Angel investors are supporting the growth aspirations of E-Car Club, a business which calls itself the UK's first entirely electric car club.
Regional backer The North West Fund has closed a new investment through its Digital & Creative fund by backing Sitedesk.
A social networking-based online betting business set up in August 2012 has netted a $3 million investment from a number of private investors.
Private investor network Envestors has closed a new deal through the €5.3 million (£4.6 million) backing of insurance price comparison website CompareFinanza.it.
GoCardless has added to the $1.5 million (£976,400) it secured in February 2012 by netting a further $3.3 million through a deal with Accel Partners and Passion Capital.
London Business Angels investors are backing six new companies, taking the network's 2013 deal count to 10.
Software firm Fits.me has netted £5 million through its Series A funding round so that it can develop its virtual fitting room services.
Saphir Capital Partners has joined Next Wave Partners as investment backers of production house Molinare.
Luxury goods group LVMH has invested an undisclosed amount into clothing and footwear retailer R.M. Williams.
Private company financials business Duedil has raised $5 million through a Series A funding round.
Two new investments for Mercia Fund Management has kicked off its Mercia Growth Fund 1 efforts.
Cloud management software provider Abiquo has now raised $17.9 of venture capital takings following its latest round.
A £5 million investment from Isis Equity Partners' Baronsmead VCTs will be used to aid the development of a new fertility clinic for Create Health.
MMC Ventures has made its fourth play from its MMC London Fund a day after it was officially launched at City Hall in London.
An undisclosed investment from The North West Fund for Digital & Creative into Fatsoma has included a commitment from LateRooms co-founder Chris Allen.
MMC Ventures has launched its MMC London Fund after winning a mandate from the Mayor of London and the European Regional Development Fund.
Anaplan has added to the $30 million it secured in March by securing an extra $3 million as part of its Series C round.
Lough Shore Investments has closed its second deal of 2013 by investing in Dublin start-up Converser.
Digital talent marketplace MBA & Company has closed its second funding round and attracted two new venture backers.
The founders of the Innocent Drinks brand are investing in kids company Toucan Box through a new investment firm, Jam Jar.
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