Cambridge-based ip.access, which makes technology to improve indoor 3G coverage, has secured funding of £9.6 million from its existing investors as well as a major new backer.
ADC Biotechnology has secured a package of investment and grants totalling £450,000 to expand development and commercialisation of its new antibody drug production technology.
Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) has invested in mechanical engineering company PJD Group using capital from a recently-launched £200 million specialist manufacturing and engineering fund.
YFM Equity Partners has invested in a £4.5 million round of equity funding into wireless power specialists, PowerOasis.
Finance and advisory firm Trafalgar Capital Advisors has closed a $5 million (£3.2 million) equity line to US-listed Omni Ventures, a manufacturer of high-end fashion products.
Mobile application software developer Kirona Group has secured a ‘significant’ growth capital investment from mid-market private equity firm LDC.
TM Acoustic Technologies, a manufacturer of vehicle interiors, has secured a £1.6 million finance package from the high street bank HSBC that will fund further international expansion.
A new fund has been launched to enable individual investors to back West End musicals.
Charitable foundation The Wellcome Trust has led a €10 million (£8.6 million) funding round for the Dutch medical device company Sapiens which is researching a treatment for Parkinson’s disease.
Ingenious Ventures, the venture capital arm of fund manager Ingenious, has launched a new Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund that will invest in growth companies across the creative and media industries in the UK.
eReceipts, a provider of software for financial and electronic receipt management, has closed a £450,000 equity fundraising round through business angel network Envestors.
A £1 million investment for The Rushmore Group, owner of three London members’ clubs, has set a world record for the largest amount of money raised for a business using a crowdfunding website.
Holiday apartment website HouseTrip.com has completed a $17 million (£10.9 million) Series B funding round, ten months after closing a first round, that will fund product development and marketing campaigns.
The Finance for Business North East Technology Fund has made a £500, 000 investment in Route Monkey, a provider of software for vehicle operators.
Venture capital firm Accel Partners has closed its third fund dedicated for investment in India, Accel India III, after securing $155 million (£98 million).
Software and technology company Citrix Systems has made a maiden investment in the UK from its start-up accelerator programme with the backing of social analytics business Handy Elephant.
Concorde Solutions, a software asset management company, has secured a £1 million equity investment from venture capital firm Panoramic Growth Equity.
Private equity firm ISIS Equity Partners has made an equity investment in Independent Community Care Management (ICCM), a live-out community care provider, through funds from the Baronsmead venture capital trusts (VCT).
Niklas Zennström, the co-founder of Skype, has joined the board of social gifting business Wrapp after his venture capital firm Atomico led a $5.5 million Series A funding in the company.
Civilisedmoney, an online people-to-people financial services business, has secured £100,000 of equity investment through crowdfunding website Crowdcube.
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