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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 …

Leviticus Cardio successfully completes long-term animal study

date 11-April-2018
Leviticus Cardio successfully completes long-term animal study

Leviticus Cardio successfully completed a long-term chronic animal study of its wireless power transfer for left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).

B. Braun Medical SAS announced as acquirer of Stimatix assets

date 09-April-2018
B. Braun Medical SAS announced as acquirer of Stimatix assets

B. Braun Medical SAS, a subsidiary company of the B. Braun Group, has acquired the assets of Stimatix, developers of low-profile colostomy management products.

ElastiMed chosen by Horizon 2020 to receive $1.6 million grant

date 03-April-2018
ElastiMed chosen by Horizon 2020 to receive $1.6 million grant

ElastiMed has been chosen to receive a grant from the Horizon 2020 program as a part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot.

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 …

liberDi featured in BioTuesdays

date 06-March-2018
liberDi featured in BioTuesdays

liberDi’s smart, portable, at-home dialysis system was featured in BioTuesdays.

Q&A with ZygoFix

date 06-March-2018
Q&A with ZygoFix

ZygoFix CEO Ofer Levy explains how the Company’s zLOCK system meets the market need for simpler, less invasive procedures to alleviate back pain.

OrthoSpin completes successful first in human

date 01-March-2018
OrthoSpin completes successful first in human

OrthoSpin completed a successful first-in-human case of its robotic external fixation system.

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 …

CoreBone is an “Israeli success story”

date 11-January-2018
CoreBone is an “Israeli success story”

CoreBone appeared as an “Israeli success story” on ynet, the Hebrew-language news site.

S.T. Stent receives FDA clearance

date 08-January-2018
S.T. Stent receives FDA clearance

S.T. Stent, developers of a removable stent for use following sinus surgery, receives FDA clearance.

ApiFix announces new leadership

date 02-January-2018
ApiFix announces new leadership

ApiFix names Ed Roschak as its new chairman and appoints industry veteran Paul Mraz as company president and CEO.

ElastiMed appears in NoCamels

date 31-December-2017
ElastiMed appears in NoCamels

ElastiMed was the subject of the No Camels article, “Israeli Startup’s ‘Smart’ Socks Set To Hit Market Next Year.”

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.

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 …

Magdent raises $1.75 million

date 04-December-2017
Magdent raises $1.75 million

Magdent completes a $1.75 million raise from angel investors, including a well-known industrialist.

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.

Trendlines Enters into MOU with Singapore’s National Healthcare Group

Trendlines Enters into MOU with Singapore’s National Healthcare Group

The purpose of the MOU is to establish a partnership and co-develop innovative healthcare solutions.

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 …

Exit #8 for Trendlines: MitrAssist

date 13-November-2017
Exit #8 for Trendlines: MitrAssist

Trendlines’ holdings in MitrAssist were sold to Wai Tech Holding Ltd.

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.

Vensica raises $2 million

date 03-October-2017
Vensica raises $2 million

Cogentix Medical invests $2 million in Vensica.

Fidmi Medical raises $2 million

date 26-September-2017
Fidmi Medical raises $2 million

Fidmi Medical received an investment of $2 million from B. Braun Melsungen AG.

ElastiMed raises $1 million

date 25-September-2017
ElastiMed raises $1 million

ElastiMed raised $1 million from a strategic investor, existing investors, new private investors, and the Israeli Innovation Authority.

Trendlines and Haier sign MOU

Trendlines and Haier sign MOU

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

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 …

ApiFix signs Canadian distribution agreement and completes first No. American cases

date 05-September-2017
ApiFix signs Canadian distribution agreement and completes first No. American cases

ApiFix announced it signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Joint Solutions Alliance Corp., a Canadian medical device and services distribution organization, and performed its first two cases in North America.

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.”

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 …

ApiFix receives Australian regulatory approval

date 09-August-2017
ApiFix receives Australian regulatory approval

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).

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).

3 portfolio companies win at Israel Innovation Authority event

date 02-August-2017
3 portfolio companies win at Israel Innovation Authority event

ApiFix, Gordian Surgical, and Magdent were among the 10 winning life science companies at the Israel Innovation Authority’s China Roadshow Networking Event.

