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 …

NEWS

  • ApiFix names a new CEO and a new chairman.
  • Welcome! AgroScout and Setbone Medical are our newest portfolio companies. Simcha Shore and Royi Kaufmann are the respective company CEOs.
  • Trendlines Labs names Nir Goldenberg as VP Business Development and Avshalom Shenhav as CTO.
Trendlines and Our Crowd logos

LAST 2 DAYS TO REGISTER for the Trendlines Tour, 30 January 2018, an OurCrowd Summit satellite event. The Tour is your opportunity to see Trendlines’ incubators first hand. (Registration closes 18 January 2018.)

 

B. Braun Senior VP Eric Samson (center, left) visits the Department of Urology at Singapore General Hospital, the clinical partner for the stress urinary incontinence (SUI) project and trial. Trendlines Labs developed the SUI device. Pictured (l to r): Trendlines Medical Singapore CEO Eric Loh, Senior Consultant, Dept. of Urology Dr. Ng Lay Guat, Eric Samson, Trendlines Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger, Consultant, Dept. of Urology Dr. Tricia Kuo, Senior Manager, Medical Technology Office, SingHealth Dr. Cheong Wai Chye.

B. Braun Senior VP Eric Samson (center, left) visits the Department of Urology at Singapore General Hospital, the clinical partner for the stress urinary incontinence (SUI) project and trial. Trendlines Labs developed the SUI device. Pictured (l to r): Trendlines Medical Singapore CEO Eric Loh, Senior Consultant, Dept. of Urology Dr. Ng Lay Guat, Eric Samson, Trendlines Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger, Consultant, Dept. of Urology Dr. Tricia Kuo, Senior Manager, Medical Technology Office, SingHealth Dr. Cheong Wai Chye.

AgriVest 2018 call for companies

Apply now to present at AgriVest.

AgriVest 2016 2nd place winner FieldIn raised $4 million!
AgriVest 2015 winner: “The effect of winning AgriVest was huge!”

Application deadline for the Best Agtech Start-Up Competition extended until 28 January 2018.
Don’t miss the opportunity!

AgriVest registration is open. Register early and save $30! Start-ups and students save even more!

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • ST Stent receives FDA clearance for its removable nasal stent.
  • YO Startups logoOnly 4 days remain on CoreBone’s ExitValley campaign — the company has raised $482,500.

IN THE MEDIA

  • Haaretz features 83-year-old inventor of Saturas sensor.
  • Hargol FoodTech was featured in Forward (“Are the fried locusts in my taco kosher?”) and onlife (“Hot trends worth adopting in the new year,” in Hebrew).
  • ElastiMed was featured in NoCamels.
Chairman and CEO Steve Rhodes (left) joins host Steven Shalowitz for his interview on the IsraelCast podcast.

Chairman and CEO Steve Rhodes (left) joins host Steven Shalowitz for his interview on the IsraelCast podcast.

 

CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz appears on Start-Up Stadium (interview in Hebrew).

 

Trendlines Medical Singapore appears in “Helping Medtech Startups to Flourish” in SPRINGnews magazine.

Trendlines Medical Singapore appears in “Helping Medtech Startups to Flourish” in SPRINGnews magazine.

Radicle Challenge

FINAL CALL $250,000 Radicle Challenge. Eight agtech companies to present on the Pitch Day (19 March), before the World Agri-Tech Summit. (Registration closes 19 January 2018.)

AT CONFERENCES

  • Trendlines Incubators Israel CEO Nitza Kardish will present Trendlines Agtech’s activities at the Migal Galilee Research Institute’s Annual Agriculture Conference, 14 February.
  • Trendlines Medical VP New Ventures Yuval Almougy is a judge at MedTech Raanana’s Pitch #5 Investor Event, 28 January.
  • Steve Rhodes is a panelist at the PadangSproutX agtech investing event in Singapore, 22 January.