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Company name:  

  • Soofa

Company web address:  


Company Twitter handle: 

  • @mysoofa

Company LinkedIn profile: 


Primary contact for ELGL members (full name + email address): 

  • Edward Krafcik,

Write a haiku about your services:

  • Use solar power
    Embed sensors to count
    Innovate cities

Now share two sentences about what you do:

  • I lead partnerships with our city partners, build relationships with media and membership organizations, develop our products, manage marketing and content.
  • Ok, I’m the first employee so I do it all for as long as I can until I can’t anymore.

If your CEO were a character on “West Wing,” who would they be and why?

  • Who’s the most bad ass woman on the show? That’s Sandra, but times ten.

Please name two ELGL member local governments that use your product/service.

  • Park District of Oak Park, IL
  • City of Charlotte, NC