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Agrivest Conference and Trendlines Featured in the Jerusalem Post

date 04-December-2013
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Agrivest Conference and Trendlines Featured in the Jerusalem Post

Israel’s burgeoning agricultural technology industry has the potential to become a global force to be reckoned with, agreed experts at the Agrivest conference.

Interview with Todd Dollinger in Chinese Global Times

date 25-November-2013
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Interview with Todd Dollinger in Chinese Global Times

Trendlines Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger was interviewed in the Chinese Global Times.

GreenSpense Wins 2 Awards at 2013 International Cleantech Open Ideas Competition

date 22-November-2013
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GreenSpense Wins 2 Awards at 2013 International Cleantech Open Ideas Competition

Congratulations GreenSpense! The company took 1st and 2nd place awards at the International Cleantech Open Ideas Competition in California.

The Trendlines Group Update November 2013

The Trendlines Group Update November 2013

… Teleflex acquires medical portfolio company Innolap … ApiFix completes 2nd financing round … GreenSpense to represent Israel at Int’l Cleantech Competition … more news …

Interview with Mitchell Presser and Nitza Kardish in Globes

date 21-November-2013
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Interview with Mitchell Presser and Nitza Kardish in Globes

In advance of Agrivest in December, Globes interviewed Mitchell Presser, founder of the private equity firm Paine & Partners, and Nitza Kardish, CEO of Trendlines Agtech.

Interview with Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish in Haaretz

date 20-November-2013
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Interview with Trendlines Agtech CEO Nitza Kardish in Haaretz

Back when she was studying at Mikveh Yisrael, Israel’s first agricultural school, Nitza Kardish wasn’t content doing the jobs that were normally reserved for the girls.

Agrivest 2013 – Trends and Investment Opportunities in Agritech

date 20-November-2013
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Agrivest 2013 – Trends and Investment Opportunities in Agritech

Agrivest 2013 is coming up December 3rd, and Israeli agritech companies will be there seeking out their strategic investor or partner.

Calling the Crowd: Trendines Companies Ready for Investment

date 19-November-2013
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Calling the Crowd: Trendines Companies Ready for Investment

For the first time ever, Trendlines joined with Our Crowd this fall to showcase four of our medical companies to investors in six U.S. cities.

Littlest Known High Tech in Israel — Agritech — Is Hottest Tech for Investors Now

date 18-November-2013
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Littlest Known High Tech in Israel — Agritech — Is Hottest Tech for Investors Now

Israel’s agritech industry is gaining notoriety now, even though the country has been leading the world in agriculture innovation for a century. December’s Agrivest conference offers industry professionals and investors the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in Israeli agritech.

Israel and China Should Cooperate on Food Security

date 14-November-2013
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Israel and China Should Cooperate on Food Security

Trendlines is attracting the “interest of Chinese business leaders,” especially in the agritech sector.

Agricultural Technology Will Save Humanity from Hunger

date 13-November-2013
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Agricultural Technology Will Save Humanity from Hunger

In advance of the Agrivest conference on December 3, an interview with Yehoyada Mandeel of Makhteshim Agan, who states: Only agricultural technology will save humanity from hunger.

LapSpace Medical Completes Raise

date 12-November-2013
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LapSpace Medical Completes Raise

LapSpace Medical completed a raise by private investors, Trendlines, and Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist.

Steve Rhodes Speaks at Investment Conference in Brazil

date 08-November-2013
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Steve Rhodes Speaks at Investment Conference in Brazil

Trendlines Chairman and CEO Steve Rhodes presents to 270 investors in Brazil during a reception for Israel’s Chief Scientist Avi Hasson.

Vision Restoration Conference – December 11, 2013

date 07-November-2013
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Vision Restoration Conference – December 11, 2013

Trendlines Medical is pleased to be a sponsor of the Vision Restoration Conference, organized by the Afeka Academic College of Engineering.

Don’t Add Gas: The Israeli Patent for Aerosols

date 06-November-2013
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Don’t Add Gas: The Israeli Patent for Aerosols

GreenSpense’s Eco-Sleeve eliminates compressed gas in aerosols paving the way for new, eco-friendly packaging.

Israeli Device Makes Abdominal Surgery Easier

date 29-October-2013
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Israeli Device Makes Abdominal Surgery Easier

LapSpace Medical’s unique retractor makes laparoscopic surgery easier and less traumatic.

农业投资参访暨年会2013年12月2-5日

date 27-October-2013
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农业投资参访暨年会2013年12月2-5日

今年(2013年) 12月2-5日将在以色列举行为期四日的独特参访,在此盛事中,参加者能一览以色列世界领先的农业科技,前往此次旅程的投资者将出席12月3日的研讨会。

农业投资之旅对投资者来说是个难得独特的机会,能见识到以色列最专业的农业创新技术,并与这些研发公司面对面谈话。

ApiFix Completes 2nd Financing Round

date 22-October-2013
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ApiFix Completes 2nd Financing Round

Spinal implant company ApiFix closed a second financing round of several million dollars.

