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Adam Blake

Board Member, KCRise Fund, LLC 

Adam Blake is an entrepreneur, investor, and advisor that has started, scaled, and exited multiple companies. 


Adam is the former founder and CEO of Zego, a digital amenity and resident engagement platform for apartments, that was sold to PayLease (a Vista Equity Partners Portfolio company) in 2019. Prior to Zego, Adam was the founder and CEO of Brightergy, an energy service and software company. He has also been an owner, manager, developer, and investor in several thousand apartment units spanning the past 15 years. 


Adam grew up in Kansas City attending Rockhurst High School before heading to Texas Christian University where he earned a bachelor's degree and received multiple awards for his entrepreneurial endeavors, including the Global Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Adam and his wife Ali reside in Kansas City with their four children.

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