John Corey

Posted on 26 August 2019

John Corey, Property Fortress


What do you do? 
  • Owner of Property Fortress
  • Working with other investors and fundraisers, including deal structuring
  • Lead Investor in some projects on the platform

Where are you based? 
  • London


  • What is the first thing you do when you wake up? - Make tea
  • Who inspires you and why? – People who can ask good questions.  It tells me a lot about how they think and also means that we have room to explore new ideas. You can’t create the future by repeating the past. 
  • One thing that is on your bucket list – Go to Iceland
  • If you could have personally witnessed anything, what would it be? – Crucifixion of Christ
  • What was your first job? – Delivering newspapers
  • What did you want to do/be when you were growing up?  Bricklayer, then US Marine Core Pilot
  • What is the strangest thing that you have eaten/drunk?  Bull balls (rocky mountain oysters)
  • Would you eat a bowl of crickets for £50,000? - Sure.  

Quick Fire Round

  • What is the last picture you took on your phone? – Stage for ‘The Knowledge’ play
  • Which do you use more?  Dictionary or thesaurus? - Dictionary
  • What does it take to make you say yes (something you love)? – A good idea
  • Your favourite holiday location(s) – Kaanapali North, Maui, Hawaii
  • Favourite food or drink – Chinese
  • Favourite animal – Don’t have one