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The Trendlines Group Trendletter May 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May 2016

BioSight raises $13 million … Arcuro raises $670,000 … Be happy at Biomed 24-25 May … LapSpace Medical receives U.S. patent … Virentes reports dramatic yields …

The Trendlines Group Trendletter April 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter April 2016

Bayer and Trendlines establish $10 million agtech innovation fund … Magdent raises $800,000 … Medical and Agtech CEOs appear on ILTV … Join us for a “happy” Biomed 24-25 May …

Bayer and Trendlines Establish $10 Million Agtech Innovation Fund

Bayer and Trendlines Establish $10 Million Agtech Innovation Fund

Bayer and Trendlines have established the Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund, with a $10 million investment from Bayer.

Metabolic Robots Receives U.S. Patent for On-Demand Poultry Feeding System

date 08-April-2016
Metabolic Robots Receives U.S. Patent for On-Demand Poultry Feeding System

Metabolic Robots announced it received a U.S. patent for its advanced poultry-feeding system.

AquiNovo CEO Nissim Chen Interviewed on Israel Daily TV (Video)

AquiNovo CEO Nissim Chen Interviewed on Israel Daily TV (Video)

AquiNovo CEO Nissim Chen discusses the company’s growth enhancers for farmed fish in this interview aired on Israel Daily TV.

Steak TzarTzar Featured in G Magazine

Steak TzarTzar Featured in G Magazine

Globes’ G Magazine published the series, Food-Tech: The Future of Food. Steak TzarTzar was among the featured companies.

Saturas CEO Anat Halgoa Solomon Appears on Israel Daily TV (Video)

Saturas CEO Anat Halgoa Solomon Appears on Israel Daily TV (Video)

Saturas CEO Anat Halgoa Solomon discusses the company’s miniature stem water potential sensor in this interview on Israel Daily TV.

Successful Field Trial Results for EdenShield’s GateKeeper System Precedes Sales in Israel

Successful Field Trial Results for EdenShield’s GateKeeper System Precedes Sales in Israel

EdenShield is pleased to announce positive field trial results (Hebrew) from an independent study conducted by a contract research organization using the GateKeeper system on greenhouse tomatoes in Italy.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2016

Saturas raises $1 million … ApiFix wins $25,000 grant … Trendlines signs agreement with B.Braun … Trendlines appears in the media … Enjoy the Showcase highlights …

Trendlines Agtech CEO & Portfolio Companies Featured in The Marker Magazine

Trendlines Agtech CEO & Portfolio Companies Featured in The Marker Magazine

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish and several Trendlines Agtech portfolio companies are featured in The Marker Magazine article, “The Place at the Center of the Table.”

Trendlines Featured in The Marker

Trendlines Featured in The Marker

Trendlines Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger was interviewed by the Hebrew-language business newspaper, The Marker.

Trendlines Featured in the News — in Asia

Trendlines Featured in the News — in Asia

News about Trendlines appeared in a number of Asian publications.

Saturas Completes $1 Million Finance Round

date 24-February-2016
Saturas Completes $1 Million Finance Round

Saturas, a precision-agriculture company developing a miniature stem water potential (SWP) sensor, recently announced the completion of a $1 million investment round.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter February 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter February 2016

… Trendlines Labs signs agreement … Leviticus to present at Microsoft Think Next … Welcome Yuval Almougy … Congrats Sol Chip … Save the Date for AgriVest … CannaTech special offer …

Trendlines, IonMed & ApiFix Featured in NextInsight

Trendlines, IonMed & ApiFix Featured in NextInsight

NextInsight published a series of articles about Trendlines and its portfolio companies.

Fast Company Names Sol Chip One of the “Most Innovative Companies 2016”

Fast Company Names Sol Chip One of the “Most Innovative Companies 2016”

Congratulations Sol Chip. The company appears on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2016 list.

Singapore & 6th Annual Showcase in Times of Israel

Singapore & 6th Annual Showcase in Times of Israel

” … top Singaporean investors and business officials were in Israel to attend the Annual Company Showcase of The Trendlines Group.”