ApiFix and IonMed among the 12 Most Amazing Israeli Medical Advances

date 15-October-2013
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ApiFix and IonMed among the 12 Most Amazing Israeli Medical Advances

Congratulations to portfolio companies ApiFix and IonMed. Israel21c chose their products as part of “the top 12 most amazing Israeli medical advances.”

Sol Chip One of 10 Israeli Technologies Changing the World

date 15-October-2013
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Sol Chip One of 10 Israeli Technologies Changing the World

Which Israeli start-ups that are truly changing the world? NoCamels picked 10 … among them Sol Chip.

During World Food Month Look Toward Israel

date 15-October-2013
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During World Food Month Look Toward Israel

As we commemorate World Food Month in October, there is much to be both sober and hopeful about.  About 870 million people are chronically undernourished worldwide.

Waiting for the Doctor? He’s Already Received Your Results

date 13-October-2013
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Waiting for the Doctor? He’s Already Received Your Results

SensoGo’s unique device for gait analysis collects data while the patient waits to see the doctor.

Leviticus Cardio Completes NIS 4 Million Raise

date 13-October-2013
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Leviticus Cardio Completes NIS 4 Million Raise

Israeli development makes life easier for cardiac patients

Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs Interviewed on Chinese TV

date 07-October-2013
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Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs Interviewed on Chinese TV

Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs share stories and insights in this wide-ranging interview on the Chinese TV show 500 GLOBAL.

The Trendlines Group Update October 2013

date 03-October-2013
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The Trendlines Group Update October 2013

In 2012, we began a strategic and creative rebranding process for Trendlines. As an outgrowth of this process, we consolidated our corporate units (Misgav Venture Accelerator, Mofet Venture Accelerator, Trendlines Labs) under a single, strong corporate name: Trendlines.

Chinese “Deal Accelerator” Puts the Spotlight on Trendlines

date 01-October-2013
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Chinese “Deal Accelerator” Puts the Spotlight on Trendlines

Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs presented 13 portfolio companies at the China-Israel Investment Symposium, which was sponsored by ZVCA, China’s largest technology hub.

InnoLap Surgical Microlaparoscopy Technology Acquired by Teleflex

date 01-October-2013
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InnoLap Surgical Microlaparoscopy Technology Acquired by Teleflex

InnoLap, a Trendlines portfolio company established in mid-2012, identifies unmet need in minimally invasive procedures.

Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show October 14-18

date 15-September-2013
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Trendlines Medical U.S. Road Show October 14-18

We take periodic U.S. road shows to showcase our medical and agritech companies. Join us for our October events.

Don’t Miss the Premier Agritech Industry Event This December: Agrivest 2013

date 11-September-2013
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Don’t Miss the Premier Agritech Industry Event This December: Agrivest 2013

This year’s Agrivest includes two opportunities: The Agrivest Tour (which includes attendance to the Agrivest Conference) and the Agrivest Conference.

Baxter Buys Urine Monitoring Co FlowSense for $9.5m

date 10-September-2013
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Baxter Buys Urine Monitoring Co FlowSense for $9.5m

The global healthcare company Baxter International (NYSE: BAX) acquired Trendlines portfolio company Flowsense Medical.

A Candid Discussion with Steve Rhodes

date 07-September-2013
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A Candid Discussion with Steve Rhodes

Steve Rhodes discusses Trendlines investment philosophy and the spirit of entrepreneurialism in Israel with Reza Akhlaghi of the Foreign Policy Association.

I Hear Dead People! New Voice-Cloning Technology Could Give New Life to Silenced Greats

date 04-September-2013
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I Hear Dead People! New Voice-Cloning Technology Could Give New Life to Silenced Greats

Ever wonder what it would be like if you could “talk” to your great-great-great-grandchildren?

Omeq Medical in Globes

date 04-September-2013
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Omeq Medical in Globes

Omeq Medical was named on the “6 captivating start-ups of the past year” by Globes.

100% Market Penetration!

date 01-September-2013
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100% Market Penetration!

Steve Rhodes, Trendlines Chairman and CEO, asks: “What is the only product that is consumed by 100% of consumers?”

GreenSpense Set To Take Gas Out of Aerosols

date 29-August-2013
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GreenSpense Set To Take Gas Out of Aerosols

Truth be told, the aerosol spray container hasn’t changed much in the last 60 years; that is, until now.

An Important Agritech Resource

date 29-August-2013
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An Important Agritech Resource

Read more about IsraelAgri, the important resource for Israel’s world-leading agritech community.

Breakout Investment Opportunity in Agricultural Technology — Agrivest

date 04-August-2013
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Agritechnology is the next breakout investment opportunity in Israel. The Agrivest conference in December 2013 brings together local and international investors, scientists, government officials, and start-ups to explore the opportunities, challenges and solutions facing the agritech investments.

Sol Chip’s Everlasting Solar Battery Featured in Media

date 25-July-2013
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Sol Chip’s Everlasting Solar Battery Featured in Media

Sol Chip’s Everlasting Solar Battery was the feature of a number of articles in the international and Israeli media.

