When Pete Flint went house hunting on the Internet in 2004, he was so disappointed with the tools available to consumers at the time that he ended up co-founding the company behind what’s become one of most popular listing portals in the world: Trulia.com.

Flint became aware of the potential for the Internet to revolutionize the home search process while pursuing his master of business administration degree from Stanford University.

After voicing his frustrations about the tools available to consumers, an acquaintance gave Flint a ticket to the Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco. It was there, he says, that the ideas and connections that would become Trulia began to percolate.


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