Nitza Kardish: “The Great Challenge Facing Humanity — and the Israel Connection”

date 26-January-2016
Nitza Kardish: “The Great Challenge Facing Humanity — and the Israel Connection”

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish wrote this for ynet.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2016

… A “stellar year” for Trendlines … ApiFix founder appears in the media … Gordian goes to Japan … Successful results for EdenShield … Congrats to GreenSpense … ViAqua in the media …

Highlights from 2015: A Stellar Year

Highlights from 2015: A Stellar Year

Last year marked a stellar year for Trendlines. We are pleased to share highlights of the many achievements and accomplishments from 2015.

Spotlight On: Delivering Protein from Edible Insects

date 10-January-2016
Spotlight On: Delivering Protein from Edible Insects

High-protein food from sustainable sources and at affordable costs is needed to feed a growing world population. Steak TzarTzar has taken up the challenge.

Meet Our 10 Showcase Companies: 6th Annual Company Showcase

Meet Our 10 Showcase Companies: 6th Annual Company Showcase

Meet our 10 medical and agritech companies presenting at the 6th Annual Company Showcase — January 27, 2016, Shefayim Conference Center.

GreenSpense Nabs Prestigious New Product Innovation Award

date 21-December-2015
GreenSpense Nabs Prestigious New Product Innovation Award

GreenSpense, a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group, received the Sustainable Packaging New Product Innovation Award on November 17, 2015, at the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Excellence in Best Practices Awards in Frankfurt, Germany.

The Trendlines Group Update December 2015

The Trendlines Group Update December 2015

… Saviva Capital commits $9.2 million … Trendlines goes public … Leviticus reports successful study … Congrats to Enolog … Register for our 6th Annual Showcase … Happy 2016 …

ViAqua Featured in Article on Innovative Research

date 12-December-2015
ViAqua Featured in Article on Innovative Research

ViAqua CEO Shai Einbinder explains how shrimp respond to the transition from the open sea to crowded fisheries.

Sol Chip CEO Shani Keysar Featured in Merck’s Pro Magazine

Sol Chip CEO Shani Keysar Featured in Merck’s Pro Magazine

Shani Keysar, founder and CEO of Sol Chip, was featured in the article, “The Promised Land,” in the Merck publication, Pro.

Trendlines Agtech Hosts “Open Day” (Open House)

date 01-December-2015
Trendlines Agtech Hosts “Open Day” (Open House)

Dozens of participants attended the Trendlines Agtech “open day” (open house), Entrepreneurship, Technology & Agriculture, on November 24.

Enolog Technologies Takes 2nd Place in Prestigious Israeli GITR Contest

date 15-November-2015
Enolog Technologies Takes 2nd Place in Prestigious Israeli GITR Contest

Out of the many companies that applied, only eight companies (two in each of four categories) were chosen for the final round to take place on November 17, 2015.

Nitza Kardish Weighs in on the Future of Food in Forbes

date 15-November-2015
Nitza Kardish Weighs in on the Future of Food in Forbes

Food experts are all but certain that we’ll soon be forced to find substitutes for our limited sources of animal protein. The solution, it turns out, is right under our noses and is already a familiar staple in parts of the developing world: bugs.

The Trendlines Group Update November 2015

The Trendlines Group Update November 2015

… Trendlines in strategic agreement with B. Braun … Gordian Surgical raises nearly $1 million … Leviticus is ISO certified … Nitza Kardish shares impressions from World Agri-Tech …

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish at World Agri-Tech Investment Summit

date 08-November-2015
Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish at World Agri-Tech Investment Summit

“For me, it was very interesting to see what a central place Israel is taking in this industry and how much we have to share with others.”

Catalyst AgTech Mentioned in Times of Israel Article

date 15-October-2015
Catalyst AgTech Mentioned in Times of Israel Article

Catalyst AgTech, one of Impact First’s investments, was mentioned in this Times of Israel article on impact investing.

Who Moved My Tomato?

Who Moved My Tomato?

Articles on food security or the looming global food crisis generally state that by 2050 we will need to produce enough food to feed 9.7 billion people (UN Population Division). Recently, I felt we got a “taste” (so to speak) of what the actual crisis could look like.

The Trendlines Group Update October 2015

The Trendlines Group Update October 2015

… ElastiMed receives $1 million investment … Watch our updated video … EdenShield to exhibit at ABIM … Valentis CEO to speak at Agrinnovation … Nitza Kardish a panelist at World Agri-Tech …

The Trendlines Group Update September 2015

The Trendlines Group Update September 2015

… Trendlines Medical wins government tender … Trendlines Labs signs agreement … ApiFix expands activities … Saturas is Start-Up of the Week … BioFishency releases new video …

Sol Chip One of EE Times Silicon 60

Sol Chip One of EE Times Silicon 60

Sol Chip was named one of 2015’s “start-ups to watch” by EE Times.

