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Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q2 2018

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q2 2018

Here is our 10 Companies To Watch report for Q2 2018.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2018

… ViAqua receives investment … Haim Brosh appointed CFO … try the Hargol Caesar salad … the Trendlines team at conferences … Gordian and CoreBone on the road in China …

ViAqua Therapeutics receives investment from Nutreco

ViAqua Therapeutics receives investment from Nutreco

ViAqua announced that it completed an investment round led by Nutreco NuFrontiers, the strategic innovation and investment arm of Nutreco Investments B.V., a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2018

…  Meet Trendlines management in Singapore … Arcuro receives FDA … Omeq Med raising on Exit Valley … Save 6 June 2019 … FruitSpec a Radicle Challenge finalist …

Omeq Medical CEO Lior Margalit interviewed on ILTV (video)

Omeq Medical CEO Lior Margalit interviewed on ILTV (video)

In this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV), Lior Margalit explains how the company’s smart epidural needle helps the physician achieve accurate placement in the epidural space.

Trendlines Incubators Israel enters cooperation agreement with Brazil’s Sirius Venture Capital

Trendlines Incubators Israel enters cooperation agreement with Brazil’s Sirius Venture Capital

Trendlines Incubators Israel has entered into a cooperation agreement with Brazil’s Sirius Venture Capital e Participacoes Ltda.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May  2018

… The most successful AgriVest … Q1 2018 results … Omeq Med on Exit Valley … U.S. patent for Arcuro Med … Hargol a SEAL winner … Conferences and more …

Fifth AgriVest conference mainstreams Israeli agrifood tech

Fifth AgriVest conference mainstreams Israeli agrifood tech

Over 600 investors, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and academics from more than 30 countries attended the 5th AgriVest conference on 8 May 2018 in Tel Aviv.

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q1 2018

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q1 2018

Here is our 10 Companies To Watch report for Q1 2018.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter April 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter April 2018

… B. Braun subsidiary named acquirer of Stimatix assets … Trendlines’ AGM 25 April … BioFishency completes $800,00 in sales … ElastiMed selected to receive $1.6 million grant …

BioFishency completes $800,000 in sales in 2018

date 16-April-2018
BioFishency completes $800,000 in sales in 2018

BioFishency increased sales in Q1 2018 by 44% compared to sales in all of 2017.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2018

… MOU with NuFrontiers … See our 2017 Annual Report … Saturas raises $4 million … Meet the AgriVest 2018 companies … OrthoSpin completes FIH … Agtech companies at AIPAC …

Trendlines signs MOU with Nutreco’s NuFrontiers

date 21-March-2018
Trendlines signs MOU with Nutreco’s NuFrontiers

NuFrontiers is the strategic innovation and investment division of Nutreco, a global leader in animal nutrition and aquafeed.

Saturas raises $4 million

date 26-February-2018
Saturas raises $4 million

Saturas completed a $4 million raise from Hubei Forbon Technology, Ramat Magshimim, and Miguel Torres Winery.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter February 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter February 2018

… 10 companies to watch … 2017 earnings call … Trendlines Med Singapore in SGD100 million program … Register for AgriVest and save! … MetoMotion at World Agri-Tech …

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q4 2017

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q4 2017

Here is our 10 companies to watch report for Q4 2017.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2018

The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2018

… CoreBone crowdfunds $482,500 … ST Stent receives FDA … ApiFix names new CEO and chairman … Hargol is a top agtech start-up to watch … Welcome two new portfolio companies …

The 83-year-old inventor of the Saturas sensor featured in Haaretz

date 12-January-2018
The 83-year-old inventor of the Saturas sensor featured in <em>Haaretz</em>

Agriculturalist and researcher Moshe Meron, Ph.D., invented the Saturas stem water potential sensor that measures the amount of fluid in the trees, plants, and vines.

Steve Rhodes interviewed on IsraelCast

Steve Rhodes interviewed on IsraelCast

Listen to Steve’s interview about cutting-edge technology, Israel, and the Galilee on the IsraelCast podcast.

The Israel-Ireland Agtech Connection

date 18-December-2017
The Israel-Ireland Agtech Connection

Nitza Kardish shares her observations from the panel at Agtech Nexus, the first agtech conference in Dublin.

CoreBone’s Ohad Schwartz interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

CoreBone’s Ohad Schwartz interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz was interviewed on Israel’s Start-Up Stadium.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter December 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter December 2017

… Raises for Magdent and AquiNovo … CoreBone’s crowdfunding … Welcome AlgaHealth … Takeaways from TechFest Vietnam and Fish 2.0 … We won Best IR …

Opportunities & Challenges at Fish 2.0

date 10-December-2017
Opportunities & Challenges at Fish 2.0

ViAqua CEO Shai Ufaz shares two important takeaways from his presentation at Fish 2.0.

AquiNovo raises $1.5 million from Neovia

date 28-November-2017
AquiNovo raises $1.5 million from Neovia

AquiNovo receives $1.5 million investment from Neovia, a world leader in animal nutrition and health.

