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3 Principles for Future-Proofing Smart Apartments

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Real estate is a long-term investment. Where most businesses barely plan past the upcoming quarter, real estate development companies are looking decades ahead. How will an investment today look 30 years from now? This is part of what makes the idea of smart apartments so scary for some developers. Combining computer technology (known for rapid obsolescence) and real estate sounds…

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What are Smart Apartments and Why They’re the Future of Living

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What does the future of living look like to you? High-tech appliances might come to mind, like robo-maids, holographic TVs, or flying cars that fold up into suitcases. But if current trends are any indication of what’s to come, the future of living will revolve around something else – time. As we trade in spacious suburban homes for city lofts…

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Homebase Featured on Microsoft for Startups’ “Series A – The Podcast”

By Entrepreneurship, Homebase, IoT, Smart Homes No Comments

Recently, Homebase CEO Blake Miller was featured on “Series A – The Podcast“. A Microsoft for Startups podcast series that goes in-depth with the founders, investors and others changing the world with their startups. The show travels the US and Canada, going behind the scenes of some of the most successful startups. On their trip to Kansas City, they came…

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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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Homebase Selected as Finalists for SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event

By In the News No Comments to showcase Connected Community Manager in the Hyper-Connected Communities category Kansas City, MO — January 16, 2018 —, a connected building and community management platform for apartments and student housing was selected as a finalist in the Hyper-Connected Communities category for the 10th annual SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event®. The SXSW Accelerator is the marquee event of South by Southwest®…

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Startup Hustle Podcast

By Entrepreneurship, Startup Life No Comments

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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