Trendlines News

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.

Trendlines Establishes a Subsidiary in Singapore

Trendlines Establishes a Subsidiary in Singapore

Trendlines announced it has incorporated a subsidiary in Singapore, Trendlines Medical Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Vensica Medical Completes $500,000 Finance Round

Vensica Medical Completes $500,000 Finance Round

Vensica Medical announced the completion of a financing round of $500,000.

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.

Interview with Todd Dollinger in Deal Street Asia

Interview with Todd Dollinger in Deal Street Asia

In an interview with DEALSTREETASIA, Todd Dollinger, joint chief executive and co-chairman of the Israeli Trendlines Group, shares his insights into agricultural technology, discussing its history and what led it to list in Singapore.

Trendlines Medical Asia Road Show 4-8 July 2016

Trendlines Medical Asia Road Show 4-8 July 2016

7 Companies. 5 Cities. 5 Days. Our 1st Trendlines Medical Asia Road Show is set for 4-8 July 2016.

Omeq Medical Pitches to Chinese Investors at Virtual Road Show

Omeq Medical Pitches to Chinese Investors at Virtual Road Show

Omeq Medical CEO Lior Margalit presented his company to about 50 Chinese investors sitting in three different cities via a conference call from an office on Tel Aviv’s trendy Rothschild Boulevard.

E.T.View Medical Ltd. To Be Acquired by Ambu A/S

E.T.View Medical Ltd. To Be Acquired by Ambu A/S

E.T.View Medical Ltd. (TASE: ETVW) signed a definitive agreement for its sale to Ambu A/S (CPH: AMBU-B), a Danish medical device company.

The Great Challenge Facing Humanity — and the Israel Connection

The Great Challenge Facing Humanity — and the Israel Connection

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish wrote this article for Global AgInvesting.

Feeding India with Fish

Feeding India with Fish

BioFishency, in cooperation with Israel’s UpGrade Solutions, successfully completed the first installation of its all-in-one filtration system at the Sultan Fish Farm near Delhi, India, as part of its effort to establish community fish farms. […]

Eran Feldhay Interviewed on Israeli Radio

Eran Feldhay Interviewed on Israeli Radio

Trendlines Medical CEO, Eran Feldhay, M.D., was interviewed on an Israeli radio station about start-ups in the country’s biomed industry.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2016

… E.T.View Medical: 57% increase in Q1 2016 sales compared to Q1 2015 … Gordian starts first-in-human …Trendlines Bayer Fund scouts investments … Virentes method applied to pine trees …

Trendlines Featured in TheEdge Singapore

Trendlines Featured in TheEdge Singapore

TheEdge Singapore: “David Todd Dollinger, co-chairman and co-CEO of The Trendlines Group, has a formula for assessing fledgling businesses.”

Magdent Featured in ISRAEL21c

Magdent Featured in ISRAEL21c

Magdent’s new dental implant technology was featured in this ISRAEL21c article.

Lucky Number 11: Our 11th Year at Biomed

Lucky Number 11: Our 11th Year at Biomed

Last week marked our 11th year as an exhibitor at the annual Israeli life science event, IATI-Biomed.

Trendlines Agtech Featured in PC People & Computers

Trendlines Agtech Featured in PC People & Computers

The word “incubators” entered the realm of agriculture a few years ago, but since then it has developed into “growing” technologies. The Trendlines Group combines both fields.

Gordian Surgical Begins First-in-Human Trials

date 25-May-2016
Gordian Surgical Begins First-in-Human Trials

Portfolio company Gordian Surgical, recently began first-in-human (FIH) trials with its TroClose1200 ™, an innovative trocar with an integrated closure mechanism for the safe, easy, and effective suturing of incisions in the abdominal wall during laparoscopic surgery.

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 …

Arcuro Medical Completes $670,000 Finance Round

Arcuro Medical Completes $670,000 Finance Round

Portfolio company Arcuro Medical announced that it completed an investment round of $670,000 from Chinese medical company Naton Medical Group and U.S. angels.

BioSight Raises $13 Million

BioSight Raises $13 Million

BioSight closed a $13 million financing round to fund a multi-center Phase IIb clinical trial for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) drug Astarabine.

Trendlines Featured in Article on “Israel’s Culture of Innovation”

date 03-May-2016
Trendlines Featured in Article on “Israel’s Culture of Innovation”

The Trendlines incubation model and the Israeli entrepreneurial spirit are the subject of this article from Singapore’s Strait Times.

