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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.”

The Trendlines Group Update February 2015

The Trendlines Group Update February 2015

… Save April 27 for AgriVest … 2014: a year of achievements … On the road with Trendlines Medical … Showcase photo gallery … Welcome Enology Wise Tech … Happy Chinese New Year …

5th Annual Trendlines Company Showcase

5th Annual Trendlines Company Showcase

Our largest Showcase ever: Keynote speaker Jon Medved of OurCrowd, 7 expert panelists, 13 medical and agritech companies, and 350 attendees.

Sol Chip Wins Most Innovative Israeli Start-Up at iNNOVEX 2015

date 09-February-2015

Sol Chip was selected from 180 Israeli start-ups as the “Most Innovative Israeli Start-Up“at iNNOVEX Disrupt 2015.

2014: A Year of Achievements

2014: A Year of Achievements

It’s that time of year again. We’re taking a look back at six standout achievements from 2014.

Saturas Featured in Water & Irrigation

date 04-February-2015
Saturas Featured in Water & Irrigation

The miniature stem water potential sensor from Saturas was featured in the Hebrew-language trade magazine Water & Irrigation.

The Trendlines Group Update January 2015

The Trendlines Group Update January 2015

… EdenShield raises $1 million … Welcome OrthoSpin … Eran Feldhay attends J.P. Morgan conference … Saturas completes successful trial … Calling Israeli agritech and food companies …

Meet Our 13 Showcase Companies: 5th Annual Company Showcase

Meet Our 13 Showcase Companies: 5th Annual Company Showcase

Meet our 13 medical and agritech companies presenting at the 5th Annual Company Showcase — January 28, 2015, Shefayim Conference Center.

Saturas Completes Successful Field Trials of Its Stem Water Potential Sensor

date 13-January-2015
Saturas Completes Successful Field Trials of Its Stem Water Potential Sensor

Saturas conducted successful initial field trials of its embedded stem water potential (SWP) sensor on peach and citrus trees.

AgriVest 2015 Call for Companies

AgriVest 2015 Call for Companies

Calling all early-stage Israeli food and agritech companies! AgriVest 2015 is your opportunity to present to leading agritech industry players and investors.

Nitza Kardish Participates in International Agritech Conferences

date 08-January-2015
Nitza Kardish Participates in International Agritech Conferences

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish is a panelist and speaker and agritech conferences in January and February.

Meet Our 7 Expert Panelists: 5th Annual Company Showcase

Meet Our 7 Expert Panelists: 5th Annual Company Showcase

Meet our 7 expert panelist for our 5th Annual Company Showcase — January 28, 2015, Shefayim Conference Center.

EdenShield Raises Over $1 Million

date 06-January-2015
EdenShield Raises Over $1 Million

EdenShield completes $1 million raise, led by OurCrowd.

Portfolio Companies among 12 Disruptive Technologies

date 05-January-2015
Portfolio Companies among 12 Disruptive Technologies

Trendlines portfolio companies ApiFix, CoreBone, Sol Chip, and Virtual Ports received a mention in Israel21c’s look at disruptive technologies to watch in 2015.

OurCrowd’s Jon Medved Is Keynote Speaker at Our 5th Annual Showcase

OurCrowd’s Jon Medved Is Keynote Speaker at Our 5th Annual Showcase

Named “2014 Person of the Year” by CrowdFund Beat, Jon Medved, founder and CEO of OurCrowd, is the keynote speaker at our 5th Annual Company Showcase, January 28, 2015.

Valentis’ Nanocrystalline Cellulose Technology in RSC Advances

date 21-December-2014
Valentis’ Nanocrystalline Cellulose Technology in RSC Advances

Valentis’ technology combines nanoparticles with cellulose nanocrystals (CNC), a biodegradable, transparent material made from plant pulp waste, to produce highly improved polymeric films with new functionality that can be tailored to specific applications and needs.

EdenShield Featured in OurCrowd Blog

date 20-December-2014
EdenShield Featured in OurCrowd Blog

OurCrowd mentioned EdenShield’s nontoxic natural insect control system on this post about Israel’s medical marijuana tech.

The Trendlines Group Update December 2014

The Trendlines Group Update December 2014

… Trendlines presents at the OurCrowd Global Summit … Why join an incubator? … Welcome Escala Medical … See Nitza Kardish at the Pioneers Festival … Sol Chip signs with Netafim …

Spotlight On: The “Seeds” of Automated Plant Grafting

date 14-December-2014

Robotic technology and a new grafting method under development by Virentes are poised to change the costly, labor intensive process of plant grafting. Yuval Fradkin, the company’s CEO, explains how his entrepreneurial idea “took root.”

Advanced MemTech Receives BIRD Investment

Advanced MemTech Receives BIRD Investment

Advanced MemTech will collaborate with a U.S. partner on a joint development project that addresses energy challenges. The project is one of five selected to receive a BIRD investment.

Sol Chip and Netafim Collaborate To Develop Unique Maintenance-Free Crop Monitoring Solution

Sol Chip and Netafim Collaborate To Develop Unique Maintenance-Free Crop Monitoring Solution

Sol Chip, a leader in solar-energy powering of electronic and mobile devices, and Netafim, the global leader in drip and micro-irrigation solutions, announced joint development of a hybrid, maintenance-free crop monitoring system.

Nitza Kardish Speaks at Pioneers Festival 2014

date 04-December-2014
Nitza Kardish Speaks at Pioneers Festival 2014

Nitza Kardish, CEO of Trendlines Agtech, and Shalom Nachshon, CEO of Catalyst AgTech, addressed a number of critical issues in agriculture during the panel session Deep Dive: Food for 9 Billion People – Agriculture 3.0 at the Pioneers Festival 2014.

BioFishency Featured in Israel Exporter

date 01-December-2014
BioFishency Featured in Israel Exporter

BioFishency together with Upgrade Solutions provide a complete, turnkey community fish farm solution, for the central farm and training center as well as for the satellite farms (backyard fish farms).

The Trendlines Group Update November 2014

The Trendlines Group Update November 2014

Video from awards ceremony honoring Trendlines Chairmen & CEOs … Omer Schalit-Cohen presenting at SpeedMind … Nitza Kardish presenting at Innovation in Agriculture workshop … and more news …

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