Adam Schwab (Aussie Commerce)

Apr 23, 2014, 8:00 – 11:00 AM

In 2010, Adam founded DEALS.com.au with Jeremy Same. In 2012 DEALS.com.au acquired Ouffer to form the AussieCommerce Group. In 2013, AussieCommerce acquired Cudo, Getaway Lounge and the Meat Merchant, and in 2014 AussieCommerce acquired brandsExclusive from APN News & Media. The business is forecasting sales of more than $160 million in FY2014 and has more than 300 staff globally.

In-person event

About this event

Adam Schwab was a corporate lawyer specializing in mergers & acquisitions at one of Australia’s largest legal firms before becoming a founding director of privately-owned corporate accommodation and services group, Living Corporate Apartments. Since 2004, Adam has been a financial journalist and business commentator specializing in corporate governance, economics and legal affairs for Australia’s best known on-line publications, Crikey, and a business contributor to the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Adam is a regular commentator on Business View and the Perrett Report on the Sky Business and has appeared on Today Tonight and Channel Seven News nationally. Adam Schwab has also worked with Australia’s leading advisor to institutions and fund managers on corporate governance and executive remuneration, and is the author of the book, Pigs at the Trough: Lessons from Australia’s Decade of Corporate Greed, published by John Wiley & Sons in 2010. Adam is a director of the Myeloma Foundation of Australia (since 2010).   In 2010, Adam founded DEALS.com.au with Jeremy Same. In 2012 DEALS.com.au acquired Ouffer to form the AussieCommerce Group. In 2013, AussieCommerce acquired Cudo, Getaway Lounge and the Meat Merchant, and in 2014 AussieCommerce acquired brandsExclusive from APN News & Media. AussieCommerce was #1in the 2013 BRW Fast 100and a finalist in the SmartCompany Awards. The business is forecasting sales of more than $160 million in FY2014 and has more than 300 staff globally.

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Speaker

  • Adam Schwab

    Luxury Escapes

    Founder

When

When

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM UTC

Agenda

8:00 AMNetworking and Food
9:00 AMFireside Chat
10:00 AMNetworking

Organizers

  • Chris Joannou

    Draper University

    Chapter Director

  • Mohammad Akmal Rakib

    APAC Startup Grind Australia

    Co-Director

  • Daniel Malkinson

    Co-Director

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