The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2016

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Creating & Developing Companies To Improve the Human Condition

THE 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  …


Ambu logoAmbu A/S, a Danish medical device company, is acquiring E.T.View Medical for $16 million. E.T.View develops and manufactures products that provide continuous visualization and ventilation of the airway during thoracic surgical procedures.

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Todd Dollinger and Steve Rhodes in TheEdgeInterviews with Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs Todd Dollinger and Steve Rhodes appeared in the media: DealStreet Asia, TheEdge Singapore, and Asia Fund Space.

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Trendlines received approval from Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist to invest in both medical and agtech companies at its headquarters in northern Israel.


News from Trendlines Medical

Our first Asia Road Show ended on 8 July. Seven companies presented at six events over five days in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Beijing. “Not only did we meet many investors and other potential partners,” remarked Trendlines Medical CEO Eran Feldhay, “but it was a great learning experience for everyone. … With true partnering between Trendlines and portfolio companies, we can create unbelievable synergies.” Read more (and see photo galleries here and on Facebook).

Road Show group in front of the Singapore Stock Exchange

The Trendlines Medical Road Show portfolio company CEOs and the Trendlines team in front of the Singapore Stock Exchange (l to r): Oren Cohen (OrthoSpin), Todd Dollinger (Trendlines), Michael Zilbershlag (Leviticus), Steve Rhodes (Trendlines), Shahar Millis (Fidmi Medical), Omer Zelka (ElastiMed), Andi Chai (Trendlines Medical), Edit Goldberg (Escala Medical), Shai Golan (ProArc Medical), Ziv Peer (Gordian Surgical), and Eran Feldhay (Trendlines Medical).

 

Asia Road Show networking -- Shenzhen -- July 2016

Portfolio company CEOs and event attendees networking after the road show event in Shenzhen, China.

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CoreBone CEO Ohad Schwartz will present at the XXI ACCIO Investment Forum in Barcelona, Spain, on 14 July, and Steve Rhodes will participate on the Life Sciences and Health Investors panel.
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Omeq Medical’s Lior Margalit pitched to Chinese investors in a virtual road show in Tel Aviv.
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Welcome to our newest company! OB Smart is developing a device for accurate measurement of cervical dilation and effacement. Ali Stern-Cohen is the CEO. … Ali joins Edit Goldberg (Escala Medical), Alice Roth (Enolog Technologies), and Lenore Shoham (InPlant Technologies) as our newest female entrepreneur.
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Israeli Radio interviewed Trendlines Medical CEO Eran Feldhay. Listen to the interview (Hebrew) or read the summary (English).
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ApiFix at Curvy Girls

ApiFix Chairman Ted Bird (l) and Sales & Marketing Manager Saar Wollach at the 3rd International CurvyGirls Convention in New York at the end of June. Curvy Girls is the international scoliosis peer support group. ApiFix was among the EnCourage sponsors of this year’s convention.

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News from Trendlines Agtech

Ophir Kiraly, VP Agricultural Technologies Trendlines Agtech

Welcome! Ophir Kiraly, VP Agricultural Technologies Trendlines Agtech

BioFishency completed the first installation of its all-in-one filtration system at a fish farm near Delhi, India.
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Sol Chip and Solariz started field tests of the wireless, solar-powered vertical agriculture solution in community gardens in Singapore.
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“The Great Challenge Facing Humanity — and the Israel Connection” by Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish appeared in Global AgInvesting.
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Nitza Kardish, F&A

The jury is in. Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish (center) stands next to Dutch Minister of Agriculture Martijn van Dam (center), other jury members, and members of N-Chroma, winning company of the first-round Pitching Competition at F&A Next (25 May).

In other conference news … In June, Nitza moderated a panel discussion (The Role of Accelerators and Incubators in the Agtech Industry) at GAI Agtech Week in San Francisco … In mid-September, Steve will participate on the panel Israel-St. Louis Connecting Two Leading Ag Innovation Ecosystems at the St. Louis Ag Innovation Showcase.

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