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Innovation Fusion 2018 Recap

On June 13th, the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator welcomed the Tampa Bay community to the Bryan Glazer Family JCC for its annual event, Innovation Fusion: A Collaborative Exchange. The event drew nearly 500 guests, which is a 40% increase from last year.The record-breaking attendance was no surprise, as keynote presentations included top executives from Waze, a Google company, and Wix, a cloud-based web development platform.First of the two keynote speakers to grace the Innovation Fusion stage was Wix’s Danny Brigido. Danny was relocated to Miami, FL Continue reading →

How execs from Waze and Wix.com will ignite the crowd at Innovation Fusion

Last week we were proud to announce our keynote speakers for this year’s Innovation Fusion event. This week we want to dive deeper into their backgrounds and why we’re so thrilled to have them grace our stage this June.Aron Di Castro has been with Google since 2008, and has been leading global business development and partnerships at Waze since April 2017. Waze is a community-based traffic and navigation app that was developed in Israel and was acquired by Google for a record $1 billion. Throughout Continue reading →

FIBA goes to Israel

Rachel Feinman, Executive Director, and Rakefet Bachur, Executive Director of Marketing, visited Israel, as part of a trade delegation led by Florida Governor Rick Scott Nov.30-Dec.8. The Governor brought 70 businessmen and university heads from Florida to promote trade between Israel and Florida and encourage Israeli technology companies to set up office in Florida as a gateway to the US and Latin America markets. 2017 cohort companies recognized by Governor Scott for participating in the FIBA program during a reception event at the Hilton in Continue reading →