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.

Trendlines IPO Story Featured in Financial Post

date 29-March-2016
Trendlines IPO Story Featured in Financial Post

In 2014, Trendlines tried to go public in Canada, but couldn’t find enough interest in the deal. Instead it decamped to the Singapore Stock Exchange. The reaction was straightforward: why not here and why over there.

Magdent COO Elad Yakobson Appears on Israel Daily TV (Video)

Magdent COO Elad Yakobson Appears on Israel Daily TV (Video)

Company COO Elad Yakobson describes Magdent’s healing cap for dental implants in this interview on Israel Daily TV.

Magdent Raises $800,000

Magdent Raises $800,000

Magdent announced the completion of a financing round totaling approximately $800,000 that the company will use to advance development and pursue marketing and sales.

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.

Trendlines Visits Dalian, China

date 24-March-2016
Trendlines Visits Dalian, China

Trendlines signed a cooperation agreement with Dalian, China.

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.

Leviticus Cardio Interview Aired on Israel Daily (TV)

Leviticus Cardio Interview Aired on Israel Daily (TV)

Michael Zibershlag, CEO of Leviticus Cardio, was interviewed 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.”

LapSpace Medical Receives CE Mark

LapSpace Medical Receives CE Mark

The inflatable laparoscopic retractor developed by LapSpace Medical leaps to commercialization stage with the CE Mark.

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.

ApiFix Wins $25,000 in FDA-Funded Pediatric Medical Device Competition

ApiFix Wins $25,000 in FDA-Funded Pediatric Medical Device Competition

ApiFix was awarded a $25,000 grant for its innovative minimally invasive correction system for the treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS).

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 …

Leviticus Cardio Reports Successful Results — Will Present at Microsoft’s Think Next

date 18-February-2016
Leviticus Cardio Reports Successful Results — Will Present at Microsoft’s Think Next

Leviticus Cardio reports positive results for its wireless energy transfer system. The company will present as part of Microsoft Israel’s Think Next™ conference on February 25.

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.

Trendlines Signs Collaboration Agreement with Japanese Multinational

date 11-February-2016
Trendlines Signs Collaboration Agreement with Japanese Multinational

Trendlines in-house innovation center, Trendlines Labs, will develop innovative medical device products for manufacture and marketing by the Japanese multinational.

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.”

6th Annual Trendlines Company Showcase — 27 January 2016

6th Annual Trendlines Company Showcase — 27 January 2016

Our 6th Annual Company Showcase was our largest — over 400 attendees. See the highlights.

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.

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.

NeuroQuest Featured in Israel21c

date 21-December-2015
NeuroQuest Featured in Israel21c

Israeli biotech company NeuroQuest set to start U.S. clinical trial of its simple test to diagnose Alzheimer’s, the dreaded brain disorder in older at-risk individuals.

ApiFix Founder Yizhar Floman Appears in the Israeli Media (Video)

date 17-December-2015
ApiFix Founder Yizhar Floman Appears in the Israeli Media (Video)

ApiFix Founder Prof. Yizhar Floman appeared on Israel Daily TV (ILTV).

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 …

Spotlight On: Smart Compression Therapy

date 14-December-2015
Spotlight On: Smart Compression Therapy

Omer Zelka, CEO of ElastiMed, explains why the company’s technology is set to make a huge change in the compression therapy market.

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.

NeuroQuest to Begin US Clinical Validation Trials for Alzheimer’s Blood Test

date 10-December-2015
NeuroQuest to Begin US Clinical Validation Trials for Alzheimer’s Blood Test

NeuroQuest announced it has entered into an agreement with the University of California, San Diego for collecting and processing blood samples for its U.S. clinical validation trials.

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.

Trendlines IPO Completed with Strong Investor Interest

date 26-November-2015
Trendlines IPO Completed with Strong Investor Interest

Trendlines receives strong interest from investors during the road show; indications of interest from investors significantly exceeded the number of shares offered.

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 …

Welcome to Our New Board Members

date 08-November-2015
Welcome to Our New Board Members

We are pleased to welcome three new members to our board of directors.

Trendlines Enters Agreement with B. Braun

date 08-November-2015
Trendlines Enters Agreement with B. Braun

Trendlines has entered into a memorandum of understanding with B. Braun Melsungen AG, a world-leading health care supplier.

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