Testimonials

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Tampa Bay Lightning, Chairman & Governor

Jeff Vinik

“I am pleased to see FIBA being recognized by Governor Scott for the good work they are doing to bring innovative Israeli companies to Tampa Bay.  FIBA and its participating companies, including StemRad, are an impactful addition to our local entrepreneurial ecosystem.”

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Florida Funders, Partner

Marc Blumenthal

“In less than one year, FIBA has become one of the highest quality programs in Florida and clearly unique in its approach.  I have personally invested in one of the companies and believe that Tampa Bay will become U.S. headquarters to many Israeli companies over the next few years.  The economic and quality of life impact to our region will be changed for the better as a result of what FIBA is doing.”

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USF, MUMA College of Business Dean

Dr. Moez Limayem

“FIBA is quickly becoming a major facilitator of entrepreneurship and innovation in the Tampa Bay area. I’ve come to witness firsthand the work that this extremely successful accelerator does in helping Israeli and Tech ventures in our area.”

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Stemrad Co-Founder and CEO

Oren Milstein

“For StemRad, participating in the FIBA program has proved to be a critically important factor in establishing our North American operations. FIBA provided numerous opportunities to engage with customer end-users, investors, subject-matter experts and with various professional service providers who proved to be an integral part of our U.S. launch.”

“For StemRad, participating in the FIBA program has proved to be a critically important factor in establishing our North American operations.”

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eProc Solutions Founder and CEO

Oren Rosen

“I have had great success in the Israeli market and knew I didn’t have the platform and knowledge to launch my technology in the US. The FIBA team and the network of advisors and mentors that they introduced me to helped me navigate the US market, understand the sales process and streamline my messaging and demo presentation. I highly recommend it to Israeli startups ready to launch their product in the US market.”

“The program continues to exceed my expectations. I highly recommend it to Israeli startups ready to launch their product in the US market.”

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Weissbeerger Beverage Analytics Director of Operations, North America

Bob Reish

“FIBA introduced us to large restaurant and bars chains headquartered in Florida and to other major players in the food & beverage industry. While the sales process is long, we feel that the FIBA team is by our side providing advice and guidance on how to follow-up and progress with these large accounts. The Innovation Fusion event exposed us to the Tampa community who appears to be welcoming and eager to help.”

“We feel that the FIBA team is by our side providing advice and guidance.”

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Tevatronic Founder and CEO

Oleg Korol

“The program included workshops and one-on-one sessions with top-notch professionals who helped us formulate and improve our sales process. The FIBA team and their network setup meeting with real customers, distributors and potential partners and helped us with follow-ups and advice as we went through the sales process. The team and the community in Tampa are highly motivated and dedicated to make each startup succeed.”

“The team and the community in Tampa are highly motivated and dedicated to make each startup succeed.”

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Blazepod Founder and CEO

Yaniv Shneiderman

“FIBA helped us better understand the US market, learn who might be our most relevant customers and what can be the right penetration strategy for BlazePod. FIBA is like having a partner in the US who will open doors for you and help you make progress at every stage.”

“FIBA is like having a partner in the US who will open doors for you and help you make progress at every stage.”

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Wiseshelf Founder and CEO

Shalom Nakdimon

“The magic of FIBA is the commitment of the community to help the startups. You come to the US and immediately feel at home. If you are looking for a smoother start in the US, FIBA could save you priceless time.”

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ECOncrete Regional Manager

John Luetzow

“We joined the FIBA program to assist in launching our technology in the US. The FIBA team introduced us to key local individuals and influencers that helped shape our go-to-market strategy in the Florida market and beyond. While our sales process can be lengthy, we feel that the FIBA team is by our side providing advice and guidance.”

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Nucleon Director of Sales

Roy Heller

“FIBA is a great partner to have. The FIBA team and the FIBA network go out of their way to make new introductions for Nucleon. They are fully committed to Israeli start-ups.”