ElastiMed’s Omer Zelka interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

ElastiMed’s Omer Zelka interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

ElastiMed CEO Omer Zelka was interviewed on Israel’s Start-Up Stadium.

Hargol FoodTech named a 2017 FOOD VISION TRAILBLAZER

date 21-November-2017
Hargol FoodTech named a 2017 FOOD VISION TRAILBLAZER

As one of the 2017 trailblazers, Hargol FoodTech will take center stage on the opening night of Food Vision USA, 13 November in Chicago.

Hargol FoodTech CEO Dror Tamir interviewed on ILTV (video)

date 21-November-2017
Hargol FoodTech CEO Dror Tamir interviewed on ILTV (video)

In this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV), Hargol FoodTech CEO Gadi Har-shai explains how Hargol has optimized methods for growing large quantities of grasshoppers quickly.

My 3 Takeaways from TechFest Vietnam 2017

date 19-November-2017
My 3 Takeaways from TechFest Vietnam 2017

I had the opportunity to present at TechFest Vietnam 2017 in Hanoi. Here are my three takeaways.

Valentis Nanotech CEO Zvika Weiss interviewed on ILTV (video)

date 19-November-2017
Valentis Nanotech CEO Zvika Weiss interviewed on ILTV (video)

Valentis Nanotech CEO Zvika Weiss describes the company’s new materials with unique properties using nanoparticles in this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV).

EdenShield CEO Yotam Gadot interviewed on ILTV (Video)

date 15-November-2017
EdenShield CEO Yotam Gadot interviewed on ILTV (Video)

EdenShield’s CEO Yotam Gadot describes the company’s nontoxic biopesticides in this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV).

The Trendlines Group Trendletter November 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter November 2017

… Exit #8 for Trendlines … Trendlines raises S$14 million in new capital … Call for companies: AgriVest 2018 … MiRobot named Innovative Company … Report from International Ag Exhibition …

MiRobot featured in The Daily Beast

date 13-November-2017
MiRobot featured in The Daily Beast

MiRobot is the subject of “The Robotic Dairy Farms Paving the Way for Big Milk” on The Daily Beast.

VP Trendlines Agtech Jonathan Henen presents at International Agriculture Exhibition

date 12-November-2017
VP Trendlines Agtech Jonathan Henen presents at International Agriculture Exhibition

I presented to about 100 participants at the Korea-Israel Smart Agritech Workshop, which was part of the 2017 International Agriculture Exhibition in South Korea.

Hargol wins Tel Aviv Creator Award

date 27-October-2017
Hargol wins Tel Aviv Creator Award

Hargol FoodTech wins the Tel Aviv Creator Award.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter October 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter October 2017

… 4 companies raise $7 million … Signed MOU with Haier HCH … Welcome to 3 new portfolio companies … Awards for Hargol, ViAqua, and Zygofix … Companies in the media …

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q3 2017

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch Q3 2017

Here is our 10 companies to watch report for Q3 2017.

Hargol in ThinkBusiness

date 27-September-2017
Hargol in ThinkBusiness

ThinkBusiness lists Hargol FoodTech as one of 10 “companies …that are playing a part in the Agtech revolution.”

Trendlines and Haier sign MOU

Trendlines and Haier sign MOU

Trendlines and Haier signed an MOU to collaborate on investment opportunities and technology development.

EdenShield raises $2 million

date 14-September-2017
EdenShield raises $2 million

EdenShield raised $2 million from investors Kibbutz Yotvata and Our Crowd.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter September 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter September 2017

… Trendlines signs joint venture with China’s Shoushan … ApiFix signs distribution agreement … Leviticus receives patents … Hargol is a food trailblazer …

Eli Cohen, Israel’s Minister of Economy, visits Trendlines

Eli Cohen, Israel’s Minister of Economy, visits Trendlines

Israel’s Economy Minister and member of parliament, Eli Cohen visited Trendlines’ offices on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the group.

Trendlines featured in The Business Times

Trendlines featured in The Business Times

Trendlines is “raising funds to better support its startups and help them penetrate the three markets … : Israel, Singapore and China.”

CEO Lenore Shoham and CTO Gal Dvorkin of InPlant Technologies featured in AgFunder article

date 24-August-2017
CEO Lenore Shoham and CTO Gal Dvorkin of InPlant Technologies featured in AgFunder article

InPlant Technologies is a biotech startup intending to “improve the efficiency of agrochemicals and fertilizer, ultimately allowing the farmer to achieve better outcomes with smaller amounts of chemicals.

AquiNovo featured in NoCamels

date 17-August-2017
AquiNovo featured in NoCamels

Kaye Innovation Award winner and adviser to AquiNovo Prof. Berta Levavi-Sivan “proposes to end world hunger with bigger fish”

The Trendlines Group Trendletter August 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter August 2017

… Q2 2017 financial highlights … Hargol raises $600,000 … Trendlines in local media … New! Now Funding … Congrats to ApiFix, Gordian, and Magdent … Welcome Vessi Medical …

Trendlines featured in Alagush

Trendlines featured in <em>Alagush</em>

ApiFix received TGA certification through its distributor Orthotech to begin marketing its minimally invasive surgical system and approach for the treatment and correction of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS).

