Ticketbis has now raised €10 million since founding in 2009 after closing a new deal worth €5.2 million backed by European VC firm ACTIVE Venture Partners.
Significant venture capital fundraising deals for companies including Funding Circle, TransferWise and Nutmeg have seen London levels reach new records.
The Business Growth Fund has committed £3 million to aid the future growth of Yorkshire-based Nationwide Window Cleaning.
SME employment levels in Europe currently sit 1.9 million below the figure recorded just before the economic crisis of 2008.
The Seedrs crowdfunding platform has been used by Chapel Down to raise nearly £4 million, representing the first time that a public company has used the alternative finance method.
Alternative Investment Market-listed carpet business Victoria has become the first public company to be backed by the £2.5 billion bank-backed Business Growth Fund.
As the Small Business Bill moves through parliament, a survey of UK businesses reveals that the contents are backed by 95 per cent.
Digital advertising group Crossrider has joined London's Alternative Investment Market and now plans to grow both organically and through acquisitions.
The former CEO of Anglian Home Improvements and current managing director of The Heritage Window Company are joining forces to lead a buy-out of Heritage.
A second major institutional funding round for Qubit has seen the e-commerce business bank $26 million and add new members to the company board.
Progress which has seen The Parcel Monkey Group hit 300,000 registered users has led the delivery service to raise equity capital as part of a further growth push.
A government-launched independent review led by Love Home Swap founder Debbie Wosskow will examine the benefits of the sharing economy and the issues it faces in today's markets.
The amount raised by Venture Capital Trusts during the last year grew by £40 million, official government statistics reveal.
Against a backdrop of falling M&A levels, the US has recorded a small rise in the volume and value of corporate transactions.
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.
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.
With Scottish football club Hearts and cinema chain Curzon agreeing to pay staff an hourly rate above the minimum wage, are employers beginning to recognise that employees need more to make ends meet.
Research report into the top-performing 100 companies below the FTSE 350 and on AIM.