Here at CES 2018

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For the last 5 years I’ve been making the pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show, better known as CES. What started as a spin-off of the Chicago Music Show, which at the time was the main event  exhibiting consumer electronics in 1967, is now a full blown time traveling experience. As an optimist and dreamer, I love…

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Startup Hustle Podcast

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I was recently invited to join the Startup Hustle Podcast to talk about startup life and building new companies. Both Matt’s who host the show have built and sold amazing companies and are true entrepreneurs. Description: Blake Miller, the CEO and Founder of Homebase, a smart building and community management startup joins the hustle! Learn about how apartment complexes and…

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Smoke and Ribbons a DocQmentary

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The Social Smokers have some exciting news! We filmed a DocQmentary and it’s been picked up on Amazon Prime Video! We filmed for over a year recording our journey from 1 American Royal another documenting a whole season and our first Grand Championship! Kansas City is home to some of the world’s best barbecue restaurants and hosts the American Royal…

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Speaking about Homebase at Techweek KC 2017

By | Entrepreneurship, Kansas City, Smart Cities, Speaking | No Comments

I’m excited to share that I’ll be joining Techweek KC’s 2017 lineup of speakers. With a focus on high-growth companies, this year’s speaker lineup features established veterans and rising players in the tech community. “Kansas City is one of the country’s most influential, up-and-coming tech hubs,”Amanda Signorelli, Techweek CEO, said in a release. “The community has given Techweek a warm…

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