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 […]

Thankfulness

Every year around this time thoughts turn to what we are thankful for. Being thankful for our family and friends and loved ones are givens, but after the inaugural year of FIBA, the idea of connections that we have been focusing on is at the forefront of the list of items to be thankful for. […]

Tevatronic Update

Tevatronic participated in the first cohort of companies to join FIBA. An agricultural-technology company that optimizes the irrigation processes, reduces waste, and increases farm yields, Tevatronic has been full steam ahead since starting the FIBA program. Over the last year Tevatronic improved and polished their sales pitch in Kentucky, increased their pool of customers in […]

Connecting with the community

In the spirit of connecting, the FIBA team has been busy over the past couple of weeks, connecting with the community of Tampa Bay. Check out where we’ve been. October 17th: Pam Miniati and Rakefet Bachur were invited to speak about the startup nation, at the annual sisterhood dinner event at Congregation Beth Shalom in […]