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Fred Schebesta is a serial entrepreneur, best known for co-founding finder.com, one of the world’s leading comparison websites. Before launching Finder, he started Freestyle Media, a successful digital marketing agency, while at uni. In 2007, Freestyle was sold to a public company and the funds were used to start Finder.com. Fred, with his co-founder Frank Restuccia and later Jeremy Cabral (COO), have grown Finder organically without funding to $100M+ revenue, 1,000+ products on the platform, 83 countries, and 360 employees around the world.
In this episode, Fred discusses:
-His entrepreneurial journey from Freestyle Media to Finder
-Observations and predictions for how life and business will change post-COVID
-How Finder is constantly reinventing itself to stay alive
-His advice for managing the co-founder relationship