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The Secret of Success: Not Just Math and Science

date 27-July-2016
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The Secret of Success: Not Just Math and Science

Trendlines Medical CEO Eran Feldhay’s column appeared in People & Computers.

Steve Rhodes Interviewed in Asia Fund Space

Steve Rhodes Interviewed in Asia Fund Space

Trendlines listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange in November 2015 — “and the listco has never looked back,” explains Steve Rhodes, Trendlines Group Chairman and CEO.

Todd Dollinger Interviewed in DealStreetAsia

Todd Dollinger Interviewed in DealStreetAsia

Todd Dollinger, Trendlines Group Chairman and CEO, address “the role of agtech and medtech in its business model, its value to investors, and the international nature of Israeli start-ups.”

Agtech Companies miRobot and EdenShield Featured in NoCamels

date 19-July-2016
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Agtech Companies miRobot and EdenShield Featured in NoCamels

Trendlines Agtech portfolio companies miRobot and EdenShield are featured in this article in NoCamels.

Trendlines Establishes a Subsidiary in Singapore

date 18-July-2016
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Trendlines Establishes a Subsidiary in Singapore

Trendlines announced it has incorporated a subsidiary in Singapore, Trendlines Medical Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Vensica Medical Completes $500,000 Finance Round

date 18-July-2016
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Vensica Medical Completes $500,000 Finance Round

Vensica Medical announced the completion of a financing round of $500,000.

Interview with Steve Rhodes in NextInsight

Interview with Steve Rhodes in NextInsight

This interview with Trendlines Chairman & CEO Steve Rhodes originally appeared as part of the Singapore Exchange’s kopi-C: the Company brew series.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter July 2016

The Trendlines Group 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 …

Trendlines Featured in TheEdge Singapore

Trendlines Featured in TheEdge Singapore

Trendlines Group Chairman and CEO Steve Rhodes: “The main asset is the value of our portfolio companies. … We felt that by coming to Singapore, together with some of the companies, is a way to really let the market, in a sense, touch and feel the product.”

Sol Chip Powers Precision Agriculture with Solariz in Singapore

date 11-July-2016
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Sol Chip Powers Precision Agriculture with Solariz in Singapore

Sol Chip and Solariz recently began testing their wireless, solar-powered vertical agriculture solutions in Singapore.

Trendlines Road Show Featured in Media

Trendlines Road Show Featured in Media

In conjunction with the Trendlines Medical Asia Road Show events in Singapore and China, Trendlines was featured in the local media.

Interview with Todd Dollinger in Deal Street Asia

date 04-July-2016
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Interview with Todd Dollinger in Deal Street Asia

In an interview with DEALSTREETASIA, Todd Dollinger, joint chief executive and co-chairman of the Israeli Trendlines Group, shares his insights into agricultural technology, discussing its history and what led it to list in Singapore.

Trendlines Medical Asia Road Show 4-8 July 2016

Trendlines Medical Asia Road Show 4-8 July 2016

7 Companies. 5 Cities. 5 Days. Our 1st Trendlines Medical Asia Road Show is set for 4-8 July 2016.

Omeq Medical Pitches to Chinese Investors at Virtual Road Show

date 29-June-2016
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Omeq Medical Pitches to Chinese Investors at Virtual Road Show

Omeq Medical CEO Lior Margalit presented his company to about 50 Chinese investors sitting in three different cities via a conference call from an office on Tel Aviv’s trendy Rothschild Boulevard.

E.T.View Medical Ltd. To Be Acquired by Ambu A/S

date 22-June-2016
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E.T.View Medical Ltd. To Be Acquired by Ambu A/S

E.T.View Medical Ltd. (TASE: ETVW) signed a definitive agreement for its sale to Ambu A/S (CPH: AMBU-B), a Danish medical device company.

The Great Challenge Facing Humanity — and the Israel Connection

date 21-June-2016
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The Great Challenge Facing Humanity — and the Israel Connection

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish wrote this article for Global AgInvesting.

Feeding India with Fish

date 20-June-2016
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Feeding India with Fish

BioFishency, in cooperation with Israel’s UpGrade Solutions, successfully completed the first installation of its all-in-one filtration system at the Sultan Fish Farm near Delhi, India, as part of its effort to establish community fish farms. […]

Eran Feldhay Interviewed on Israeli Radio

date 19-June-2016
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Eran Feldhay Interviewed on Israeli Radio

Trendlines Medical CEO, Eran Feldhay, M.D., was interviewed on an Israeli radio station about start-ups in the country’s biomed industry.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter June 2016

… E.T.View Medical: 57% increase in Q1 2016 sales compared to Q1 2015 … Gordian starts first-in-human …Trendlines Bayer Fund scouts investments … Virentes method applied to pine trees …

Trendlines Featured in TheEdge Singapore

Trendlines Featured in TheEdge Singapore

TheEdge Singapore: “David Todd Dollinger, co-chairman and co-CEO of The Trendlines Group, has a formula for assessing fledgling businesses.”

