Fred Schebesta
Funding

Comparison site Finder valued at $680 million after taking on $30 million in its first raise

- December 9, 2021 2 MIN READ

Comparison site Finder has raised $30 million in the first raise in its 15-year history as it pivots to fintech business with a focus on digital assets. A single investor, Microsoft-backed Sydney fund Future Now Capital, wrote the cheque for an equity stake in the Sydney-headquartered company, on a $650 million pre-money valuation. Finder plans… Read more »

Damon Pezaro
People

Finder gets its first CPO as it looks to ramp up its headcount by 50%

- September 8, 2021 2 MIN READ

Comparison website Finder has appointed its first Chief Product Officer, with product executive Damon Pezaro signing on from online lender, Prospa. Pezaro has been tasked with scaling Finder’s product vision and strategy internationally. His more than 20 years of experience includes being CPO at Domain Group. Finder co-founder and chief operating officer, Jeremy Cabral, said… Read more »

Topics

Finder’s 18-month hunt for an Australian boss is finally over as Viacom’s Chris Ellis signs on

- April 1, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

  Finder finally has a new local leader following an 18-month hunt by the comparison site’s co-founders and global co-CEOs Fred Schebesta and Frank Restuccia, with ViacomCBS exec Chris Ellis taking on the newly created role of CEO of Finder Australia. English-born Ellis departed  ViacomCBS, owners of the Ten TV network, as VP of Commercial… Read more »