Callum Greenwood in Investment


Be More Boss

At Creative England we want to inspire the whole country to Be More Creative. We genuinely believe that talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not. We support and invest in innovative businesses across the country’s creative industries, enabling companies to grow and to thrive.

We have invested in over 350 tech and digital companies as well supporting various aspects across other creative sectors across film, television, games and production services.

Only 16% of our investment applications are female-led businesses, and we’re crying out for female leaders! It’s hard to be what you can’t see, so we have profiled four inspirational leaders from Prolifiko, Runaclub, Snapify and SpongeUK, who have all received support from Creative England. 

We teamed up with Creative Review and Facebook to bring you Be More Boss. Together we aim to highlight the above issue, and celebrate some of the female leaders doing innovative work. To do this we collaborated with the talented GIF artist and photographer Kate Bones. Scroll down to see the incredible artwork.

“We’re delighted to see Kate’s thumb stopping videos bring this fantastic Creative England campaign to life, as part of our ‘Inspire’ partnership with Creative Review.  We’re always keen to champion emerging talent and support the British Creative Industries so were pleased to be able to play a small role in this collaboration.”

Leila Woodington, Head of Marketing, Northern Europe, Facebook

Bec Evans, Co-founder, Prolifiko

Olly Paulovich, Co-founder, CMO, Snaptivity

Louise Pasterfield, Founder, MD, Sponge UK

Sally Higham, Founder, CEO, RunAClub

Creative England understands the needs of SMEs, particularly those in the creative sector.  We know how difficult it is to access finance from traditional sources and that in order to take your business to the next stage, you need a cash injection to make your growth plans a reality.

That’s why we offer loans to creative, digital businesses at competitive rates. Creative England supports and invests in digital creative companies to finance business growth. To find out more about our investments, head here.

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