Saturas Named Start-Up of the Week

date 01-September-2015
Saturas Named Start-Up of the Week

Ha’aretz featured Saturas was featured as its Start-Up of the Week.

Sol Chip Technology Integrated into IoT Platform

Sol Chip Technology Integrated into IoT Platform

Sol Chip’s solar batter will be integrated into smart street lights from Gaash Lighting.

The Trendlines Group Update August 2015

The Trendlines Group Update August 2015

Sol Chip raises $5 million … Endobetix receives patent … Saturas in ISRAEL21c … Welcome Neopterix … Join the Agtech Nation …

Sol Chip Raises $5 Million

date 09-August-2015
Sol Chip Raises $5 Million

The company’s solar battery is designed to replace batteries in portable electronic devices.

Saturas Featured in ISRAEL21c

Saturas Featured in ISRAEL21c

Portfolio company Saturas is among five companies in this ISRAEL21c profile that is “using sophisticated technology to fine-tune irrigation … in the face of widespread water scarcity.”

The Trendlines Group Update July 2015

The Trendlines Group Update July 2015

… Spotlight on enteral feeding … Welcome Haptio … Trendlines Agtech exhibits in South Korea … Updated Trendlines Agtech brochure …

Trendlines Agtech at 6th AgriBio Expo 2015, Seoul, South Korea

Trendlines Agtech at 6th AgriBio Expo 2015, Seoul, South Korea

Trendlines Agtech was among the Israeli companies invited by the Korean Agriculture Ministry to exhibit at the 6th International AgriBio Expo in Seoul, South Korea, July 14 to 16.

Trendlines Agtech “Cultivates the Next Wave”

Trendlines Agtech “Cultivates the Next Wave”

Young professionals in the agritech space met with representatives of Trendlines Agtech and its portfolio companies.

The Trendlines Group Update June 2015

The Trendlines Group Update June 2015

… Successful Q1 for ETView … ApiFix reaches milestone … new CEO for OrthoSpin … AgriVest videos on YouTube … Saturas, Valentis, Virentes in the news …

AgriVest

AgriVest

More than 350 attendees joined entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts from around the world for the 3rd AgriVest Conference on April 27, 2015.

Nitza Kardish, Dovy Segev To Present at Food in a New Era 2015

Nitza Kardish, Dovy Segev To Present at Food in a New Era 2015

Nitza Kardish and Dovy Segev will present at Food in a New Era 2015, June 15-16.

AgriVest 2015 in the News

AgriVest 2015 in the News

News items about the 3rd AgriVest conference on April 27, 2015, which attracted 350 attendees from 15 countries.

Nitza Kardish a Panelist at Pioneers 2015 Thought Leader Meeting

Nitza Kardish a Panelist at Pioneers 2015 Thought Leader Meeting

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish is a panelist at this year’s Pioneers Thought Leader Meeting on Energy & Environment. … BioFishency CTO Igal Magen will present the Company’s aquaculture water treatment system at the conference.

Saturas Featured in Kav L’Moshav

Saturas Featured in Kav L’Moshav

The tiny stem water potential sensor from Saturas was the subject of a feature article in Kav l’Moshav, a Hebrew-language trade publication.

The Trendlines Group Update May 2015

The Trendlines Group Update May 2015

ST Stent completes $450,000 raise … IFI invests in Catalyst AgTech … Endobetix is a Red Herring Europe Top 100 finalist … Metabolic Robots announces additional sales …

MiRobot Mentioned in ChannelNews Asia Article

MiRobot Mentioned in ChannelNews Asia Article

ChannelAsia News featured robotic milking technology from MiRobot in this article about Israeli dairy tech.

Todd Dollinger in the Financial Times: “We Do Best When We Partner”

Todd Dollinger in the Financial Times: “We Do Best When We Partner”

The huge surge of China’s outbound investment is increasingly targeting brands and technology that China lacks in its home market, with private and state companies ponying up cash.

Virentes and Valentis in Forbes Israel Article

Virentes and Valentis in Forbes Israel Article

Two Trendlines Agtech companies, Virentes and Valentis Nanotech, are among the eight companies featured in this Forbes Israel article about solving the global food crisis.

