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The price of Bitcoin has soared since the Department of Justice closed Silk Road

Coinfloor kicks off Bitcoin operations with investment help from Passion Capital and Taavet Hinrikus

London-based Bitcoin start-up Coinfloor has launched with backing from Passion Capital and Transferwise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus.

BERG's connected consumer device Little Printer was self-funded

BERG closes seed round to build on Little Printer and Twitter Clock

Tech City-based BERG has secured the backing of prominent investors including Index Ventures, Initial Capital and Connect Ventures.

New technology: Sofant is looking to the European and US markets for growth

Smart antenna business Sofant Technologies dials up investment 

Edinburgh-based Sofant Technologies has closed a funding round with help from Kelvin Capital, Scottish Enterprise and the investment arm of The University of Edinburgh.

On-demand booking: Ruffl co-founders Aaron Ross and Laurence Carver

Restaurant booking app Ruffl gets its teeth into £1 million seed found

Toptable founder Karen Hanton and former OpenTable CEO for Europe David Pritchard are contributing to a £1 million seed round for Ruffl.

Crowd power: The FCE is looking for responses to its proposed new rules

Investment and loan-based crowdfunding subject to FCA regulation proposals

A consultation by the Financial Conduct Authority on investment-based crowdfunding has led to the proposal of a number of new rules.

The Funding Circle team has now raised $58.2 million of venture capital

Funding Circle kicks off US operations following $37 million Series C

Peer-to-peer lending platform Funding Circle is taking on the American market having been charged for growth through a deal led by Accel Partners.

Alex Hoye co-founded and IPO'd GoIndustry before setting up Faction

Faction Collective closes $3 million VC round and sets up residency in Shoreditch

Ski brand Faction Collective has raised its second major round of institutional finance through a deal led by Octopus Investments.

Unbound founders: (L-R) Justin Pollard, John Mitchinson and Dan Kieran

Unbound raises £1.2 million to fund growth of writers-based crowdfunding platform

A new crowdfunding platform which helps authors and publishers has secured £1.2 million of growth capital from investors including DFJ Esprit.

New team: Marc Boyan and Jamal Edward will now lead SB.TV's development

Pinterest backer invests in online broadcaster SB.TV

An online youth broadcaster set up by a schoolboy in 2006 has received an undisclosed investment from Miroma Ventures.

Viewing: Azullo helps with ‘banner blindness’ – people ignoring online adverts

Azullo set to ramp up spend on advertising software product after securing new funding

Online advertising platform Azullo has closed its third institutional funding round by linking up with Enterprise Ventures.

Jan Beckers (HitFox), Kaya Taner (AppLift) and Roel de Hoop (Prime Ventures)

Prime Ventures accounts for $20 million of VC takings for AppLift

Mobile games marketing business AppLift has closed its second major fundraising round of the year by securing a further $7 million.

Social shopping: The new app is based on following trends in the market

Former Apple VP for Europe invests in shopping app

Pascal Cagni has joined forces with Michael Combes to back London and New York-based smartphone application Shopcade.

New market: Simon Beckerman has built firms in the media and fashion sectors

Hugo Boss board member backs social shopping app Depop

A $1 million seed funding round for British business Depop has been led by Red Circle Investments alongside Hugo Boss board member Luca Marzotto.

Healthcare IT: Civic's software is for the clinical trials market

Albion Ventures makes another healthcare IT play through SaaS firm Cisiv

US-based investor Albion Ventures has expanded its SaaS portfolio by backing healthcare offering Cisiv.

Property sector: Forrest is involved in the refurbishment of social housing

Forrest ramps up growth efforts by bringing in Palatine Private Equity

LDC has achieved a partial exit from social housing contractor Forrest through a deal which sees Palatine Private Equity enter as a new backer.

L-R: Connection's Bernard Dale with Earthmill's Mark Woodward and Steve Milner

Largest deal in history for Connection Capital sees wind turbine business backed

Private client investment business Connection Capital has facilitated a £4.1 million fundraising for Earthmill.

Playdemic is looking to grow the number of social gaming users it has

Facebook game developer secures venture capital backing

Playdemic is aiming to launch what it hopes will be the next major social game in early 2014 after securing its latest stage of equity backing.

Aridhia combines information technology, health informatics and analytics

From digital marketing to biomedical informatics in a week for Scottish Equity Partners

Scottish Equity Partners has closed its second deal in a week by investing in Aridhia Informatics alongside fellow VC Albion Ventures.

The Training Room was created after spotting a gap in the gym market

Personal trainer centre closes £20 million LDC deal

A £20 million investment from mid-market backer LDC will be used by The Training Room to expand into international markets.

PTS has helped with moves to London sites like the 'Cheesegrater' and 'Gherkin'

Employee-owned PTS Consulting Group takes on equity backing from Business Growth Fund

A business which helps other firms move into buildings such as London's 'Cheesegrater' and 'Walkie Talkie' buildings has received an £8.7 million investment from the Business Growth Fund.

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