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?


What is the most significant lesson you have learnt in running your business?


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!

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What Social Networking sites does your business use?


How has the SFA helped you in your business?

Our CEO is Graham Byrne Chairman of the SFA

Contact details:

Colin Canny
Telephone: 0874557484
Email: colin.canny@flender.ie
Address: Pembroke Hall, 4 Upper Pembroke Street, Dublin 2