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As seen on NoCamels “Israel’s ECOncrete Secures Additional Funds For Its Coastal Construction Tech”

With the increasing frequency of extreme weather events in coastal cities, ECOncrete has announced a more than $5 million Series A funding round as it seeks to broaden its solutions for ecological, carbon-storing marine construction.The round was led by Impact investor Bridges Israel, with new investors including Barclays and a North American family office with an interest […]

As seen on Florida Politics: “Tampa General, Israeli startups team up for top-quality health care”

‘Innovation is so much more than new technology.’Tampa General Hospital has teamed up with Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) to identify innovative and leading-edge patient care solutions.The two are coming together to bring innovation and best practices from Israel to further strengthen Tampa General’s high-quality services.“Innovation is so much more than new technology,” said John Couris, president […]

As seen on Tampa Bay Business Journal “Tampa Bay companies raised another $13M in June”

A small but mighty amount of funding deals kept the Tampa Bay technology scene holding strong in June.The group of companies raised just over $13 million for the month, nearly identical to May’s $13 million total……Brick Street Farms, a St. Pete-based company that designs and manufactures vertical farms, received a “significant” investment from Lykes Bros. Inc. Further details […]

As seen on Becker’s Health IT: “Tampa General partners with innovation accelerator: 5 things to know”

Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital is teaming up with the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator on a slew of innovation projects that aim to improve care delivery across the health system and Tampa Bay region, the organizations said June 29. Five things to know: 1. For the first project of the collaboration, Tampa General and FIBA picked seven Israeli startup companies to […]

As seen on Tampa Bay Business Journal: “Tampa General Hospital’s new partnership to focus on Israeli companies”

Tampa General Hospital has teamed up with a local startup organization and is reviewing several Israeli companies that could win a contract with the hospital.TGH announced Tuesday it is working with the Florida-Israeli Business Accelerator to identify innovative companies and solutions from Israel, also known as the “startup capital of the world.” …“Innovation is so […]

As seen on St Pete Catalyst: “Tech accelerator showcases healthcare disruptors”

The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) held its latest Connection to Innovation event Wednesday, welcoming a pair of healthcare startup founders as well as a familiar face in Rachel Feinman, the organization’s former executive director who earlier this year joined Tampa General Hospital (TGH) as vice president of innovation.Hosted by FIBA co-executive directors Rakefet Bachur and Pam Miniati, […]