Florida Venture Forum, the leading statewide support and member organization for venture and private equity professionals and entrepreneurs, today announced that Rachel Feinman, vice president of innovation at Tampa General Hospital (TGH) and managing director of TGH Innoventures, has been appointed to its board of directors.
Feinman and Tampa General Hospital join 50-plus Forum board members who work together to promote and further the Forum’s mission of helping entrepreneurs connect with the funding and services they need to grow and scale.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Rachel and Tampa General Hospital to the Forum’s board, and we look forward to working together to further our mission of serving founders and their companies,” said Carolyn Mathis, partner at Harbor View Advisors and 2022-2023 Florida Venture Forum board chair. “The Forum’s greatest asset is its membership, which like Florida’s venture capital marketplace, continues to grow and become more diverse.”
“It’s an honor to join the Florida Venture Forum Board of Directors and collaborate with like-minded investors and business leaders to connect innovative Florida companies with the resources and funding needed to take their solutions to the next level,” said Feinman. “It’s an exciting time for venture capital in Florida, and Tampa General Hospital is committed to supporting emerging businesses that deliver quantifiable improvements across their respective industries and communities.”
Feinman is the vice president of innovation at Tampa General Hospital and the managing director of TGH Innoventures, TGH’s innovation center and corporate venture fund. In her role, Feinman leads innovation at TGH and oversees the organization’s venture investment strategy. Feinman has a passion for influencing the strategy and driving the action that enables impactful innovation to truly transform the delivery of health care. She also enjoys working with and mentoring early-stage startups and emerging entrepreneurs, most recently having served as the executive director of the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator, an organization focused on helping high impact Israeli startups penetrate the U.S. health care market. Feinman is a former business attorney with a long career advising clients, ranging from private investment funds to startups to large corporate organizations.