Israeli company gets $1M to expand here

UC-Care, an Israeli medical device company that came to Florida last year in hopes of establishing a U.S market, recently landed a $1 million investment from a group known as Florida Funders to help the company grow operations at a new facility in Oldsmar.The company, with products aimed at improving prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment, […]

Israeli-based companies show off their tech for investors in Tampa

Tuesday was demo day for 11 companies in the 2019 cohort of the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator.Top executives from each of the Israel-based firms made their business cases to a group of investors gathered at Five Labs in Tampa. About 100 investors from Tampa-St. Pete, Orlando and Sarasota attended in person, with a larger audience 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 […]

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 […]

Tampa real estate developer sparks USF, FIBA, Tel Aviv University collaboration

Backers of a collaboration between University of South Florida, the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator and Tel Aviv University expect it to lead to an improved quality of life for an aging population.USF, FIBA and TAU signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday. The MOU is designed to ensure the communication and coordination needed to implement so the […]