Featured on Florida-Israel Business Accelerator company wins UN business award

Published 4 days ago on September 20, 2018By Megan HolmesThe founder of Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA)company ECOncrete has been selected as an awardee of the United Nations’ WE Empower SDG Challenge.Israeli marine biologist and entrepreneur Shimrit Perkol-Finkel of ECOncrete was chosen to represent the Western Europe and Other region. Just four other female entrepreneurs whose businesses seek to advance the Sustainable Development Goals of the […]

Featured on From bankers to doctors and everything in between, meet this year’s TBBJ 40 under 40

By Pam Huff  – Managing Editor, Tampa Bay Business JournalAug 20, 2018, 7:23am EDT Updated Aug 20, 2018, 2:15pmAfter reviewing nomination materials from more than 200 applicants, the Tampa Bay Business Journal has chosen this year’s 40 Under 40 honorees.A panel from the TBBJ identified these up and coming executives, entrepreneurs, sales representatives, teachers, health care professionals, lawyers, bankers and more.Previously Up […]

Featured on Israeli firms see Tampa as fertile ground for expansion

By RACHEL MINETTI Jewish PressAbout 500 business owners, investors, and others packed into the Bryan Glazer Family JCC’s ballroom for the second annual Florida- Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) Innovation Fusion event to listen to Israeli entrepreneurs pitch their products.FIBA is hoping the Israeli businesses can cultivate local investors, establish a U.S. base in the Tampa […]

Featured on Tampa accelerator, Florida investment group establish joint venture

Updated: Jun 12, 2018, 8:25am EDTIsraeli tech companies participating in the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator could have a better chance to draw local investment backing, under a joint venture between the accelerator and Florida Funders.FIBA companies will be featured in a designated portal on the Florida Funders website, giving accredited investors an opportunity to provide financial […]

Featured on Early-stage capital firm throws weight behind business accelerator

BUSINESS OBSERVER MONDAY, JUN. 11, 2018 5 hours agoEarly-stage capital firm throws weight behind business acceleratorFlorida Funders has partnered with FIBA in Business Observer StaffTAMPA — Florida Funders, a firm providing early-stage capital to Florida technology companies, has launched a partnership with the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator.FIBA, based in Tampa, supports Israeli growth-stage companies’ entrance […]