The Trendlines Group Trendletter December 2016


Creating & Developing Companies To Improve the Human Condition


ApiFix and Gordian Surgical complete raises … Steve and Todd to speak in Florida and China  … CoreBone appears in Israel 21c … SolChip featured in People & Computers …


Good luck to our 8 portfolio companies at the
The Trendlines China Road Show
18-22 December 2016 | Beijing, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen
See event details.

An interview with Steve Rhodes appeared in The Motley Fool.

On 17 December, Todd Dollinger will address Israeli entrepreneurship at the Shoushan Wealth Management Group’s annual client conference in Beijing. … In early January, Todd will be at the J.P. Morgan event in San Francisco. … On 30-31 January 2017, Todd will present Trendlines to the investment community at the Noble Financial Small Cap and Emerging Growth Investor Conference in Boca Raton, Florida.

Steve Rhodes will speak at the Scaling New Heights Asia Investment Forum in Shenzhen, China, on 6 January 2017.

All our brochures are now available in Chinese (PDFs).

Trendlines brochure in ChineseTrendlines Medical ChineseTrendlines Medical
Trendlines 医疗
Agtech Chinese brochureTrendlines Agtech
Trendlines 农业科技
Labs ChineseTrendlines Labs Trendlines 实验室


It’s a 1st for Trendlines*
at the 7th Annual Trendlines Showcase | 29 March 2017
Hagan b’Shefayim (Kibbutz Shefayim)

Apply to register.
*Our 1st Showcase in March!



Apifix logo

Congratulations! B. Braun invested $2.8 million in ApiFix’s $5 million B round financing. In other news … the Company named Daphna Zaaroor, M.D., as clinical and QA director and Jubran Elfar as production manager.


Gordian Surgical logo

Congratulations! Gordian Surgical raised $2.25 million to start marketing and distribution. This raise follows on the heels of FDA clearance for the TroClose1200. In other news … Stav Ben Shahar joined the Company as its new operations manager.

In the Media

  • CoreBone in Israel21c (“Growing new bone from corals raised in the Israeli desert”)
  • BioSight in Globes English (“BioSight reports positive leukemia drug trial”)

Welcome! Barak Singer (below) joined the Trendlines Medical team as VP Business Development.

Barak Singer, VP Business Development, Trendlines Medical

Barak Singer, VP Business Development, Trendlines Medical

Tandem Technologies recently completed two new videos, one about the Tandem Snare™ product; the other, a tissue removal study. The Tandem Snare product video is also available in Chinese.



ProArc CEO Shai Golan OrthoSpin CEO Oren Cohen

ProArc CEO Shai Golan (left) and OrthoSpin CEO Oren Cohen (right) present at Techcode Israel:
China Innovation Center’s opening event in Tel Aviv on 6 December 2016.

More news …
Follow @TrendlinesMed on Twitter.


SolChip was featured in the People & Computers article, “Sol Chip Presents Its Revolutionary Solar Solution for Precision Agriculture.”

Lim Eng Seng has been named the the new chairman of ViAqua Therapeutics.

Welcome! Jonathan Henen (below) is the new VP Trendlines Agtech, Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund.

Jonathan Henen, VP Trendlines Agtech, Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund

Jonathan Henen

Hargol FoodTech CEO Dror Tamir reports the Company’s new growing facility is “the world’s first commercial-scale climate-controlled facility” for growing grasshoppers (below). The Company expects to initiate sales and to begin fulfilling orders during Q1 2017.

Hargol FoodTech grasshoppers in growing facility

More news … 


Trendlines Medical Singapore artist rendering

Artist’s rendering of the Trendlines Medical Singapore offices in the Launchpad@One North complex.

Eric Loh, CEO of Trendlines Medical Singapore, reports that “construction is underway on the Company’s new 480 sq. m (~5,200 sq. ft.) offices in Launchpad@One North, a start-up hub managed by a Singaporean government agency.” The Launchpad complex is close to the National University of Singapore, National University Hospital, and other research institutes.

Eric expects construction to be completed in early January, with the incubator’s official opening in February.

More news … 

If you are a passionate entrepreneur with an exciting new idea or product in medical or agriculture/food technologies, we want to hear from you.

Happy holidays 2016 from The Trendlines Group -- Trendlines holiday card 2016

Happy Holidays from The Trendlines Group