Fred Schebesta

Fred Schebesta

Fred Schebesta is the cofounder of, an Australian entrepreneur, award-winning business leader, and active member of the global startup community.

His entrepreneurial journey began at just 22. Together with his business partner and school friend Frank Restuccia, they created digital marketing agency Freestyle Media while studying at university. In 2006, the duo sold the business before launching comparison website, which exploded into the comparison market – one of the most competitive internet categories.

Finder compares virtually everything from cryptocurrency to credit cards, insurance coupon codes. launched in the United States in September 2015 and in the United Kingdom in February 2017. Today, the company employs more than 150 staff globally, amassing more than 3 million visits per month, and operates in 10 countries with a further 10 launching in 2018.

Fred is a global speaker, author of the ebook, ‘How to Create an Online Marketing Campaign that Sells’, a past recipient of the ADMA Australian Young Direct Marketer of the Year award, and recently awarded Australian National Winner for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 – Services Category.

Hear Fred speak on a RampUp 2018 panel here: