Author Archives: Karen Kozek

Trendlines Medical Singapore Launches

date 22-February-2017
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We are pleased to announce the official opening and launch of Trendlines Medical Singapore on 22 February 2017.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter February 2017

… We’re 10! … Calling all medical device companies … 2 companies receive AMAR approval … Collaboration for InPlant … Trendlines Med Singapore “open” for business … In the media …

7th Annual Trendlines Company Showcase — 29 March 2017

Join us for the 7th Annual Trendlines Company Showcase on 29 March 2017 at Kibbutz Shefayim, Israel.

Nitza Kardish Interviewed in Water & Irrigation

date 14-February-2017
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We are marking our 10th anniversary of activity this year!

Trendlines Celebrates Ten Years 2007-2017

date 13-February-2017
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We are marking our 10th anniversary this year!

Trendlines Featured in The Edge Singapore

Trendlines was featured in TheEdge Singapore.

Trendlines Medtech Open 2017

date 13-February-2017
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Are you an early-stage Israeli company in the medical device space? You may be eligible to compete for a five-figure prize package!

Fidmi Medical in the Media during Feeding Tube Awareness Week

date 09-February-2017
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Fidmi Medical appeared in the media during Feed Tube Awareness Week, 6-10 February 2017.

Hargol FoodTech Featured in Media

date 31-January-2017
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Hargol FoodTech is featured in the article “How Would You Like Your Grasshopper?”

The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2017

… Investment and S$2.2 million grant for Trendlines Medical Singapore … Gordian completes successful surgeries … Companies in the media … Welcome new portfolio company CEOs …

Trendlines Medical Singapore Receives S$2.2 Million Grant from SPRING Singapore

date 16-January-2017
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Trendlines Medical Singapore will receive a grant of up to S$2.2 million under the Incubator Development Program administered by SPRING Singapore.

Fidmi Medical Featured in Israel21c

date 16-January-2017
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Israel21c featured Fidmi’s unique device in the article, “Easing the discomfort and complications of feeding tubes.”

ApiFix Featured in Israel21c

date 10-January-2017
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Israel21c: “Now there’s more good news to report for young people suffering from severe curvature of the spine.”

Hargol FoodTech Featured on ynet

date 05-January-2017
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Among the presenters at the “Export at the Bar” in Tel Aviv was Dror Tamir, CEO of Hargol FoodTech.

EdenShield and Virentes Featured in Calcalist

date 24-December-2016
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Portfolio companies EdenShield and Virentes are part of the Israeli cannabis industry map from Calcalist.

B. Braun Invests in Trendlines Medical Singapore

Trendlines and German health care multinational B. Braun executed an investment and cooperation agreement to jointly invest in Trendlines Medical Singapore.

The Motley Fool: “Why did Trendlines choose to list in Singapore?”

date 21-December-2016
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Why did Trendlines choose to list in Singapore, asks Stanley Lim Peir Shenq, CFA.

Trendlines China Road Show, 18-22 December 2016

Eight of our medical and agtech companies presented at events in Beijing, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, and Shenzhen.

Steve Rhodes Interviewed on Stock News Now — Video

date 15-December-2016
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Chairman and CEO Steve Rhodes was interviewed on StockNewsNetwork at the 9th Annual LD Micro “Main Event” 2016 in Bel Air, California.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter December 2016

… ApiFix and Gordian Surgical complete raises … Steve and Todd to speak in Florida and China … CoreBone appears in Israel 21c … SolChip featured in People & Computers …

Globes Reports on BioSight’s Positive Trial Results

date 07-December-2016
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BioSight reports positive interim results of an initial efficacy trial for its leukemia treatment product.

Gordian Surgical Raises More Than $2 Million

date 07-December-2016
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Gordian Surgical raises US$2.25 million, and the Company’s TroClose1200 recently won U.S. FDA regulatory clearance.

Sol Chip Device Featured in The Jerusalem Post

date 06-December-2016
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Sol Chip was featured in the Jerusalem Post article, “Israeli firm launches solar-powered device to monitor farm fields.”

CoreBone Featured in Israel21c

date 06-December-2016
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Israel21c featured CoreBone in the article, “Growing new bone from corals raised in the Israeli desert.”

Steve Rhodes Interviewed in The Motley Fool

date 29-November-2016
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The Motley Fool Singapore was invited to meet with Trendlines Group Ltd.’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steve Rhodes.

B. Braun/Trendlines Partnership Leads to $5 Million Investment for ApiFix

date 28-November-2016
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B. Braun’s Aesculap division invested US$2.8 million in ApiFix’s US$5 million round.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter November 2016

… Trendlines releases unaudited Q3 2016 results, holds quarterly board meeting … B.Braun visits Trendlines … Download the new Trendlines brochure … See the AgriVest 2016 videos …

Israeli Agtech Blooms at 4th International AgriVest

date 03-November-2016
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Hundreds of investors and global agriculture experts from 20 countries were in attendance at AgriVest 2016 on 27 September.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter October 2016

… CoreBone receives CE … OrthoSpin shows off its new animation … Read our AgriVest wrap-up … See Trendlines Agtech in the media … Welcome new portfolio companies …

Nitza Kardish, Saturas Featured in Calcalist

date 26-October-2016
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Nitza Kardish and portfolio company Saturas are featured in this Calcalist report on the “smart farmer.”

Interview with Todd Dollinger Appears in Asia Fund Space

Asia Fund Space and a group of Chinese investors were invited for a weeklong visit to the Trendlines’ facilities and portfolio companies’ venues in Israel for a look at how the incubator operates and thrives.

Nitza Kardish Featured in Laisha

date 13-October-2016
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Trendlines Incubators Israel CEO Nitza Kardish was among the women CEOs interviewed by Laisha magazine.

Visit to Trendlines Featured in NextInsight

date 12-October-2016
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NextInsight’s Leong Chan Teik shares takeaways from his visit to Israel and attendance at AgriVest in September.

Trendlines MOU with B.Braun Featured in DealStreetAsia

date 03-October-2016
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Trendlines Medical Singapore has entered into a memorandum of understanding with health care supplier B. Braun Melsungen, the co-founder of Trendlines Medical Singapore.

Trendlines Completes Successful Sale of E.T.View Medical

date 29-September-2016
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Trendlines announced the completion of the sale of E.T.View Medical to Ambu A/S, a Danish medical device company.

Escala Medical Featured in Israel 21c

date 25-September-2016
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Israel21c features Escala Medical’s non-surgical, incision-free approach to pelvic organ prolapse.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter September 2016

… Trendlines & B. Braun sign MOU … Gordian receives CE … ApiFix reaches “100” … EdenShield granted patent … Zvika Weiss joins Valentis …

ApiFix Reaches 100-Patient Milestone

date 19-September-2016
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The ApiFix system has now been used to correct scoliosis in 100 patients, and the Company is expanding its European clinical sites.

ElastiMed Featured in Israel21c

date 15-September-2016
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ElastiMed’s energy-efficient compression stocking to prevent swelling, blood clots, and leg ulcers from returning was the subject of this feature article in Israel21c.

Trendlines Medical Singapore Featured in Media

date 12-September-2016
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Trendlines Medical Singapore was featured in Next Insight and The Straits Times.

Trendlines and B. Braun Sign MOU for Investment in Trendlines Medical Singapore

The Trendlines Group and B. Braun Melsungen AG, one of the world’s leading providers of healthcare solutions, jointly announced they entered into an MOU, under which B. Braun and Trendlines will jointly invest in Trendlines Medical Singapore.

Gordian Surgical Featured in Medgadget

date 07-September-2016
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Gordian Surgical’s novel laparoscopic trocar was featured on the prestigious medical technology site, Medgadget.

EdenShield Receives U.S. Patent for Nontoxic Pest Control Solution

date 06-September-2016
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EdenShield announced it recently received U.S. patent approval for its nontoxic pest control solution based on the extract of a desert plant.

Gordian Surgical’s TroClose1200 Receives CE

date 06-September-2016
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Gordian Surgical received CE clearance for TroClose1200™, its innovative trocar with integrated closure system for the suturing of abdominal wall incisions during laparoscopic surgical procedures.

Vensica Featured in Israel21c

date 05-September-2016
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ISRAEL21c looks at three Israeli companies developing tomorrow’s non-narcotic solutions for overactive bladder, including Vensica.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter August 2016

… Vensica raises $500,000 … Welcome Trendlines Medical Singapore CEO Eric Loh … The secret of success … Dig deep into ag investments … Saturas, a “sensor pioneer” … Register for AgriVest …

Magdent Featured in Medtech Insight

date 18-August-2016
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Magdent has developed a “miniaturized electromagnetic healing cap designed to stimulate and improve bone formation at the site of dental implants,” writes Bob Kronemyer in Medtech Insight.

