Building a more creative world together

Zealous is a submissions platform connecting organisers, creative candidates and judges with ease. Our goal is to save you time, which you can use to create more work, more opportunities and in turn, a more creative world!

Empowering the Creative Industries

We’re not just streamlining submissions. We’re building an ecosystem to support the creative industries through initiatives such as our Zealous X showcases and by directly investing in future talent with our Emerge Awards.

We our community

Creative journeys are worth sharing, that’s why we hold regular meetups and monthly features celebrating the work that you do. Our diverse community is reflective of the industry and we do everything we can to strengthen it.

Joining you on your journey

We understand the challenges you face in a rapidly growing industry, that’s why we continuously evolve and encourage transparency to make it as easy as possible for you to succeed.

Memory Lane

  • We’re in the TLA Creative Tech 100!

    We’re in the TLA Creative Tech 100!

    We’re thrilled to be listed in the TLA Creative Tech 100 as part of the Createch Resource Book. It’s an honour to be featured alongside some fantastic organisations and continue to pioneer in the creative industries.

  • Celebrating Emerging Talent with the Emerge Awards

    Celebrating Emerging Talent with the Emerge Awards

    We created the Emerge to celebrate diversity and merits of new creative talent across the UK, as well as making a case to support them better through anonymous statistics on the challenges they face.

  • We’ve been funded

    We’ve been funded

    It’s always been our plan to secure funds to allow us to grow and, ultimately, become self-sufficient. It’s important for us to raise from the right people to protect our community and we’re thrilled to say we’ve found that person!

  • Community reaches 10,000!

    Community reaches 10,000!

    According to the internet 10,000 people is the number you would need to colonise another star system; we’re not looking to the stars quite yet, but we’re honoured that this many people have put their trust in our services. We can’t thank you enough!

  • New Office – bigger plans!

    New Office – bigger plans!

    The time has come to leave our rented desks and make our very own home! We’re now proud tenants, which doesn’t just provide us with the mandatory startup ping-pong table; but with our very own walls which we’ve already filled with our future plans!

  • Zealous X is back to celebrate creativity!

    Zealous X is back to celebrate creativity!

    This time, 10,000 people came to experience 10 days of exhibitions, gigs, industry talks and showcases from over 115+ creatives for an even bigger and better Zealous X festival.

  • Our founder nominated as Creative Entrepreneur of 2013

    Our founder nominated as Creative Entrepreneur of 2013

    Guy (our CEO) is on the Hospital Club’s top 100 list as a creative entrepreneur worth taking note of; a testament to his hard work for Zealous and the creative industries.

  • Zealous X – A Festival for Creative Talent

    Zealous X – A Festival for Creative Talent

    We organised the first ever Zealous X Festival showcasing 100 artists from 5 different fields, curated on the Zealous platform. Around 4000 people came to experience the gigs, performances and works within the space.

  • Our first article (and it’s in Forbes!)

    Our first article (and it’s in Forbes!)

    We’re excited to share our thoughts on how the creative industries are the corner stone to future economic development, and how Zealous aims to help with that.

  • Zealous is born

    Zealous is born

    Guy Armitage deploys the first version of Zealous from the depths of a coffee shop. The idea is simple, give creative talent from across the creative industries a place to find one another to collaborate, regardless of their practice.



Guy Armitage

Founder / CEO

Yukie Yokoyama


Aisling Cahill

Community Manager

Alena Mikhalkina

Business Development Manager

Charlotte Lynch

Marketing Manager

Chema Martinez


Ibrahim Ali


John Boutros


Khaled Samir

UI Lead

Mahmoud Zaki

Development Lead

Merna Magdy

UI Developer

Mo'Men Mohamed


Contact us

Want to take submissions?

+44 (0)20 3176 1134

General Enquiries


Unit 117
The Pillbox
London, E2 6GG
United Kingdom


Urban Station
2 Wadi Al Nile
Al Agouzah, Giza

Streamline Submissions

Save time by managing submissions and fees, judging and selecting candidates all from one place.

For Creative Talent

Showcase your work from multiple disciplines in one portfolio. Submit to open calls for exhibitions, prizes, paid opportunities and more.

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