Metabolic Robots Receives New Orders from Strategic Partners

Metabolic Robots Receives New Orders from Strategic Partners

After very successful test results of its on-demand poultry-feeding system, Metabolic Robots received additional orders from two large strategic partners.

Impact First Investments Announces Investment in Catalyst AgTech

Impact First Investments Announces Investment in  Catalyst AgTech

Impact First Investments (IFI) announced an investment in Catalyst AgTech, developers of a technology that minimizes the environmental impact of agrochemicals.

Israeli Agritech Blossoms at Third International Agrivest Conference in Israel

Israeli Agritech Blossoms at Third International Agrivest Conference in Israel

Hundreds of investors and global agriculture experts from 20 countries attend AgriVest 2015 — showcasing the potential for investment in Israeli agricultural technology.

Valentis Nanotech among 10 Israeli Companies at Imaginenano 2015

Valentis Nanotech among 10 Israeli Companies at Imaginenano 2015

Valentis featured in this Israel 21c article about Israeli companies exhibiting at Imaginenano 2015, Europe’s largest nanotech conference.

Nitza Kardish Interviewed on Israeli News

Nitza Kardish Interviewed on Israeli News

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish was interviewed about agriculture in Israel on the news program Friday at Five.

Meet the Keynote Speaker at AgriVest 2015

date 21-April-2015
Meet the Keynote Speaker at AgriVest 2015

The Agrivest opportunity: Hear from Israeli innovators, hear experts from the international agritech community, meet and network with investors and players in agritech.

The Trendlines Group Update April 2015

The Trendlines Group Update April 2015

… Leviticus raises $1.5 million … Our feature in Globes magazine … Trendlines brochure now in Chinese … See us at Biomed … BioFishency in Fish Farmer … Sarai Kemp in AgFunder News …

Meet the 12 Presenting Companies at AgriVest 2015

Meet the 12 Presenting Companies at AgriVest 2015

The AgriVest opportunity: Hear from 12 early-stage Israeli companies on the cutting-edge of agricultural technology.

Lenore Shoham Answers 6 Questions about Screening Applications at Trendlines Agtech

Lenore Shoham Answers 6 Questions about Screening Applications at Trendlines Agtech

Lenore Shoham, VP, New Ventures, Trendlines Agtech, screens hundreds of inquiries new agricultural technologies. What does she look for?

3rd International AgriVest Conference to Showcase Potential for Investment in Agricultural Technology

3rd International AgriVest Conference to Showcase Potential for Investment in Agricultural Technology

AgriVest, a partnership between Israel’s Ministry of Economy, Trendlines Agtech, and GreenSoil Investments will be held at the Weizmann Institute of Science on April 27, 2015.

Meet the 13 Expert Panelists at AgriVest 2015

date 12-April-2015
Meet the 13 Expert Panelists at AgriVest 2015

The Agrivest opportunity: Hear from Israeli innovators, hear experts from the international agritech community, meet and network with investors and players in agritech.

Trendlines Featured in AgFunder News

date 27-March-2015
Trendlines Featured in AgFunder News

Trendlines Agtech VP Business Development Sarai Kemp: “Entrepreneurs are ‘taking the knowledge’ learned from innovations in IT and healthcare and applying it to agriculture.

Trendlines Agtech & Trendlines Featured in G Magazine (Globes)

Trendlines Agtech & Trendlines Featured in G Magazine (Globes)

Trendlines Agtech, portfolio companies, and Trendlines are the subject of this feature article in G magazine.

The Trendlines Group Update March 2015

The Trendlines Group Update March 2015

.. See the action at our Showcase … See our updated Trendlines brochure … Save with early-bird registration for AgriVest 2015 … Conferences, summits, events, and more…

BioFishency in Lux Research Report about Aquaculture Boom

BioFishency in Lux Research Report about Aquaculture Boom

Portfolio company BioFishency is mentioned in this report from Lux Research about the fast-growing aquaculture market (the “Blue Revolution”).

Trendlines “Plans To Take Its Incubator Model to China”

Trendlines “Plans To Take Its Incubator Model to China”

Times of Israel: “The Trendlines Group, specializing in medical devices and agritech, plans to take its incubator model, IP knowledge to China.”

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