The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator Announces Agreement with the United States Special Operations Command to Collaborate on New Technologies for US Special Forces

Tampa-based technology accelerator will lend expertise to enhance SOCOM’s operational capabilities. TAMPA, Fla. (August 2016) – The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) proudly announces that they have entered into an agreement with the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) to collaborate on the production of innovative technologies. The Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) establishes a partnership between the two organizations in which FIBA cohorts will produce products or services that will fill technology capability shortfalls for SOCOM. “We are excited to establish a partnership with Continue reading →

The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator receives $1 Million in funding from the state of Florida to help attract and develop Israeli Startups in the Tampa Bay Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                               The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator receives $1 Million in funding from the state of Florida to help attract and develop Israeli Startups in the Tampa Bay Area TAMPA, Fla. (August 17th, 2016) – The Florida-Israel Business Accelerator (FIBA) proudly announces that it has received $1 million from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO). The funds will support the buildout of FIBA’s state-of-the-art workspace (slated for completion this fall), as well as for operating costs including relocation incentives for startups participating in the Continue reading →

‘Start-up Nation’ at the new JCC

‘Start-up Nation’ Comes to the Bryan Glazer Family JCC We believe the new Bryan Glazer Family JCC that will be open on December 8, 2016 will be an extraordinary facility and a gamechanger for the Tampa Jewish community in many different ways. While the Tampa Jewish Community Center and Federation board and staff are  extremely excited by all aspects of new enterprise, there’s one component that has everyone especially intrigued by the possibilities it could create. Among several traditional JCC programs and functions, as well Continue reading →