Music recognition app and media engagement company Shazam has netted a $40 million investment from a telecommunications business based in Mexico.
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.
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.
Education platform BlikBook is moving its headquarters to Dublin following a €1 million funding round led by Leaf Investments.
The Business Growth Fund is supporting the creation of a possible 500 new jobs through its backing of Better Bathrooms.
Liquid roofing business Centaur Technologies has been backed by the North West Fund for Venture Capital.
Venture capital firm Atomico has stepped up to lead a $10 million investment into ChemistDirect.
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.
A £3.8 million investment from Maven Capital Partners will be used by Lambert Contracts to expand into new geographic markets.
Midven has closed another deal through its Early Advantage Fund and added digital business Portal Entertainment to its portfolio.
Listed investment firm IP Group has made a play from the Finance for Business North East Technology Fund, a pot it manages.
Password management business my1login has now taken its seed investment total to £1 million ahead of a planned Series A round in 2014.
Scottish brewery business BrewDog has used its customers to raise £1 million inside 24 hours of launching a share offer.
A £1.25 million investment led by Scottish Equity Partners will be used by Cyberhawk Innovations to create new jobs and products.
Software business RecruitmentForce has now raised over £500,000 of venture capital investment following a third Northstar Ventures-led deal.
Amalyst has secured the capital it needs to roll out its low-cost electrocatalyst aimed at use in fuel cells and water electrolysers.
An education technology start-up created by an American entrepreneur has netted £1.1 million of seed capital.
The £25 million North West Fund for Biomedical has made its 57th investment to date through the backing of Perfectus Biomed.
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.
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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