Magdent Featured in ISRAEL21c

Magdent Featured in ISRAEL21c

Magdent’s new dental implant technology was featured in this ISRAEL21c article.

Lucky Number 11: Our 11th Year at Biomed

date 30-May-2016
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Lucky Number 11: Our 11th Year at Biomed

Last week marked our 11th year as an exhibitor at the annual Israeli life science event, IATI-Biomed.

Trendlines Agtech Featured in PC People & Computers

date 29-May-2016
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Trendlines Agtech Featured in PC People & Computers

The word “incubators” entered the realm of agriculture a few years ago, but since then it has developed into “growing” technologies. The Trendlines Group combines both fields.

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish a Jury Member at F&A Next

date 25-May-2016
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Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish a Jury Member at F&A Next

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish was a jury member at the Pitching Competition at F&A Next.

Gordian Surgical Begins First-in-Human Trials

date 25-May-2016
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Gordian Surgical Begins First-in-Human Trials

Portfolio company Gordian Surgical, recently began first-in-human (FIH) trials with its TroClose1200 ™, an innovative trocar with an integrated closure mechanism for the safe, easy, and effective suturing of incisions in the abdominal wall during laparoscopic surgery.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter May 2016

BioSight raises $13 million … Arcuro raises $670,000 … Be happy at Biomed 24-25 May … LapSpace Medical receives U.S. patent … Virentes reports dramatic yields …

Arcuro Medical Completes $670,000 Finance Round

date 17-May-2016
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Arcuro Medical Completes $670,000 Finance Round

Portfolio company Arcuro Medical announced that it completed an investment round of $670,000 from Chinese medical company Naton Medical Group and U.S. angels.

BioSight Raises $13 Million

date 16-May-2016
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BioSight Raises $13 Million

BioSight closed a $13 million financing round to fund a multi-center Phase IIb clinical trial for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) drug Astarabine.

Trendlines Featured in Article on “Israel’s Culture of Innovation”

date 03-May-2016
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Trendlines Featured in Article on “Israel’s Culture of Innovation”

The Trendlines incubation model and the Israeli entrepreneurial spirit are the subject of this article from Singapore’s Strait Times.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter April 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter April 2016

Bayer and Trendlines establish $10 million agtech innovation fund … Magdent raises $800,000 … Medical and Agtech CEOs appear on ILTV … Join us for a “happy” Biomed 24-25 May …

Bayer and Trendlines Establish $10 Million Agtech Innovation Fund

Bayer and Trendlines Establish $10 Million Agtech Innovation Fund

Bayer and Trendlines have established the Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund, with a $10 million investment from Bayer.

Metabolic Robots Receives U.S. Patent for On-Demand Poultry Feeding System

date 08-April-2016
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Metabolic Robots Receives U.S. Patent for On-Demand Poultry Feeding System

Metabolic Robots announced it received a U.S. patent for its advanced poultry-feeding system.

ApiFix Scoliosis Treatment Featured in MedTech Intelligence

date 05-April-2016
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ApiFix Scoliosis Treatment Featured in MedTech Intelligence

ApiFix was the subject of a MedTech Intelligence feature article: “Non-Fusion Alternative a Promising Treatment for Adolescent Scoliosis.”

Fidmi Medical Appears on Israel Daily TV

date 31-March-2016
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Fidmi Medical Appears on Israel Daily TV

Fidmi Medical CEO Shahar Millis describes the Company’s low-profile, enteral feeding device in this interview on Israel Daily TV.

Trendlines IPO Story Featured in Financial Post

date 29-March-2016
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Trendlines IPO Story Featured in Financial Post

In 2014, Trendlines tried to go public in Canada, but couldn’t find enough interest in the deal. Instead it decamped to the Singapore Stock Exchange. The reaction was straightforward: why not here and why over there.

Magdent COO Elad Yakobson Appears on Israel Daily TV (Video)

date 29-March-2016
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Magdent COO Elad Yakobson Appears on Israel Daily TV (Video)

Company COO Elad Yakobson describes Magdent’s healing cap for dental implants in this interview on Israel Daily TV.

Magdent Raises $800,000

date 28-March-2016
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Magdent Raises $800,000

Magdent announced the completion of a financing round totaling approximately $800,000 that the company will use to advance development and pursue marketing and sales.

AquiNovo CEO Nissim Chen Interviewed on Israel Daily TV (Video)

date 27-March-2016
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AquiNovo CEO Nissim Chen Interviewed on Israel Daily TV (Video)

AquiNovo CEO Nissim Chen discusses the company’s growth enhancers for farmed fish in this interview aired on Israel Daily TV.

Trendlines Visits Dalian, China

date 24-March-2016
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Trendlines Visits Dalian, China

Trendlines signed a cooperation agreement with Dalian, China.

Steak TzarTzar Featured in G Magazine

date 24-March-2016
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Steak TzarTzar Featured in G Magazine

Globes’ G Magazine published the series, Food-Tech: The Future of Food. Steak TzarTzar was among the featured companies.

Saturas CEO Anat Halgoa Solomon Appears on Israel Daily TV (Video)

date 22-March-2016
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Saturas CEO Anat Halgoa Solomon Appears on Israel Daily TV (Video)

Saturas CEO Anat Halgoa Solomon discusses the company’s miniature stem water potential sensor in this interview on Israel Daily TV.

Leviticus Cardio Interview Aired on Israel Daily (TV)

date 17-March-2016
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Leviticus Cardio Interview Aired on Israel Daily (TV)

Michael Zibershlag, CEO of Leviticus Cardio, was interviewed on Israel Daily TV.

Successful Field Trial Results for EdenShield’s GateKeeper System Precedes Sales in Israel

date 16-March-2016
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Successful Field Trial Results for EdenShield’s GateKeeper System Precedes Sales in Israel

EdenShield is pleased to announce positive field trial results (Hebrew) from an independent study conducted by a contract research organization using the GateKeeper system on greenhouse tomatoes in Italy.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter March 2016

Saturas raises $1 million … ApiFix wins $25,000 grant … Trendlines signs agreement with B.Braun … Trendlines appears in the media … Enjoy the Showcase highlights …

Trendlines Agtech CEO & Portfolio Companies Featured in The Marker Magazine

date 09-March-2016
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Trendlines Agtech CEO & Portfolio Companies Featured in The Marker Magazine

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish and several Trendlines Agtech portfolio companies are featured in The Marker Magazine article, “The Place at the Center of the Table.”

LapSpace Medical Receives CE Mark

date 08-March-2016
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LapSpace Medical Receives CE Mark

The inflatable laparoscopic retractor developed by LapSpace Medical leaps to commercialization stage with the CE Mark.

Trendlines Featured in The Marker

Trendlines Featured in The Marker

Trendlines Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger was interviewed by the Hebrew-language business newspaper, The Marker.

ApiFix Wins $25,000 in FDA-Funded Pediatric Medical Device Competition

date 01-March-2016
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ApiFix Wins $25,000 in FDA-Funded Pediatric Medical Device Competition

ApiFix was awarded a $25,000 grant for its innovative minimally invasive correction system for the treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS).

Trendlines Featured in the News — in Asia

date 29-February-2016
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Trendlines Featured in the News — in Asia

News about Trendlines appeared in a number of Asian publications.

Saturas Completes $1 Million Finance Round

date 24-February-2016
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Saturas Completes $1 Million Finance Round

Saturas, a precision-agriculture company developing a miniature stem water potential (SWP) sensor, recently announced the completion of a $1 million investment round.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter February 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter February 2016

… Trendlines Labs signs agreement … Leviticus to present at Microsoft Think Next … Welcome Yuval Almougy … Congrats Sol Chip … Save the Date for AgriVest … CannaTech special offer …

Leviticus Cardio Reports Successful Results — Will Present at Microsoft’s Think Next

date 18-February-2016
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Leviticus Cardio Reports Successful Results — Will Present at Microsoft’s Think Next

Leviticus Cardio reports positive results for its wireless energy transfer system. The company will present as part of Microsoft Israel’s Think Next™ conference on February 25.

Trendlines, IonMed & ApiFix Featured in NextInsight

date 17-February-2016
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Trendlines, IonMed & ApiFix Featured in NextInsight

NextInsight published a series of articles about Trendlines and its portfolio companies.

Fast Company Names Sol Chip One of the “Most Innovative Companies 2016”

date 16-February-2016
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Fast Company Names Sol Chip One of the “Most Innovative Companies 2016”

Congratulations Sol Chip. The company appears on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2016 list.

