Tampa businessman Chris Sullivan, a co-founder and former CEO of Outback Steakhouse, has no plans of slowing down on growing the culinary scene through his global brands. …“I’ve never seen a more competitive time in the local economy,” Sullivan said during a moderated fireside chat at the Florida Israel-Business Accelerator’s Tuesday hospitality conference, inside the […]
During the Florida Israel-Business Accelerator’s Tuesday hospitality conference at the Bryan Glazer JCC in Tampa, the biggest names in Tampa Bay’s restaurant sector shared their notes on how to retain top-tier talent by leveraging new technology and staying true to their grassroots.
A few gasps erupted Feb. 28 at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC in Tampa when attorney Katie Molloy shared that employees can sue for twice what they’re owed if an employer doesn’t follow wage and hour laws properly — an issue plaguing the hospitality industry at the moment….. Molloy, a Tampa shareholder of the Greenberg […]
Molekule Expands its Industry-Leading Portfolio of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Solutions Technology with Definitive Agreement to Acquire Aura Smart Air Ltd. Jason DiBona, Chief Executive Officer of Molekule, noted, “The Aura acquisition will immediately expand our ability to offer best-in-class solutions for our customers’ growing in-room air quality priorities and initiatives, facilitating an immediate and […]
Coaching Israelis in U.S. business culture was the initial thrust of the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA), an initiative begun in 2016 by Tampa’s Jewish Federation and Jewish Community Centers. The program started out bringing cohorts from young Israeli companies to Florida to coach them, match them with customers and investors, and encourage them to set […]
With snow already falling, a bitter winter ahead, power black outs, and under constant threat of a Russian missile strike, Ukraine is hardly an inviting place to visit these days. But Oren Milstein, CEO of the Israeli startup company Stemrad – with U.S. headquarters in Tampa – recently did that,. He brought along retired astronaut […]
StemRad, a radiation protection technology company that was part of the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator’s first tech cohort in 2017, donated 20 gamma radiation shields to Ukraine, the company announced earlier this month.
It’s been quite a month for the Tampa company StemRad. First, they sent their new radiation protection vests around the moon as part of Artemis 1, and now they have moved on to their next mission, sending this same technology to Ukraine. StemRad CEO, Dr. Oren Milstein, says his company’s slogan is “radiation protection on […]
Oren Milstein, co-founder of Israeli company StemRad — a developer of radiation protection suits for space explorers, emergency responders, and nuclear industry workers — and Kelly, a former NASA astronaut, traveled at the end of November to war-torn Kyiv to donate the first batch of 20 wearable kits to help shield first responders against potentially […]
A part of the Tampa startup scene is currently orbiting the moon as part of NASA’s Artemis I mission. StemRad, an Israeli-based startup with strong roots in Tampa, is testing out its AstroRad technology – a vest designed to protect astronauts from deep space radiation – on board the uncrewed space flight mission. The startup […]