Summary of Business:Flender ® is a Digital Lending platform that helps SME businesses raise finance fast.
Flender is Ireland's fastest-growing digital lending platform that provides SMEs with easier access to working capital and cash flow solutions than that of the traditional incumbent banks.
We can provide same-day confirmation on a loan and have it to you in 48-72 hours. From €15,000 - €300,000 over 6 - 60 months, we are fast, flexible finance.
What led you to starting your business?To provide Irish SMEs with a faster and more efficient way of getting access to working capital
How did you raise the funds you need for your business?N/A
What is the most significant lesson you have learnt in running your business?N/a
What has been the proudest moment in your business so far?Hitting €20m in lending volumes in 2020
What have been the biggest challenges in your business to date?Dealing with demand
What advice would you give aspiring entrepreneurs thinking of starting a business?Don't give up and seek professional advice especially in funding/accounting areas
What’s the best business book you’ve ever read?Who moved my cheese-Spencer Johnson
Who is the entrepreneur you admire the most?The Collison Brothers-Stripe!
What’s your website?https://flender.ie/
What Social Networking sites does your business use?https://www.linkedin.com/company/flender-ireland/about/?viewAsMember=true
How has the SFA helped you in your business?Our CEO is Graham Byrne Chairman of the SFA
Contact details:Colin Canny
Address: Pembroke Hall, 4 Upper Pembroke Street, Dublin 2