Trendlines Signs Collaboration Agreement with Japanese Multinational

date 11-February-2016
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Trendlines Signs Collaboration Agreement with Japanese Multinational

Trendlines in-house innovation center, Trendlines Labs, will develop innovative medical device products for manufacture and marketing by the Japanese multinational.

Singapore & 6th Annual Showcase in Times of Israel

date 28-January-2016
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Singapore & 6th Annual Showcase in Times of Israel

” … top Singaporean investors and business officials were in Israel to attend the Annual Company Showcase of The Trendlines Group.”

6th Annual Trendlines Company Showcase — 27 January 2016

6th Annual Trendlines Company Showcase — 27 January 2016

Our 6th Annual Company Showcase was our largest — over 400 attendees. See the highlights.

Nitza Kardish: “The Great Challenge Facing Humanity — and the Israel Connection”

date 26-January-2016
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Nitza Kardish: “The Great Challenge Facing Humanity — and the Israel Connection”

Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish wrote this for ynet.

The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2016

The Trendlines Group Trendletter January 2016

… A “stellar year” for Trendlines … ApiFix founder appears in the media … Gordian goes to Japan … Successful results for EdenShield … Congrats to GreenSpense … ViAqua in the media …

Spotlight On: Protecting the Kidneys in Hospitalized Patients

date 18-January-2016
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Spotlight On:  Protecting the Kidneys in Hospitalized Patients

About a third of patients hospitalized for heart failure suffer from kidney injury which results in worse outcomes and higher costs of hospitalized care.  When the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body’s […]

Highlights from 2015: A Stellar Year

date 18-January-2016
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Highlights from 2015: A Stellar Year

Last year marked a stellar year for Trendlines. We are pleased to share highlights of the many achievements and accomplishments from 2015.

Spotlight On: Drug Delivery for Bladder Diseases & Conditions

date 17-January-2016
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Spotlight On: Drug Delivery for Bladder Diseases & Conditions

Vensica Medical is developing a system to enhance drug delivery across the bladder wall for improved treatment. The system includes a catheter to deliver drugs into the bladder and applies ultrasound from an external source.

Spotlight On: A Blood Test for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

date 12-January-2016
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Spotlight On: A Blood Test for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

By 2030, more than 65 million people worldwide are expected to have Alzheimer’s or a related dementia. NeuroQuest is working on an objective, accurate, cost-effective and practical tool for early diagnosis that will considerably improve treatment options and clinical outcomes.

Spotlight On: Delivering Protein from Edible Insects

date 10-January-2016
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Spotlight On: Delivering Protein from Edible Insects

High-protein food from sustainable sources and at affordable costs is needed to feed a growing world population. Steak TzarTzar has taken up the challenge.

Meet Our 10 Showcase Companies: 6th Annual Company Showcase

Meet Our 10 Showcase Companies: 6th Annual Company Showcase

Meet our 10 medical and agritech companies presenting at the 6th Annual Company Showcase — January 27, 2016, Shefayim Conference Center.

Spotlight On: An Automated Control System for Wine Fermentation

date 28-December-2015
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Spotlight On: An Automated Control System for Wine Fermentation

The ancient art of winemaking meets the technological capabilities of the 21st century with Enolog’s automated system for reading, analyzing, and optimizing the fermentation of wine in the tank.

GreenSpense Nabs Prestigious New Product Innovation Award

date 21-December-2015
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GreenSpense Nabs Prestigious New Product Innovation Award

GreenSpense, a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group, received the Sustainable Packaging New Product Innovation Award on November 17, 2015, at the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Excellence in Best Practices Awards in Frankfurt, Germany.

NeuroQuest Featured in Israel21c

date 21-December-2015
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NeuroQuest Featured in Israel21c

Israeli biotech company NeuroQuest set to start U.S. clinical trial of its simple test to diagnose Alzheimer’s, the dreaded brain disorder in older at-risk individuals.

ApiFix Founder Yizhar Floman Appears in the Israeli Media (Video)

date 17-December-2015
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ApiFix Founder Yizhar Floman Appears in the Israeli Media (Video)

ApiFix Founder Prof. Yizhar Floman appeared on Israel Daily TV (ILTV).

The Trendlines Group Update December 2015

The Trendlines Group Update December 2015

… Saviva Capital commits $9.2 million … Trendlines goes public … Leviticus reports successful study … Congrats to Enolog … Register for our 6th Annual Showcase … Happy 2016 …

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