Bridging the physical and digital: highlights from our panel at Smart Cities Connect, Tampa

Last week, the Soofa team organized a panel at Smart Cities Connect Tampa to answer these questions. Joining our VP of Partnerships, Ed Krafcik, were Eyal Feder-Levy, CEO and co-founder of ZenCity, and Kayla Patel from the City of Boston Department of Innovation and Technology.

The conversation focused on how the bridge between the physical and digital is created using both hardware and software, the implications creating this bridge has on citizen experience and quality of life, and the ways success is measured.

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Sandra Richter
Boston Soofa Sign expansion: Deploy or die

Just as every city we work with is different, so is each neighborhood in a city. This means that one size doesn’t fit all in terms of outdoor communication strategy and tools, and working closely with every neighborhood to understand exactly what’s important and why is key. In Boston, we recently launched the third phase of our citywide Soofa Sign installation to continue testing and learning new ways the Soofa Sign adds value to neighborhoods and improves citizen experience

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Soofa CEO Co-Hosts Inaugural Change Maker Conference at The HUB Presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance on City Hall Plaza

This fall, HUBweek and its founders, The Boston Globe, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, and MIT, invited us to the first annual Change Maker Conference. Change Makers from here in Boston and around the world gather for a multidisciplinary experience to build community, inspire, plan, and problem-solve for our future. 

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Sandra Richter
Hu-manup.org Increases Event Attendance and Sparks Community Using Soofa Signs

We were feeling a little unsure about using Soofa signs in Atlanta for our volunteer-run nonprofit, the planet project, and our initiative hu-MAN Up.org. There seemed to be lots of skepticism in the community, but we decided to give it try, at the last minute, just a day before our recent documentary in our series, Movies that Matter in the Meadow which had been getting zero fresh faces.

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Sandra Richter