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Financial services: TransferWise has now handled £125 million of transfers

'PayPal Mafia Don' Peter Thiel leads funding round into Tech City start-up TransferWise

Skype's first employee has netted a $6 million (£3.9 million) investment from Valar Ventures, a venture capital firm set up by PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel, for his peer-to-peer money transfer business.

The funds raised will go towards further oil well participation

Oil and gas exploration company Magnolia Petroleum raises £1.5 million on AIM

US onshore-focussed concern issues 60 million new shares. 

Crowd power: Members' club The Rushmore Group used Crowdcube in 2011

Crowdcube values itself at £7.1 million after ‘world record’ three-day fundraising

Crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has returned to its own service to secure additional capital for growth.

Green innovation: Robert Morrison of Ventive is 'delighted' at the investor support

Shell Springboard winner Ventive closes first investment round with help from Angel Co-fund

Ventive has followed up on being named as a regional winner in the Shell Springboard competition by securing £900,000 of funding from Mercia Fund Management and the Angel Co-fund.

Institutional backing: TrialReach has now closed two funding rounds in two years

TrialReach adds Octopus Investments to list of investors through £2 million venture capital deal

Octopus Investments has led a £2 million investment into clinical trials platform TrialReach alongside Amadeus Capital Partners.

UK culture: Purple Seven works with groups including the Barbican in London

Couple behind Tesco Clubcard take to angel investing and back Purple Seven

The creators of the Tesco Clubcard are backing theatre analytics and targeting company Purple Seven through a seven-figure angel investment.

Medical innovation: Cerus Endovascular is tackling intracranial aneurysms

Oxford-based medical technology firm secures investment from The North West Fund for Biomedical

Cerus Endovascular is moving its operations to Liverpool Science Park following backing from The North West Fund for Biomedical.

Global sites: Andante Travels runs tours to locations including Machu Picchu

Panoramic Growth Equity deal sees new backing and CEO arrive at Andante Travels

Fledgling investment firm Panoramic Growth Equity has closed its fifth deal and backed travel company Andante Travels.

Knocked back: Trunki was rubbished by Theo Paphitis on Dragons' Den in 2006

Dragons' Den reject Trunki packs up investment from Business Growth Fund

Children's luggage company Trunki has secured a £3.92 million investment from the bank-backed Business Growth Fund.

Going green: E-Car Club is currently operating in Milton Keynes and Luton

E-Car Club tops up Crowdcube investment by securing a further £215,000 from angels

Angel investors are supporting the growth aspirations of E-Car Club, a business which calls itself the UK's first entirely electric car club.

Software tool: Sitedesk is said to aid with modelling when on a construction site

Software product aimed at architects and engineers supported by The North West Fund for Digital & Creative

Regional backer The North West Fund has closed a new investment through its Digital & Creative fund by backing Sitedesk.

P2P fun: Epps came up with the idea when trying to settle up bets with friends

P2P sports gambling platform BuddyBet nets $3 million funding eight months after launch

A social networking-based online betting business set up in August 2012 has netted a $3 million investment from a number of private investors.

Euro haul: CompareFinanza has secured the regulation its needs to grow

Envestors leads funding injection into price comparison platform CompareFinanza.it

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 founders: (L-R) Tom Bloomfield, Matt Robinson and Hiroki Takeuchi

Passion Capital and Accel Partners back financial technology firm GoCardless for second time

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.

Finance methods: Anthony Clark talks angel investments at the SME Assembly

Six new deals for London Business Angels as the network uses EIS and SEIS schemes

London Business Angels investors are backing six new companies, taking the network's 2013 deal count to 10.

Sales boost: Fits.me allows consumers to better fit clothing purchased online

Adidas and Huge Boss online fitting service Fits.me closes £5 million Series A

Software firm Fits.me has netted £5 million through its Series A funding round so that it can develop its virtual fitting room services.

Past credits: Molinare has previously worked on feature film The King's Speech

Production house behind The King’s Speech and MasterChef backed by Saphir Capital Partners

Saphir Capital Partners has joined Next Wave Partners as investment backers of production house Molinare.

Aussie bushwear: R.M. Williams is well known for its leather boots

LVMH adds to portfolio by backing growth efforts of Australian boot brand R.W. Williams

Luxury goods group LVMH has invested an undisclosed amount into clothing and footwear retailer R.M. Williams.

London's start-ups: Duedil has previously mapped the Silicon Roundabout area

Tech City mapper Duedil attracts Spotify investor and Notion Capital to its Series A round

Private company financials business Duedil has raised $5 million through a Series A funding round.

No more tears: Watertronix eliminates chlorine from swimming pool water

MabLyte and Watertronix backed by new Mercia Fund Management hybrid EIS and SEIS fund

Two new investments for Mercia Fund Management has kicked off its Mercia Growth Fund 1 efforts.

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