Joseph Blake Smith (born August 27, 1983) is an ex-Army Lieutenant and serial entrepreneur in the United States. He is the founder and CEO of SQRL Holdings, a company noted for adopting laser-precision-tactical service approaches to alter the convenience store sector.
Working as a real estate broker can be beneficial both personally and financially, but it is not as simple as it appears. To mention a few, a profession in real estate entails generating leads, tracking prospects, managing complex paperwork, and providing customer service, to name a few. Starting your own firm in this market has both advantages and disadvantages, but those who have a pinch of perseverance, a mind full of inventiveness, and a heart full of obsession have a good chance of succeeding with their entrepreneurial attitude. Joseph Blake Smith, an American serial entrepreneur and realtor who founded SQRL Holdings and has come a long way since then, is one such personality.
Smith has over 25 years of experience in the real estate market and specializes in assisting customers with property purchases and sales. SQRL Black, Rock Solid Opportunities, TriNet Realty, Standard Media, Z Banq, and Standard Processing are just a few of the firms he has managed in the real estate and energy sectors.
Smith’s entrepreneurial path began when he began leasing and purchasing mineral rights in Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma. Rock Capital Group, a firm that specializes in oil and gas investments and commercial real estate development, was created by him afterwards. Rock Capital Group has successfully deployed and managed over $100 million since its inception.
Smith founded Standard Development Company after seeing significant success at SQRL Holdings and Rock Capital Group. Standard Development Company builds net-leased 250+ convenience outlets across the United States.
Smith’s serial entrepreneurship continued when he established Z Banq, a startup that uses blockchain technology to produce a new type of money. Smith added another feather to his head in 2021 when he founded Standard Energy, which quickly became a renowned oil and gas mineral brokerage firm.
Aside from his entrepreneurial adventure, Smith is also the author of “The Comeback,” a riveting book that depicts his life story of becoming a self-made millionaire through the highs and lows of life before bouncing back to start yet another successful enterprise.
Smith earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a master’s degree in Business Administration, and a doctorate in Physics from the University of Arkansas. After that, he went to law school and graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 2007. He did, however, willingly resign his license because he had no desire to practice law. Smith also holds an MBA from Stanford University, combining management, law, and psychology in a unique way.