MunchFit, healthy food provider to luxury gym Equinox and elite studio Barry’s Bootcamp has closed £1.2m through a recent crowdfunding campaign via Crowdcube, after attracting substantial investor interest.
Starling Bank, the UK digital bank which is the fastest-growing bank for SMEs in Europe has received £50 million as an extension to the bank’s oversubscribed £272 million Series D funding round last month.
Two big investors in British infrastructure have formed a retirement living platform that aims to address an undersupply of rental homes for the elderly.
The competition watchdog is set to block the £140m merger between Seedrs and Crowdcube over concerns it would lead to less choice and higher fees.
British Business Investments, a commercial subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has committed £10m to Co-Investment Fund (Co-Fund) NI helping to provide growth capital to early stage, high potential smaller businesses in Northern Ireland.
A start-up that uses artificial intelligence to measure levels of air pollution has raised $3.3 million from angel investors to open offices in the UK.
A thriving gaming and tech publishing house in Manchester has secured over £1 million in angel funding to facilitate working growth capital and support its acquisition ambitions.
Mark Carney, former head of the UK and Canadian central banks, has joined the board of US digital payments company Stripe Inc, days after the firm was reported to be planning a primary funding round valuing it at more than $100bn (£71bn).
Napster is to make its debut on the London stock market later this month, marking the first time the music streaming pioneer has had its own public listing in a chequered 22-year history.