In a year that saw four European businesses sell for in excess of $1 billion, the annual Investor Allstars awards shined a light on the best of the venture capital and entrepreneurial world.
Serial entrepreneur Stelios Haji-Ioannou has seen easyGroup licensee business easyProperty scoop £1.4 million using crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to finance growth.
To coincide with raising an additional $500,000 worth of equity investment, Ometria has recruited Huddle co-founder Ali Mitchell to its board.
Luxury shoe business Jimmy Choo has unveiled plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange to help fuel new market growth.
Molecular Products Group has closed a £4 million growth capital deal so that it can finance expansion into markets such as Japan and India.
Mike Chalfen, Toby Coppel and Simon Levene are coming together in the form of Mosaic Ventures and will begin to back start-ups from a $140 million pot.
When quizzed on who they would select as an ideal business mentor, 40 per cent of UK small business owners identified British entrepreneur Richard Branson as their choice.
London start-up Mopp has forgone further investment rounds and instead been acquired by US home services company Handy.
To continue with IT upgrades, website improvements and store refurbishments, clothing and accessories chain Jaeger has secured £8.5 million of new funds.
Small and medium-sized businesses located south of the border could be faced with dual payrolls and two different tax systems under plans outlined for increased devolution in the run up to the independence referendum.
On the day that Scottish people go to the polls, business leaders have spoken up on what the outcome could be if the campaign for independence is successful.
Former failed Dragons' Den pitcher Gousto has further utilised venture capital investment by raising an additional £5 million.
Cash infusion will mean worldwide expansion for the startup accelerator.
Research shows an increased headcount and turnover among established businesses – but skills shortages worry entrepreneurs.
A technology buy-out fund worth £500 million has been raised by London-based investment firm ECI Partners, after the fundraising was ‘significantly oversubscribed’.
3D Hubs has built on the seed funding it secured in August 2013 by closing a $4.5 million Series A transaction to take its operations global.
The Startup Manifesto has brought together 182 UK entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and academics in an effort to protect Britain's status as a world leader in the digital market.
Tug boat and marine service operators Marine Towage Services has been bought by Bhagwan Marine, GrowthBusiness can exclusively reveal.
DN Capital has raised $200 million for its new GVC III fund, three times the amount it banked the last time the firm went out fundraising.
Pitching to a room full of peers is difficult enough, but imagine doing it with the scrutinising eye of HRH Duke of York less than 10 feet away.
George Burgess, founder of Gojimo and recipient of a $1 million capital injection from Index Ventures and JamJar Investments, relives his trade mission for GrowthBusiness.
What started as a TV show attempting to find the next superstar of Alan Sugar's business empire has turned into a tit-for-tat 12-week cat fight culminating in an angel investment you'd never find in the business world.
Research report into the top-performing 100 companies below the FTSE 350 and on AIM.