As seen on The Jerusalem Post: “Israeli entrepreneurship comes to the college classroom in US”
Florida International University (FIU) is the fourth-largest university in the US based on its enrollment of approximately 59,000 students. The Miami-based school is at the heart of the newest hub of Israeli business in America, and FIU is offering its 2,700 Honors College students a foot in the door with a new course this fall called Innovation Nation: The Global Influence of Israeli Technology and Entrepreneurship. The course will explore some of the major questions and challenges with which entrepreneurs contend and draw lessons from Israel’s innovation ecosystem, including what investors are looking for, government facilitation of innovation and Israeli tech’s impact on South Florida…
…Indeed, both Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez are not shy about flashing their pro-Israel bona fides. And the state’s Gulf coast features the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) in Tampa. Launched in 2016 by the Tampa Jewish Community Centers & Federation, FIBA helps to establish and grow successful, high-growth Israeli tech ventures in the Tampa Bay area. The venture is sponsored by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity…
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