Featured on Overseas firm working with area accelerator nets $1 million investment

TAMPA — Israeli medical device company UC-Care, part of the Tampa-based Florida-Israel Business Accelerator’s 2018 cohort, has landed a $1 million investment from Florida Funders, a group that backs early-stage tech companies in Florida.According to a press release, Tampa-based real estate developer and FIBA board member David Scher led the funding effort.“I’m always interested in […]

Featured on FIBA company gets $1 million from Florida Funders

After bringing 28 companies to the state over three years, the Florida-Israeli Business Accelerator program in Tampa Bay has gotten another investment success story.UC-Care, a medical technology company that was in FIBA’s 2018 program, received a $1 million investment from Florida Funders through a joint ventureon Wednesday.“We are here to help fund the next generation of […]

Florida Aquarium makes waves in efforts to save coral reefs

By Margie Manning  – ST Pete Catalyst November 29, 2018 A partnership between The Florida Aquarium and researchers in London could have a big impact on the work to restore coral reefs.The Tampa nonprofit is working on technology that would allow coral to reproduce four times a year, instead of the natural once-a-year reproduction cycle, said Roger […]