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Evan Thornley on Making the Right Decisions to Admire the Long View

Season 4, Ep. 784

With a baker’s dozen of startups under his belt, social and tech entrepreneur Evan Thornley isn’t one to call it quits. He started his 14th startup, property advisory firm LongView, with co-founders Antony Cohen and Cath Stubbings over six years ago, and is still as full of drive as he was on day one.

In this episode, Thornley details how he plans to unlock the Australian property landscape using its oftentimes forgotten key: The mum and dad home buyers and investors, rather than the government or developers. The former LookSmart CEO is no stranger to pioneering his way through industries, and with 35 years of investing experience behind him, LongView is just the latest in his extraordinary tale. He shares tidbits from his time in Parliament, real-life case studies that sound too good to be true, and why the conventional real estate business model isn’t as robust as it seems.

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