Trendlines News

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 …

ElastiMed Off to a Strong Start with $1 Million Investment

ElastiMed Off to a Strong Start with $1 Million Investment

ElastiMed announced it raised $1 million, which includes an investment from Pix Vine Capital, a Singapore-based investment house.

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 …

Eran Feldhay: “What We Can Learn from Recent Transactions in Biomed”

Eran Feldhay: “What We Can Learn from Recent Transactions in Biomed”

Recent multi-billion-dollar mergers and acquisitions in the pharmaceutical and medical device markets aren’t new, but we can learn about changes and trends in the industry from these transactions.

Trendlines Medical Wins Israeli Government Technology Incubator Tender

date 17-September-2015
Trendlines Medical Wins Israeli Government Technology Incubator Tender

The government of Israel announced that Trendlines Medical was awarded the franchise to continue to operate a government-franchised incubator in the Akko region, as it has done for the past eight years.

5 Things You Need To Know about “After the Holidays”

date 16-September-2015
5 Things You Need To Know about “After the Holidays”

Just when the rest of the Northern Hemisphere goes back to work after the long summer vacation, Israelis are quick to mention that some business activities or deadlines will have to wait until “after the holidays”. What holidays, you ask?

ApiFix “Fusionless Fix” Featured in Medtech Insight

date 14-September-2015
ApiFix “Fusionless Fix” Featured in Medtech Insight

The “fusionless technique for treating adolescent idiopathic scoliosis” from ApiFix was featured in MedTech Insight.

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 …

Trendlines Labs Signs Partnership Agreement with Rambam Health Care Campus

date 12-August-2015
Trendlines Labs Signs Partnership Agreement with Rambam Health Care Campus

Trendlines Labs will work with Rambam’s clinical leaders in infection control, endoscopy, urology, and other fields.

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.

Trendlines CEO Interviewed in Chinese Media

date 03-August-2015
Trendlines CEO Interviewed in Chinese Media

Todd Dollinger, Chairman and CEO of The Trendlines Group, was interviewed in the Chinese publication, Newspaper of Organization and Personnel.

Endobetix Awarded U.S. Patent

Endobetix Awarded U.S. Patent

Endobetix received a U.S. patent for its minimally invasive device to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity.

ApiFix: Start-Up of the Week (Haaretz)

ApiFix: Start-Up of the Week (Haaretz)

Haaretz chose ApiFix, developers of a minimally invasive device to correct adolescent scoliosis, as Start-Up of the Week.

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.”

Globes’ Start-Up of the Week: Fidmi Medical

Globes’ Start-Up of the Week: Fidmi Medical

Fidmi Medical was featured as the Globes ‘ Start-Up of the Week.

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 Medical and Portfolio CEOs on Israeli TV

Trendlines Medical and Portfolio CEOs on Israeli TV

Trendlines Medical and several portfolio companies were featured on the Israeli news magazine program, “HOT Magazine in the North” (Hebrew with English subtitles).

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.

ApiFix Reports “Substantial Reduction” of Scoliosis Curvature

ApiFix Reports “Substantial Reduction” of Scoliosis Curvature

ApiFix reports “substantial reduction” of scoliosis curvature at one-to-three year follow-up of 25 patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

Spotlight On: Safe Tube Feeding Device

Spotlight On: Safe Tube Feeding Device

The enteral feeding device from Fidmi Medical reduces many common complications associated with enteral nutrition (tube feeding) devices currently on the market. Fidmi’s device allows for easy insertion, replacement and removal, which substantially increases patient […]

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 2015

AgriVest 2015

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

ApiFix Reaches 50-Patient Milestone

ApiFix Reaches 50-Patient Milestone

ApiFix reached a 50-patient milestone with its minimally invasive adolescent idiopathic scoliosis device.

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.

Headway Makes International Waves in Singapore

Headway Makes International Waves in Singapore

Headway showcased its Occiflex treatment system at the quadrennial World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Congress in Singapore.

Our 10th Year at Biomed

Our 10th Year at Biomed

Last week’s 14th Biomed conference in Tel Aviv marked the 10th year Trendlines Medical exhibited at the annual event.

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.

S.T. Stent Completes $450,000 Raise

S.T. Stent Completes $450,000 Raise

S.T. Stent completed a $450,000 raise toward development of its removable nasal stent for use following sinus surgery.

ETView Reports Multi-Center Clinical Results for VivaSight

ETView Reports Multi-Center Clinical Results for VivaSight

ETView reports clinical evaluation results for VivaSight™ demonstrate significant reduction in associated fiberoptic bronchoscopy use, substantial economic benefit and improved procedure workflow.

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.

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 …

Leviticus Cardio Completes $1.5 Million Finance Round

Leviticus Cardio Completes $1.5 Million Finance Round

The raise will allow Leviticus to begin a first-in-man study of its unique Coplanar Energy System (CET).

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.

Trendlines CEO Comments on Israel’s Medical Device Industry

Trendlines CEO Comments on Israel’s Medical Device Industry

Todd Dollinger, Trendines Chairman and CEO, shares observations about Apple’s new ResearchKit and iPad apps — and their effect on the Israeli medical device scene.

Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show 2015 Wrap-Up

Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show 2015 Wrap-Up

Summing up the Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show, March 23-27, 2015. Company videos, TV interviews, photo galleries, and articles.

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”).

March 23-27, 2015: Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show

March 23-27, 2015: Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show

Join us as Trendlines Medical goes on the road (show) in the United States: 6 companies. 5 cities. 5 days. March 23-27.

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.

Spotlight On: Knee Repair Just Got Easier

date 04-January-2015
Spotlight On: Knee Repair Just Got Easier

Located inside the knee joint, the delicate meniscus is a C-shaped cartilage that acts as a shock absorber to cushion the knee. Arcuro Medical’s novel meniscus repair system is based on a technique in which the entire procedure is performed inside the joint space and requires just one entry into the joint. Read what motivated Lee Ranon, the Company’s CEO, to “fix” our knees.

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.

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