Who we are

When Flender was founded in 2015, it was clear to us that Irish businesses did not have access to the finance they needed to grow, while investors were making poor returns on their money. We had a great idea — bring them together in a safe and efficient way, and help them support each other.

Become a Flender Partner?

Colin Canny, Head of Originations, broker, business loan ,partnership, Flender

Colin Canny

Head of Originations

Colin has over 10 years of experience across the banking and financial services industry with a specific focus on business development, B2B sales, and strategic account management. Previous employers include the Bluestone Group and AIB where he served alongside the senior management team in various roles including sales, product design, business development, and credit analysis. In his role with Flender, Colin is responsible for direct management of the entire Flender Originations team and Flenders intermediary network of over 300 brokers across Ireland.

Cassie Long, Partner Originations Executive, broker, business loan, ,partnership, Flender

Cassie Long

Partner Originations Executive

Cassie joined the Flender team in June 2019. She has two years experience in the Finance sector, working for a finance broker in the North West of Ireland. She completed her Honours degree in Business specialising in Finance in 2017 with the Institute of Technology Sligo and is APA qualified with the Institute of Banking. Her role in Flender will be is assisting Flender partnerships with accountants, financial brokers and SME advisers with all day to day operations.