Tech Bytes: Smart community, tech summits coming to Tampa

Smart Community

As new technology enables local governments to provide better services, communities have the opportunity to become “smart” while upgrading their infrastructure. A Bradenton company, Spark Growth, is assisting communities as they work for better tomorrows.

Co-Founded by Sara Hand, CEO, and Stan Schultes, its Innovation Architect, Spark Growth has been bringing together city leaders, decision makers and industry partners across America — and beyond.

Their goal? To help solve problems.

“When people say ‘smart cities,’ they think all about the technology. The technology is simply an enabler,” Hand says. “The interesting thing about smart cities is it’s really about the people. It’s technology that enhances, that brings economic opportunity, that makes quality of life.”

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