Galvanizing a Community: Our Story

By Lauren PragerAsk most Israelis what they know about Tampa, and they’ll respond, “Where?” But once the hand-selected Israeli entrepreneurs have spent time engaging with the Florida Israel Business Accelerator and the welcoming community here, they see all Tampa Bay has to offer.  What sets FIBA – and Tampa – apart from other business accelerators […]

FIBA Welcomes the last four companies of its 2018 program…

Joining the first four Israeli companies, BetterCare, ECOncrete, Nucleon, and UC-Care, FIBA rounds out the 2nd cohort for the 2018 program. With companies offering digital security, wearables, retail inventory management, and predictive analytics technologies, these four companies bring a lot to the table. GlobeKeeper developed an encrypted communication platform centered around an intuitive collaboration interface […]

Meeting of the Minds

Next week‘s Meeting of the Minds event will take place on Wednesday, May 9th at 6pm at the FIBA office space and everyone is welcome. The event is sponsored by Cardinal Solutions, and this week we wanted to feature Liam Brien, who has been a regular Meeting of the Minds participant. Liam is a Senior […]

Innovation Fusion Success and Excitement

Innovation Fusion 2017 was a great success with over 300 attendants, a keynote presentation by Jeff Vinik, and an exciting portfolio of Israeli companies featured on stage. However, the real success of last year’s event was revealed in the months following the event, where true partnerships were established as a result of the personal exchange […]

StemRad is in the news again!

When FIBA took StemRad as one of its first cohorts in 2016, there was already a sense of excitement around the company. Founder, Oren Milstein, was on the fast track to innovation creating personal protection from radiation possible. Continuing their company’s impressive track record of accolades and accomplishments, StemRad received a $6 million investment from Tampa’s […]

University of Tampa students lend their creativity to FIBA

We are so excited to be working with the brilliant and creative students at the University of Tampa under the skillful guidance of their professor, Jennifer Whelihan. The students at Jennifer’s public relations class have taken FIBA as a class project for the spring semester. They have conducted thorough research to understand FIBA’s goals and […]

Synapse Innovation Summit

We are so excited to participate in Synapse Innovation Summit at Tampa’s Amelie arena next week. We are expecting 2,500+ attendees, 250+ exhibition tables, 56 amazing breakout sessions and some amazing speakers including @IBM Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Bernard Meyerson Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, CEO Dirk Ahlborn, ConnectWise CEO, Arnie Bellini and Lightning Chairman and Governor, […]

Featured 2018 Cohort: ECOncrete

Dr. Andrew Rella has always been interested in preserving the environment, specifically our oceans, so his position as the CEO of ECOncrete®, Inc. is a natural fit. With a background in Coastal Engineering, particularly with structural engineering, ECOncrete® is the perfect way to marry his goals for sustainability within our ecosystem and his engineering background. […]

Featured 2018 Cohort: Nucleon

With the ever changing cyber security industry playing catch up to hackers and cyber threats, how do you flip the book and become proactive and predictive rather than reactive? Nucleon has found a way. Talking with Roy Heller, the Director of Sales at Nucleon, it is evident how ardent he is about Nucleon and what […]