London-based Bitcoin start-up Coinfloor has launched with backing from Passion Capital and Transferwise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus.
Tech City-based BERG has secured the backing of prominent investors including Index Ventures, Initial Capital and Connect Ventures.
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.
Toptable founder Karen Hanton and former OpenTable CEO for Europe David Pritchard are contributing to a £1 million seed round for Ruffl.
A consultation by the Financial Conduct Authority on investment-based crowdfunding has led to the proposal of a number of new rules.
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.
Ski brand Faction Collective has raised its second major round of institutional finance through a deal led by Octopus Investments.
A new crowdfunding platform which helps authors and publishers has secured £1.2 million of growth capital from investors including DFJ Esprit.
An online youth broadcaster set up by a schoolboy in 2006 has received an undisclosed investment from Miroma Ventures.
Online advertising platform Azullo has closed its third institutional funding round by linking up with Enterprise Ventures.
Mobile games marketing business AppLift has closed its second major fundraising round of the year by securing a further $7 million.
Pascal Cagni has joined forces with Michael Combes to back London and New York-based smartphone application Shopcade.
A $1 million seed funding round for British business Depop has been led by Red Circle Investments alongside Hugo Boss board member Luca Marzotto.
US-based investor Albion Ventures has expanded its SaaS portfolio by backing healthcare offering Cisiv.
LDC has achieved a partial exit from social housing contractor Forrest through a deal which sees Palatine Private Equity enter as a new backer.
Private client investment business Connection Capital has facilitated a £4.1 million fundraising for Earthmill.
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.
Scottish Equity Partners has closed its second deal in a week by investing in Aridhia Informatics alongside fellow VC Albion Ventures.
A £20 million investment from mid-market backer LDC will be used by The Training Room to expand into international markets.
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.
At the beginning of 2013 Richard Reed and the rest of his founding team at Innocent Drinks sold out the last of their stake to Coca Cola. GrowthBusiness finds out what happens after exiting a business valued at $500 million.
Glenn Porter, general manager international identity verification at GBGroup, examines the opportunities and risks of trading with the MINT population of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey.
With March IPOs raising £671 million on London's AIM market, it looks like the junior exchange is back to its best.