Wed, 25 Aug|
In the Tank with Fred Schebesta, Founder of Finder
Dive deeper into the world of Australian-born early-stage investor and founder of Finder.
Time & Location
25 Aug 2021, 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm AEST
About the event
In the Tank with Fred Schebesta, Founder of Finder Curious about how household names become household names? We are. That's why we're sitting in the metaphorical tank with them each month and asking all the questions.
This month, we speak with the founder of Finder and startup extraordinaire, Fred Schebesta. You are probably familiar with the ultra-catchy jingle... "Finder dot com dot A-U," but do you know the story behind the song? Join us as we chat with Fred on all things:
- Startups and entrepreneurship: the Finder journey
- Pivoting for success and global expansion
- His newly launched book on the 10 guiding principles to Go Live! with a business idea
- What it's really like behind the scenes of a successful global empire
Fred Schebesta, Founder of Finder Fred Schebesta is an Australian-born entrepreneur and early stage investor, who founded global fintech Finder, now worth over half a billion dollars – all without funding. An obsession for hyper success, Fred's passionate about disruptive innovation and inspiring the startup community through sharing his successes and learnings as a mentor, international speaker, media commentator, and author. Fred is a futurist, an expert in cryptocurrency, and is leading the group's venture capital arm, Finder Ventures, which includes innovative money app, the Finder app. Fred's latest project, Schebesta Ventures, is a platform of resources to help more startups develop their business ideas. Fred has a new book (which launched on August 10) called "Go Live! 10 Principles to Launch a Global Empire" and is proud to announce the Fred Schebesta Go Live! Initiative, where 30% of all profits from Schebesta Ventures will be invested in startups.
A bit about Finder Finder is a global fintech, the leading financial comparison website in Australia, and one of the biggest in the world – in over 70 countries and worth over half a billion dollars. Launching as Credit Card Finder in 2006, Finder compares thousands of products including banking, shopping deals, utilities and more. In 2018, Finder launched a venture capital arm, Finder Ventures, to launch new business ideas. Cryptocurrency brokerage HiveEx was the first to launch and traded over $100 million in its first year. The next project to launch from Finder Ventures was the Finder app, one of the most comprehensive and innovative money apps in the world.
The book: Go Live! 10 Principles to Launch a Global Empire
Everyone has a good idea. But it might take 39 bad ones before a good idea takes off. For the first time, Fred Schebesta, Founder of Finder shares the stories, mistakes, and insights from his incredible business journey – some that he's never shared until now – to inspire you to kickstart your business idea and reach unimaginable success. Whether you've started several businesses, have an idea but aren't sure where to start, or you're sick and tired of doing the same thing, this book is the launchpad you need to get fired up and Go Live!
EVENT DETAILS When: Wednesday 25 August 2021 Time: 12.00pm-12.30pm AEST Online: via Zoom Webinar (link provided at registration confirmation) Cost: Free RSVP: Register by 5pm, Tuesday 24 August 2021 Join the TSL Digital Community Want more content? Join TSL's digital community.