Takumi, a London, UK- and Reykjavík, Iceland-based marketing platform which connects brands to influencers to create Instagram marketing campaigns, closed a $4m (£3.2m) Series A funding.
Genba Digital, a Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, UK-based digital logistics platform for gaming, raised £400k in funding.
Hadean, a London, UK-based distributed compute platform, raised a $2.6m seed funding round.
InsureStreet, a London, UK-based insurtech startup focused on the property rental market, raised £512k in its initial funding.
StarLeaf, a provider of cloud platform for enterprise video conferencing and calling services, raised $40m in its first outside funding.
Nemesis Bioscience, a Cambridge and Cardiff, UK-based developer of products to resurrect anti-microbial therapies made ineffective by increasing microbial resistance, raised over £700k in seed funding.
83North, a London, UK and Tel Aviv, Israel-based international venture capital firm, appointed David Buttress as a new General Partner.
Lamellar Biomedical, a Bellshill, Scotland, UK-based biotechnology company developing a range of patent-protected medical and pharmaceutical products, raised £5.75m in Series C equity funding.
Global private equity firm The Riverside Company has hired Dörte Höppner as Chief Operating Officer, Riverside Europe Fund.
Z Factor Limited, a University of Cambridge spin-out engaged in the discovery of new drugs to treat Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD), completed a £7m Series A funding.
Gigaclear, an Abingdon UK-based broadband network, secured £111M in equity funding.
Enterprise Ventures, an FCA- authorised and regulated fund manager under FSMA and a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercia Technologies PLC, has expanded both its debt and equity teams with four new appointments in its Yorkshire offices as a result of the £108m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) contracts which it secured in February.
Clippings, a London, UK-based provider of ecommerce tools for the interior design industry, raised £2.8m in a Series A venture capital funding.
PubGuard, a London, UK-based adtech startup, received an investment from Mercia Fund Management.
Decibel Insight, a London, UK-based provider of a digital experience analytics platform for enterprise businesses, raised $9m in Series A funding.