Venture capital fund manager Mercia Fund Management has chosen Warwick Audio Technologies and nanoTherics as its first Mercia Growth Fund 1 investments.
Scottish medical technologies company Taragenyx has secured itself £1.3 million of seed capital to speed up the development of its orthopaedic and dental implant coatings.
A £25 million fundraising for infirst HEALTHCARE will be used to launch the company's medicines into the US market.
UK postal operator Secured Mail has secured a follow-on investment from backer Next Wave Partners.
Venture capital firm Accel Partners has closed its Accel London IV fund and secured $475 million (£314 million) to invest in Europe and Israel.
Mobile ticketing business Masabi has closed its third institutional funding round and invited two new investors to the table.
A new Enterprise Investment Scheme aimed at the UK construction industry has been launched by Sapphire Capital Partners.
Growth Capital Partners has continued with its commitment to the oil and gas sector by investing in laser survey services business Scopus Engineering.
EcoLogicLiving has gone back to the North West Fund for Energy & Environmental to secure the capital it needs to launch a new product.
Index Ventures has teamed up with Union Square Ventures to provide $12 million (£8 million) of growth capital to peep-to-peer loan service auxmoney.
A business which has developed an environmentally friendly laundry cleaning system has closed an eight-figure investment round led by Invesco Perpetual.
A flash sale site aimed at mothers of small children has raised £900,000 to add to the angel funding it received in 2012.
A seed round for flower delivery service Yours Florally has been secured so that the business can target penetration into the UK.
A second funding injection from Octopus Investments is set to fuel the growth ambitions of technology company Metrasens.
Mercia Fund Management has launched its second hybrid EIS/SEIS fund ahead of an announcement regarding the first investments made from its maiden fund.
Cloud software company Anaplan has added to its venture capital takings by securing $30 million (£19.8 million) through a deal led by Meritech Capital.
A business founded on technology developed at the University of Bradford has secured backing from the North West Fund for Energy & Environmental.
Online fashion boutique farfetch has taken its fundraising takings up to $44 million (£29.3 milion) on the back of a funding round led by Conde Nast International.
A £1 million investment from The North West Fund for Biomedical is set to be used by Diagnostic Healthcare to expand its portfolio of medical equipment.
London start-up payasUgym.com has again used the Enterprise Investment Scheme to secure over £900,000 from existing backer Supremum Capital.
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