Kealan Lennon – Cleverbug



Kealan Lennon is founder & CEO of Cleverbug. A qualified accountant by training, Kealan has over 20 years’ experience as an entrepreneur in the design, print, publishing and media sectors.


He has a strong track record in private equity and venture capital backed investments, starting at the age of 25, when he led the second largest management buyout in Ireland.


At 30, he sold his first company to a large US group and has since led, participated in, and successfully exited a significant number of private equity and venture capital backed investments in publishing, media, radio, gaming, leisure, hotel and healthcare businesses.


Cleverbug is an app that allows you to send printed, personalized birthday cards straight from your mobile device. It connects with Facebook to automatically create a unique store of cards for each of your friends, personalizes each design with their Facebook photos, and allows you to mail your chosen card anywhere in the world.


Cleverbug is currently available as an app for the iPhone and iPad, and at


  • mission is to help people celebrate birthdays
  • Founded in 2011 by Kealann Lennon
  • Won an award for Best Digital Startup in Ireland
  • From the very beginning we’ve made sure we work with the best people and companies, no matter where they are in the world