Creative England launch Business Investment Fund 2

Posted: 2nd August 2013

Supported by the Government’s Regional Growth Fund, this £1million pot is available in the form of interest free loans of between £60,000 and £100,000. It is open to SMEs who are looking to develop new software, applications and content for the following expanding markets:

  • Cross Platform TV development
  • Feature film production
  • Healthcare
  • Government Services
  • Games, Interactive Entertainment and Mobile Content
  • Business To Business
  • E-Learning
  • Mobile applications

Creative England’s Business Investment Fund 2 is open to SMEs based in the North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside, West Midlands and the far South West (Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol and Bath).

It can offer companies advantageous terms: interest free loans and deferred repayments as well as working with successful applicants to ensure the business gets everything it needs in terms of advice and support to make the project work.

Application is a simple two stage process: applicants are required to complete a simple on-line expression of Interest. Once eligibility has been confirmed, you will be invited to submit a full application outlining your proposal and business case.

The deadline for registrations of interest is 21 August 2013. For information about the Fund click here, for application guidelines here and to submit you expression of interest click here.

Put questions or requests for further info to Creative England by email.


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