Northstar Ventures' Finance for Business North East Accelerator Fund has backed a Gateshead-based company which helps those who are dyslexic and visually impaired use the internet.
Social news aggregator BuzzFeed has closed a Series D funding round and outlined intentions to open a London office in 2013.
Loan provider iwoca has received capital itself through a funding round led by Beyond Digital.
Private equity firm MML has taken out a minority investment in office services business Instant.
Tapas chain Camino has secured £3 million of investment through the Business Growth Fund.
Hiring-Hub is set to target 'aggressive' growth following the closing of a £500,000 investment round.
Data storage business WhipTail has become the first company to be backed by SanDisk's corporate venture fund.
Vehicle tracking software business Route Monkey has secured £500,000 of investment for the second time in its lifetime.
An e-commerce firm which allows users to receive recipes and an exact ingredients list to their door has gobbled up new investment.
Investment firm Index Ventures has invested £8 million into Trustpilot to help the Copenhagen-based business target the US market.
A peer-to-peer lending company which pairs borrowers and savers has been invested in by Augmentum Capital.
TR Fleet has marked its second year of operation by closing a funding round worth £300,000.
An Edinburgh-based photo sharing business has taken its total fundraising to £700,000 following a new £375,000 deal.
Venture capital firm Octopus Investments has backed a business set up by two former Amazon executives.
Mobile network Orange has made an investment through its Orange & Publicis strategic venture capital initiative.
Technology merchant bank Restoration Partners has closed the first investment to be made through its Restoration Alpha Angels network.
Balderton Capital has led a $7.5 million (£4.65 million) investment into QuBit and placed general partner Bernard Liautaud onto the board.
Footfall123 has raised £1.7 million to help with international expansion and product portfolio development.
Restaurant group Peyton and Byrne has raised £6.25 million of growth capital through the Business Growth Fund.
The North West Fund has closed its second deal of the week by making an investment through its Energy & Environmental division.
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