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ECOncrete, a company that pioneered a type of science-based, bio-enhancing concrete for marine-based infrastructure, has propelled forward after losing one of its co-founders.
ECOncrete is a member of the Tampa-based Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) and has an office in St. Pete. It recently closed a Series A funding round totaling over $5 million and is actively working on new projects. The drive to build its team and make strides also comes at a difficult time.
Shimrit Perkol-Finkel, the co-founder of ECOncrete, was killed earlier this year in a traffic accident in Israel.
“When we learned of her passing, it was a devastating time for the whole team. She was my dear friend and colleague for more than 20 years, as we have been working together since we were both students,” CEO and co-founder Ido Sella said in an emailed statement.
Read the full article on St Pete Catalyst here.
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