Nitza Kardish Interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

Nitza Kardish Interviewed on Start-Up Stadium

Trendlines Incubators Israel CEO Nitza Kardish was interviewed on Israel’s Start-Up Stadium.

GreenSpense CEO Gadi Har-shai interviewed on ILTV (Video)

GreenSpense CEO Gadi Har-shai interviewed on ILTV (Video)

In this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV), GreenSpense CEO Gadi Har-shai explains how the company’s propellant-free technology will make aerosols more environmentally friendly.

Hargol FoodTech $600,000 raise featured in AgFunder

Hargol FoodTech $600,000 raise featured in AgFunder

Commercial grasshopper farmer Hargol FoodTech’s $600,000 raise was featured in this AgFunder exclusive.

Israel21c: Saturas is “making farms smarter”

Israel21c: Saturas is “making farms smarter”

Israel21c quotes Trendlines’ Nitza Kardish and names Saturas one of five “precision-ag technologies making farms smarter.”

The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2017

… “Watch” these 10 companies … Save the date for AgriVest 2018 … CoreBone, BioFishency, and sZone on ILTV … Trendlines at conferences …

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch

Trendlines report: 10 companies to watch

Introducing our new report: “10 companies to watch.”

BioFishency CTO Igal Magen interviewed on ILTV (Video)

BioFishency CTO Igal Magen interviewed on ILTV (Video)

In this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV), BioFishency CTO Igal Magen discusses the company’s all-in-one water filtration system for aquaculture.

Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund makes first investment

Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund makes first investment

The Fund establishes a new company to develop novel crop protection products.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2017

… Our 7th exit … Trendlines named top life-science investor … Missed the Showcase? See it all! … Congrats to BiPS Health (Trendlines Medtech Open winner), Fidmi Medical, Hargol FoodTech …

AquiNovo Co-founder and Adviser Prof. Berta Levavi-Sivan Wins 2017 Kaye Innovation Award

AquiNovo Co-founder and Adviser Prof. Berta Levavi-Sivan Wins 2017 Kaye Innovation Award

AquiNovo’s co-founder and adviser to the Company, Prof. Berta Levavi-Sivan, is the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Kaye Innovation Award.

BioFishency Taps into the Shellfish Market

BioFishency Taps into the Shellfish Market

One of BioFishency’s recent installations in Bali, Indonesia, was for a shrimp farm.

Hargol FoodTech interviewed in AgWired

Hargol FoodTech interviewed in AgWired

AgWired featured an interview with Dror Tamir, CEO of Hargol FoodTech.

Hargol FoodTech interviewed for Alltech

Hargol FoodTech interviewed for Alltech

Hargol FoodTech was one of the top 10 agri-tech startups selected to be part of the Pearse Lyons Accelerator program. Read or listen to the interview with company CEO Dror Tamir.

Hargol FoodTech wins big at Get In The Ring Global

Hargol FoodTech wins big at Get In The Ring Global

Another win for Hargol FoodTech … the Company took the middleweight title at the Get In The Ring Global Conference in Singapore, 17-19 May.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May 2017

… 3 med companies appear on ILTV … Fidmi presents at DDW … Hargol does it again! … BioFishency installs in Asia … Nitza Kardish “chats” at GFIA Europe …

Hargol FoodTech Featured in Israel21c

Hargol FoodTech Featured in Israel21c

Israel21c names Hargol FoodTech as one of “14 disruptive food-tech startups that will change how you eat.”

The Trendlines Group Trendletter April 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter April 2017

… Collaboration for Trendlines Labs … Steve Rhodes in the media … 7th Annual Showcase videos and photos … OB Smart wins … Hargol FoodTech wins …

BioFishency makes aquaculture accessible

date 20-April-2017
BioFishency makes aquaculture accessible

BioFishency recently completed installations in the Congo, Indonesia, and Israel.

Interview with Steve Rhodes Appears in etnet

Interview with Steve Rhodes Appears in etnet

“The Trendlines Group … is fresh off yet another successful event highlighting promising firms in the medical technology and agricultural technology space …”

Steve Rhodes Interviewed in The Marker

Steve Rhodes Interviewed in <em>The Marker</em>

This interview with Steve Rhodes was featured in the popular “Inner Dialogue” column in the Hebrew-language business newspaper, The Marker.

Hargol FoodTech Featured in Russian Media

date 17-March-2017
Hargol FoodTech Featured in Russian Media

Hargol FoodTech was featured in a number of Russian publications.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2017

The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2017

… Trendlines Medical Singapore opens … Accepting applications for the Trendlines Medtech Open 2017 … Hargol FoodTech named Pearse Lyons finalist … In the media

Hargol FoodTech in the Media

date 09-March-2017
Hargol FoodTech in the Media

Hargol FoodTech is featured in the article “How Would You Like Your Grasshopper?”

Trendlines in Medtech Insight

Trendlines in Medtech Insight

How are investors faring in the face of ever challenging market conditions? Medtech Insight met with investors from across the Israeli incubator scene, including Chairman and CEO Steve Rhodes.

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