Israeli tech shines bright in Miami

The tourism/hospitality space is Miami’s number one job creator, supporting 144,800 jobs annually. And of course, Miami is known globally for its wide-range of unique hospitality experiences. Refresh Miami spoke with three Israeli startups to learn about what factors motivated them to double down on the Miami tech scene. Read the full story: Israeli tech […]

Entrepreneurs pitch robots, automation for restaurants

Restaurants are facing staff shortages while striving to provide good customer service, and new innovative technology can help ease those burdens. Startups at the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator event introduced their products to in-room restaurants and guests during the “The Future of the Restaurant Is Here” event held inside the Brian Glazer Family JCC’s Tampa campus. […]

Hey Tampa Bay, your next waiter might be a robot

Israeli tech startups want to carry Tampa Bay restaurants into the future. Driving the news: Two businesses pitched server-assisting robots to restaurateurs and business influencers at a Florida-Israel Business Accelerator dinner Tuesday night. The star of the show: Bear Robotics’ Servi, a sleek bot on wheels that served appetizers off its carrying trays. Servi is […]

New things ahead for Brick Street Farms, Naked Farmer

Jordan Johnson, founder and CEO of Naked Farmer, and Brick Street Farms Account Manager Briant Wildes were among those highlighting innovations in the local food scene during Tuesday’s “Restaurant of the Future is Here” event in Tampa. The talk was hosted by the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator, at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC campus. Read the […]

Pandemic-driven labor shortages have prompted an increased interest in a robotic future for the hospitality industry

Restaurateurs and hoteliers can get a more detailed glimpse of their future on Aug. 30, when the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator presents its latest Connection to Innovation session. Titled, “The Restaurant of the Future is Here”. One of the featured speakers will be Daniel Meretsky, vice president and head of technology at Tampa-based Ciccio Restaurant Group, […]

StemRad’s AstroRad is going to the moon inside the Orion spacecraft.

Two “phantoms” named Helga and Zohar will ride in other Orion seats. These mannequin torsos are made of materials that mimic the soft tissue, organs and bones of a woman. The two torsos have more than 5,600 sensors and 34 radiation detectors to measure how much radiation exposure occurs during the mission.The mannequins are part […]

Diagnostic Robotics closes $45M Series B Funding Round

Diagnostic Robotics, which has developed an artificial intelligence system for clinical prediction, has announced that it has raised $45 million. Diagnostic Robotics was founded by Yonatan Amir, together with Dr. Kira Radinsky, who became famous when, at a very young age, she sold artificial intelligence-driven prediction company SalesPredict to eBay. A third founder is Prof. […]

As seen on South Florida Business Journal: News in Brief Week of June 24

The Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation is collaborating with the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator to help the Israeli organizations establish a presence within the Florida market. Israeli companies and startups working with FIBA will have access to the Levan Center’s facilities and programs while in South Florida. Posts