We create opportunities for great ideas to become lucrative investments.
Access to capital is a key factor needed for an entrepreneurial economy to flourish. Additionally, capital is essential at all stages of a company’s growth. By establishing the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator, we aim to attract more VCs and Angel investors to the Tampa Bay Area.
Our main objective is to help our selected companies succeed in the United States. Successes that will bring a high yield return for our investors and economic growth for the Tampa Bay Area.
The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator presents a very unique investment opportunity. Those companies that are selected by FIBA will have products that have the potential to scale in the United States, one of the largest markets for Israeli technology. By selecting Israeli companies that have already proven their technological feasibility and have a product that has achieved problem-solution fit, we are able to present investors with an opportunity to invest in some of the most promising early stage companies.
We invite local qualified investors that are interested in deal-flow from Israel to join us.
Benefits of Investing in Israeli Startups
Private sector and angel investors return on investment when investing in Israeli tech startups is proven to be very lucrative.
- Angel Investors have seen 10 to 30 times returns within three years or less, which is far faster than the five to seven years for U.S. companies reported by CB Insights.
- Israeli startups were acquired at a faster pace than ever, with an average exit in 3.95 years, according to data collected by the Dow Jones VentureSource.
- In 2015, 96 Israeli high-tech and startup companies were sold for a total of $9.02 billion while eight more companies had IPOs. (Israel-based IVC Research Center)