FIBA Announces the first four companies of its 2018 program…

SUCCESSES OF ITS INAUGURAL 2017 COHORT GUIDE THE WAY TO A PROMISING SECOND YEAR (Tampa, FL, February 8, 2018) Following a successful inaugural year, the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) is excited to announce the four companies that were selected for the first round of the 2018 program. With companies in the digital health, ecologically conscious […]

Gearing up for the 2018 Program

FIBA is gearing up to the launch of its 2018 program in a couple of weeks. On February 12, FIBA will welcome four representatives of the four Israeli companies that were selected for the first session of the FIBA 2018 program. On Monday morning FIBA hosted around 50 local leaders, business people, and community members, […]

FIBA – Volunteering With Passion

Israel is in Lauren Prager’s soul. A self-described Zionist, when Lauren talks about Israel, you can feel the passion exuding out of her. From her first trip to Israel at age 15 Lauren was connected. Several trips back to Israel followed, including extended stays with the American High School in Israel (AMHSI) program and the […]

News from Israel….The Salad Trail

The salad trail – Israel’s tastiest tourist attraction The Salad Trail in the Negev encourages visitors to get a feel for the land and its produce. By Viva Sarah Press APRIL 9, 2015, 6:00 AM Can you name 15 varieties of cherry tomatoes? What about four types of carrots? Have you ever tasted an Uri […]

Happy New Year

Happy new year. The FIBA team has been busy preparing for 2018. Our program has been modified based on our experience from the 2017 cohort and to make it most relevant and efficient for the Israeli entrepreneurs. We are planning to bring 8 companies to the FIBA program this year. They will be required to […]

Finishing up 2017

As we reflect on the inaugural year of FIBA that is behind us, there are some significant milestones we have reached and successes of our first cohort of companies that should be mentioned. In this first year, we brought eight Israeli companies to our first cohort. Five of the companies participated in the FIBA launch […]

Holiday Connections

The year is winding down and the holidays are in full swing. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with parties, happy hours, and the final push to be productive, but let’s take a moment to think about the best things about the holidays. An excuse to visit with clients, co-workers, and industry contacts on a personal […]

FIBA goes to Israel

Rachel Feinman, Executive Director, and Rakefet Bachur, Executive Director of Marketing, visited Israel, as part of a trade delegation led by Florida Governor Rick Scott Nov.30-Dec.8. The Governor brought 70 businessmen and university heads from Florida to promote trade between Israel and Florida and encourage Israeli technology companies to set up office in Florida as […]

Honored….

What an honor for the FIBA team and cohort companies to be the guests of the US Ambassador to Israel at his beautiful residence in Hertzliya tonight. #FLGovScott #USA #FIBAinIsrael Rachel Marks FeinmanJack RossShana Levine Stemrad Blazepod @eProcSolutions

Away We Go…

On November 28th, Rakefet Bachur started her journey to Israel in search of innovative tech companies to participate in the 2018 cohort. After a successful inaugural year, with the freshman class of high-growth Israeli tech ventures, the pressure is on to find the next group of entrepreneurs to help expand their business enterprises to the […]