One of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs, Fred Schebesta is an award-winning business leader, he is best known for co-founding one of the world’s leading comparison websites, Finder.com in 2006. Finder exploded in the Australian market after it launched and following its success it also launched in the United States in 2015 and in the United Kingdom in 2017.
Fred has countless accolades to his name, including three prestigious awards in 2017 by global professional services company, EY (Ernst & Young): Entrepreneur of the Year, Australian National Winner – Services Category, Australian National Finalist – Eastern Region, and Australian Regional Finalist – Eastern Region.
In this episode of Unstoppable Fred takes us through his entrepreneurial journey and details all the highs and lows of entrepreneurship especially in times of crisis all while trying to maintain a healthy personal life. Check it out now!
02:10 - Who is Fred Schebesta?
09:25 - The genesis of Finder.com and his business has been dealing with COVID-19
17:42 - Why people are cancelling NETFLIX and his experience in Google Jail
23:13 - Lessons learned as an entrepreneur and building contingency plans
25:52 - Getting into flow state as an entrepreneur
30:13 - Balancing business and life while dealing with divorce and death
35:48 - Healthy regulation of emotions during the hardest times as an entrepreneur
40:42 - The psychedelics movement
49:47 - Being a parent and an entrepreneur