The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2018

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Creating & Developing Companies To Improve the Human Condition


… 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 …


  • 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.

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  • 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.


Now Funding Medical icon Now Funding Agtech icon

These medical companies are now funding: CorAlert, LapSpace Medical, liberDi, OrthoSpin, ProArc Medical.

These agtech companies are now funding: AquiNovo, EdenShield, MiRobot, Valentis, ViAqua Therapeutics.



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!

Register now button




Steve Rhodes in the IsraelCast studio

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 SPRINGnews magazine.

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


Call for companies -- World Agri-Tech Pitch Day

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.)

  • 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.


CoreBone CEO presents at China's CimiComp

liberDi CEO Hezi Tsoory presents during the CimiComp China Road Show

CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz (top) and liberDi CEO Hezi Tsoory (above) present at the CimiComp Road Show, 16-20 December, Shanghai and Zhuhai, China.


Agtech Nexus panel

Sharing our agtech passion at Agtech Nexus, 8 December, Dublin. From left: Trendlines Incubators Israel CEO Nitza Kardish, Yield Lab Europe General Partner Nicky Deasy, and moderator CEO and Managing Partner Radicle Growth Kirk Haney. What’s the Israel-Ireland agtech connection?


Plowing Together meet-up organized by

Bayer Crop Science’s Bernard Leroux (left), AquiNovo CEO Nissim Chen (with microphone), and Nitza Kardish (far right) at the meet-up, 3 December.

More news …

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

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