Adam Stettner founded FundCanna in 2021 and began originating assets on balance sheet specifically to the cannabis industry in January of 2022. FundCanna offers flexible funding across different product and use cases for the Cannabis industry and the ancillary providers that service the same. FundCanna has worked with cannabis companies that collectively represent over $2.5 Billion in annual sales and provided over $75 Million in approvals in their first year of operation. FundCanna has funded clients in 26 states and in every segment of the supply chain. They are the preferred/exclusive finance provider for a number of banks and manufacturers servicing cannabis.
Previously, Adam was the founder and CEO of Reliant Funding, widely acknowledged as a leading provider of funding to small and medium sized business. Adam led the company to underwrite over 1 million businesses and profitably fund nearly $3 Billion to American Small Businesses with repeat business exceeding 50% of the book. Under his leadership, Reliant Funding had been recognized as one of the nations fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine making their prestigious Inc. 500/5000 list 7 years in a row.
Prior to Reliant Funding, Stettner was an executive and founder in student lending companies, originating and servicing over $14 Billion in student loans on balance sheet. Prior to this, Stettner served as an executive at a public apparel company and traded for a firm on Wall Street while holding Series 7, 55, and 63 licenses.
Adam won Ernst & Young’s prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year for San Diego in 2019 and was a top-three finalist for the EY EOY North American Award. In addition, he has been awarded Most Admired CEO finalist by San Diego Business Journal for five years running and made their 500 Most Influential Business Leaders list from 2016-2022. He has been interviewed on numerous radio, video and podcast shows and has been featured in Entrepreneur, Forbes, Inc. and other national press.