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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.

Hargol FoodTech named a 2017 food trailblazer

date 17-August-2017
Hargol FoodTech named a 2017 food 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.

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

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

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

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.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter 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 …

Nitza Kardish Interviewed in Water & Irrigation

date 14-February-2017
Nitza Kardish Interviewed in Water & Irrigation

We are marking our 10th anniversary of activity this year!

Trendlines Celebrates Ten Years 2007-2017

Trendlines Celebrates Ten Years 2007-2017

We are marking our 10th anniversary this year!

Hargol FoodTech Featured in Media

date 31-January-2017
Hargol FoodTech Featured in Media

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

The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2017

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 …

Hargol FoodTech Featured on ynet

date 05-January-2017
Hargol FoodTech Featured on ynet

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
EdenShield and Virentes Featured in Calcalist

Portfolio companies EdenShield and Virentes are part of the Israeli cannabis industry map from Calcalist.

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

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

Why did Trendlines choose to list in Singapore, asks Stanley Lim Peir Shenq, CFA.

Trendlines China Road Show, 18-22 December 2016

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

Steve Rhodes Interviewed on Stock News Now — Video

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

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 …

Sol Chip Device Featured in The Jerusalem Post

date 06-December-2016
Sol Chip Device Featured in <em>The Jerusalem Post</em>

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

Steve Rhodes Interviewed in The Motley Fool

Steve Rhodes Interviewed in The Motley Fool

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

The Trendlines Group Trendletter November 2016

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

Israeli Agtech Blooms at 4th International AgriVest

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

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
Nitza Kardish, Saturas Featured in Calcalist

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

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
Nitza Kardish Featured in <em>Laisha</em>

Trendlines Incubators Israel CEO Nitza Kardish was among the women CEOs interviewed by Laisha magazine.

Visit to Trendlines Featured in NextInsight

Visit to Trendlines Featured in NextInsight

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

The Trendlines Group Trendletter September 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter September 2016

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

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

date 06-September-2016
EdenShield Receives U.S. Patent for Nontoxic Pest Control Solution

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

The Trendlines Group Trendletter August 2016

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 …

Hargol FoodTech Wins Agro Innovation Lab Competition

date 16-August-2016
Hargol FoodTech Wins Agro Innovation Lab Competition

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

Interview with Trendlines in Asia Fund Space

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

Trendlines Featured in Globes

Trendlines Featured in Globes

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

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
Digging Deeper into Agtech Investment

“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.”

Sol Chip Featured in Israeli Media

Sol Chip Featured in Israeli Media

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

Steve Rhodes Interviewed in Asia Fund Space

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 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.”

Agtech Companies miRobot and EdenShield Featured in NoCamels

Agtech Companies miRobot and EdenShield Featured in NoCamels

Trendlines Agtech portfolio companies miRobot and EdenShield are featured in this article in NoCamels.

Interview with Steve Rhodes in NextInsight

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

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 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

Sol Chip Powers Precision Agriculture with Solariz in Singapore

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

Trendlines Road Show Featured in Media

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.

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