Hargol FoodTech Wins Agro Innovation Lab Competition

date 16-August-2016
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Hargol FoodTech won the Agro Innovation Lab Start-Up Competition in Vienna, Austria. Israel21c reports on Hargol’s “hop to the top.”

Interview with Trendlines in Asia Fund Space

date 12-August-2016
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Interview with Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger and Director Corporate Communications Judith Kleinman following Trendlines Q2 2016 results.

Trendlines Featured in Globes

date 09-August-2016
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Trendlines featured in “Is the Singapore Exchange an opportunity for Israeli biomed companies?”

Saturas Featured as One of Israel21c’s “Sensor Pioneers”

date 08-August-2016
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Saturas was among the 12 Israeli sensor pioneers chosen by Israel21c “to illustrate the country’s strength in this powerful sector.”

Digging Deeper into Agtech Investment

date 03-August-2016
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“Agtech is no longer confined to drip irrigation, seed genetics, and biofuels,” writes Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish, but “getting all stakeholders to take more of a risk represents a key factor in attracting investors.”

Vensica’s Avner Geva Interviewed on ILTV (Video)

date 01-August-2016
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Vensica’s CEO Avner Geva describes the VensiCare system for the treatment of overactive bladder in this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV).

Trendlines Medical Featured on Channel NewsAsia (Video)

date 31-July-2016
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Channel NewsAsia featured Trendlines Medical portfolio companies and the recent Asia Road Show on its Money Mind program.

Sol Chip Featured in Israeli Media

date 31-July-2016
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Sol Chip’s wireless solar sensors for monitoring field conditions were featured in this widely circulated Hebrew-language agricultural magazine.

The Secret of Success: Not Just Math and Science

date 27-July-2016
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Trendlines Medical CEO Eran Feldhay’s column appeared in People & Computers.

Steve Rhodes Interviewed in Asia Fund Space

Trendlines listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange in November 2015 — “and the listco has never looked back,” explains Steve Rhodes, Trendlines Group Chairman and CEO.

Todd Dollinger Interviewed in DealStreetAsia

Todd Dollinger, Trendlines Group Chairman and CEO, address “the role of agtech and medtech in its business model, its value to investors, and the international nature of Israeli start-ups.”

Trendlines Establishes a Subsidiary in Singapore

date 18-July-2016
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Trendlines announced it has incorporated a subsidiary in Singapore, Trendlines Medical Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Vensica Medical Completes $500,000 Finance Round

date 18-July-2016
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Vensica Medical announced the completion of a financing round of $500,000.

Interview with Steve Rhodes in NextInsight

This interview with Trendlines Chairman & CEO Steve Rhodes originally appeared as part of the Singapore Exchange’s kopi-C: the Company brew series.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2016

… Ambu to acquire E.T.View Medical for $16 million … “Our best road show ever” … BioFishency completes installation in India … Sol Chip tests in Singapore … Welcome OB Smart …

Trendlines Featured in TheEdge Singapore

Trendlines Group Chairman and CEO Steve Rhodes: “The main asset is the value of our portfolio companies. … We felt that by coming to Singapore, together with some of the companies, is a way to really let the market, in a sense, touch and feel the product.”

Sol Chip Powers Precision Agriculture with Solariz in Singapore

date 11-July-2016
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Sol Chip and Solariz recently began testing their wireless, solar-powered vertical agriculture solutions in Singapore.

Trendlines Road Show Featured in Media

In conjunction with the Trendlines Medical Asia Road Show events in Singapore and China, Trendlines was featured in the local media.

Interview with Todd Dollinger in Deal Street Asia

date 04-July-2016
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In an interview with DEALSTREETASIA, Todd Dollinger, joint chief executive and co-chairman of the Israeli Trendlines Group, shares his insights into agricultural technology, discussing its history and what led it to list in Singapore.

Trendlines Medical Asia Road Show 4-8 July 2016

7 Companies. 5 Cities. 5 Days. Our 1st Trendlines Medical Asia Road Show is set for 4-8 July 2016.

Omeq Medical Pitches to Chinese Investors at Virtual Road Show

date 29-June-2016
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Omeq Medical CEO Lior Margalit presented his company to about 50 Chinese investors sitting in three different cities via a conference call from an office on Tel Aviv’s trendy Rothschild Boulevard.

The Great Challenge Facing Humanity — and the Israel Connection

date 21-June-2016
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Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish wrote this article for Global AgInvesting.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2016

… E.T.View Medical: 57% increase in Q1 2016 sales compared to Q1 2015 … Gordian starts first-in-human …Trendlines Bayer Fund scouts investments … Virentes method applied to pine trees …