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Soldier of Orange in The Netherlands uses the SceneAround technique

LDC backs new live theatre production business Imagine Nation

A media content business set up by the former CEO of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire owner 2waytraffic has been invested in by LDC.

Jumpstart's Brian Williamson with Patrick Graham of the Business Growth Fund

Fifth Scottish deal in three months for Business Growth Fund as R&D tax relief firm backed

The Business Growth Fund has added another business services company to its growing portfolio by supporting R&D tax relief offering Jumpstart.

Early Blaze Laserlight development was funded using a Kickstarter campaign

Branson family and Index Ventures lead $500,000 investment into bicycle hardware business Blaze

Urban cycling company Blaze has netted a $500,000 investment to help fund the expansion of its product range and growth outside of the UK.

EDITD's analytics software helps with buying, trading and strategy

Analytics start-up used by ASOS and Gap backed by Index Ventures and Frog Capital

Frog Capital has joined Index Ventures as an investor in EDITD through the real-time market data and analytics firm's latest funding round.

Augmentum Capital's Tim Levene was part of the founding team at Betfair

Interactive Investor adds Augmentum Capital as investor

Venture investor Augmentum Capital has unveiled its latest deal, an investment services business with 1.5 million unique users.

Philippe Gelis is bringing the benefits of FX expertise to start-ups and SMEs

Kantox nets €6.5 million of venture cash to build out its P2P FX exchange platform

Peer-to-peer currency exchange platform Kantox has turned to venture capital to secure the funds its needs to grow.

Online retail: SportPursuit co-founders Adam Pikett and Victoria Walton

LOVEFiLM backer DFJ Esprit invests in SportPursuit again

A £5 million investment round has been closed by British e-commerce site SportPursuit to help with international expansion.

Chelsea owner: Roman Abramovich has also backed telecom firm Truphone

Roman Abramovich's Ervington Investments backs biotech company Weedingtech

Weed management business Weedingtech has added to the funding it received in the summer of 2013 by bagging a further £750,000.

Online fashion hub: Atterley Road recently launched its own label brand

Terry Leahy continues angel investing by joining Atterley Road funding round

Fashion brand aggregator Atterley Road has closed a £2 million investment round with contributions coming from The William Currie Group, Terry Leahy, Robert Willett and Artemis.

BaseKit allows businesses to create an online presence for themselves

Business bank-backed Angel CoFund joins investors at BaseKit

London-based technology company BaseKit has netted £4.5 million of new investment capital.

Cem Kemahli, 25, has been saving with Zopa for 4 years

Zopa looks to build P2P lending offering after netting £15 million investment

Peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa has raised £15 million of new investment capital ahead of a projected lending target of £500 million by April 2014.

George Burgess describes his business hero as Richard Branson

Education app builder behind BBC Bitesize secures investment from Index Ventures and Innocent Drinks founders

Index Ventures are teaming up with the venture fund started by the founders of Innocent Drinks to back an education apps company.

Suited and booted: ACS CEO Richard Freedman and BGF's Simon Munro

ACS Clothing dressed for expansion following Business Growth Fund investment

Scottish hirewear company ACS Clothing has bagged an £8.5 million capital commitment from the bank-backed Business Growth Fund.

Anne Glover invests in start-ups through her role at Amadeus Capital Partners

Anne Glover and Jon Moulton lead angel investment into new investor network

A new platform designed to connect institutional investors and private equity fund managers has received the capital it needs to develop.

FinTech entrepreneurs: The GoCardless management team

Financial technology start-up GoCardless rings up $7 million venture injection from Balderton Capital

A Series B funding round for payments start-up GoCardless has secured $7 million of growth capital for the business.

Alexander Ljung was working as a sound engineer before founding SoundCloud

Music platform SoundCloud closes Series D venture round and looks to grow through mobile

Institutional Venture Partners has led a funding round into SoundCloud, as the business looks to ramp up its mobile penetration.

Julie Deane founded the business with help from her mother in 2008

The Cambridge Satchel Company sews up $21 million investment from ASOS and Moleskine investor

Index Ventures has injected $21 million of growth capital into The Cambridge Satchel Company, whose products are worn by celebrities including Alexa Chung and Fearne Cotton.

Chris Morton has secured VCs which have a strong link to the US market

Lyst aims to further internationalise online fashion offering following $14 million venture capital round

E-commerce fashion business Lyst has secured contributions from Balderton Capital, DFJ Esprit and Accel Partners as part of its Series B funding round.

Resource Duo has customer acquisition firmly on the agenda for 2014

Index Ventures adds Resource Guru to portfolio through $870,000 deal

The entrepreneurial duo behind Resource Guru has raised $870,000 of venture capital to help with hiring, development and customer acquisition.

Entrepreneurial: Dave Vout previously built a engineering firm GDS Rebar

Driving display technology Bike HUD uses Seedrs to raise in excess of £100,000

A new technology designed to provide a heads up display for motorcyclists has raised growth capital through crowdfunding platform Seedrs.

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