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.

ApiFix Closes Spanish Distribution Deal with Acuna-Fombona

ApiFix Closes Spanish Distribution Deal with Acuna-Fombona

Following the distribution agreement, ApiFix performed first scoliosis correction surgery in Spain.

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.”

Trendlines Labs CEO Yosi Hazan interviewed on ILTV (video)

Trendlines Labs CEO Yosi Hazan interviewed on ILTV (video)

In this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV), Trendlines Labs CEO Yosi Hazan discusses sZone, a real-time hydration monitor developed by the Trendlines Labs team.

CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz interviewed on ILTV (Video)

CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz interviewed on ILTV (Video)

In this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV), CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz explains the advantanges of the company’s coral-based bone graft material.

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 …

Trendlines Medtech Open 2017 winner profiled in Times of Israel

Trendlines Medtech Open 2017 winner profiled in Times of Israel

The Times of Israel profiled Trendlines Medtech Open 2017 winner BiPS Health.

CorAlert CEO Amir Marmor interviewed on ILTV (Video)

CorAlert CEO Amir Marmor interviewed on ILTV (Video)

In this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV), CorAlert CEO Amir Marmor describes the Company’s noninvasive monitoring device for diagnosing heart failure.

Exit #7 for Trendlines: BioSight

Exit #7 for Trendlines: BioSight

Trendlines’ shares in portfolio company BioSight have been acquired by Arkin Bio Ventures Ltd.

Our 12th appearance at Biomed, 23-25 May 2017

Our 12th appearance at Biomed, 23-25 May 2017

This year marked our 12th appearance at MIXiii Biomed, the annual life science conference in Tel Aviv. See the photo gallery.

BiPS Health Wins Trendlines Medtech Open 2017

BiPS Health Wins Trendlines Medtech Open 2017

BiPS Health took first place in the Trendlines Medtech Open 2017. The company was chosen from among 50 competitors.

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 …

CoreBone Featured in Hamodia

CoreBone Featured in Hamodia

CoreBone was featured in “Growing New Bones” by Rhona Lewis.

Escala Medical CEO Edit Goldberg Interviewed on ILTV (Video)

Escala Medical CEO Edit Goldberg Interviewed on ILTV (Video)

Escala Medical CEO Edit Goldberg explains the Company’s nonsurgical approach to pelvic organ prolapse on Israel Daily TV (ILTV).

Gordian Surgical Doni Mayerfeld Interviewed on ILTV (Video)

Gordian Surgical Doni Mayerfeld Interviewed on ILTV (Video)

Gordian Surgical’s Marketing Director Doni Mayerfeld describes Gordian’s novel port closure system in this interview on Israel Daily TV (ILTV).

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 …

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.

Trendlines Labs to collaborate with Singapore General Hospital and SIIRD

Trendlines Labs to collaborate with Singapore General Hospital and SIIRD

Israeli innovator, along with Singapore hospital, is developing self-administered product to act as “shock absorber”

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

Trendlines Medtech Open 2017

Trendlines Medtech Open 2017

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

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.

Fidmi Medical in The Times of Israel

date 22-February-2017
Fidmi Medical in The Times of Israel

Fidmi Medical was featured in The Times of Israel article, “Israeli startup creates user-friendly, cost-saving feeding tube.”

VisiDome Appears in IATI Feature Article

date 21-February-2017
VisiDome Appears in IATI Feature Article

VisiDome is featured in the Israel Association of Technologies Industry (IATI) article, “Seeing Near and Far.”

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 …

Trendlines Celebrates Ten Years 2007-2017

Trendlines Celebrates Ten Years 2007-2017

We are marking our 10th anniversary this year!

Trendlines Featured in The Edge Singapore

Trendlines Featured in <em>The Edge Singapore</em>

Trendlines was featured in TheEdge Singapore.

Fidmi Medical in the Media during Feeding Tube Awareness Week

date 09-February-2017
Fidmi Medical in the Media during Feeding Tube Awareness Week

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

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 …

Fidmi Medical Featured in Israel21c

date 16-January-2017
Fidmi Medical Featured in Israel21c

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
ApiFix Featured in Israel21c

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

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.

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