set up by Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickenson has secured a £5 million investment from a group of backers including Finance Wales.

Breakthrough: Index Ventures believes the new drug could save millions of lives

Index Ventures closes its biggest life sciences investment in heart attack prevention drug

An $11 million investment from Index Ventures will be used to develop an anticoagulant drug aimed at preventing heart attacks and strokes without causing bleeding.

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