IonMed Chairman Interviewed on Israeli TV

date 24-July-2013
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IonMed Chairman Interviewed on Israeli TV

Yoav Avidor, IonMed’s chairman, explains the company’s cold plasma technology on the popular Israeli news show London & Kirshenbaum.

Trendlines Medical Q3 2013 Update

date 23-July-2013
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Trendlines Medical Q3 2013 Update

Trendlines Medical – Misgav Q3 2013 update

Globes’ Start-Up of the Week: CoreBone

date 13-July-2013
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Globes’ Start-Up of the Week: CoreBone

When bone is missing, bone substitutes provide a very real scaffold. CoreBone’s coral-based bone graft substitute makes a very strong scaffold.

Advanced Mem-Tech’s Founders Awarded Innovative Applied Engineering Research Prize

date 11-July-2013
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Advanced Mem-Tech’s Founders Awarded Innovative Applied Engineering Research Prize

Congratulations to Professors Raphael Semiat and Moris Eisen, Mem-Tech’s founders. They received the Innovative Applied Engineering Research prize from the Technion.

Italians Say “Si” to Israeli Biomed

date 09-July-2013
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Italians Say “Si” to Israeli Biomed

Trendlines Medical and some of its companies were mentioned in this article about the 12th annual Biomed conference in Tel Aviv in June 2013.

Local Patriots

date 05-July-2013
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Local Patriots

Trendlines Chairmen and CEOs Steve Rhodes and Todd Dollinger were featured in this article in the Hebrew daily Yediot Karmiel.

Trendlines Agtech Q2 2013 Update

date 03-July-2013
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Trendlines Agtech Q2 2013 Update

Trendlines Agtech – Mofet Q2 2013 Update

MitrAssist Completes Raise of $1 Million

date 01-July-2013
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MitrAssist Completes Raise of $1 Million

MitrAssist’s $1 million raise went beyond their initial target.

Trendlines Portfolio Companies Take Two “Best Start-up of the Year” Awards

Trendlines Portfolio Companies Take Two “Best Start-up of the Year” Awards

For the second year in a row, Trendlines portfolio companies have won “Best Start-up of the Year,” an award presented by the Office of the Chief Scientist in Israel.

Sol Chip and ApiFix Win 2013 Best Incubator Graduates

Sol Chip and ApiFix Win 2013 Best Incubator Graduates

Congratulations to Sol Chip and ApiFix. They were named “best technology incubator graduates” by Israel’s Technological Incubators Program.

Trendlines To Raise NIS 300m Venture Capital Fund

date 24-June-2013
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Trendlines announced a new NIS 300 million venture capital fund, which will invest in medical devices and agtech companies.

LIKE from Breezy Relieves Bad Breath for at Least Four Hours

date 11-June-2013
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LIKE from Breezy Relieves Bad Breath for at Least Four Hours

Breezy’s LIKE product relieves bad breath for hours. It appeared on shelves in more than 650 Israel pharmacies and supermarkets.

Inspiro’s Smart Inhaler Featured in the Media

date 10-June-2013
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Inspiro’s Smart Inhaler Featured in the Media

Inspiro Medical’s Inspiromatic, invented by the father of a child with asthma, passes a critical clinical study. The company is now seeking development partners.

Minimally Invasive Treatment for People with Mitral Regurgitation Disorder

date 26-May-2013
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Minimally Invasive Treatment for People with Mitral Regurgitation Disorder

MitrAssist takes a unique “valve-in-valve” approach to treating mitral regurgitation.

The Trendlines Group Update May 2013

The Trendlines Group Update May 2013

The Trendlines Group Update May 2013

China Is Just Like Israel

date 20-May-2013
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China Is Just Like Israel

“When you think about it, China is just like Israel,” declares Todd Dollinger, chairman and CEO of The Trendlines Group.

NeuroQuest Has Found a Method To Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease before Symptoms

date 08-May-2013
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NeuroQuest Has Found a Method To Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease before Symptoms

NeuroQuest has found a method for finding biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimers’.

Trendlines Medical Update Q2 2013

date 24-April-2013
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Trendlines Medical Update Q2 2013

Trendlines Medical Update Q2 2013

Sol Chip Wins Energy Harvesting Award

date 23-April-2013
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Sol Chip Wins Energy Harvesting Award

Sol Chip Takes Best Technical Development of Energy Harvesting Award Sol Chip wins Energy Harvesting Award at IDTechEx Israeli company honored for its development of innovative solar operated battery. By Viva Sarah Press, Israel21c (April […]

The Trendines Group Update February 2013

date 26-February-2013
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The Trendines Group Update February 2013

The Trendlines Group Update February 2013

Nitza Kardish, Trendlines Agtech CEO, Interviewed in Hebrew Press

date 12-February-2013
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Nitza Kardish, Trendlines Agtech CEO, Interviewed in Hebrew Press

Nitza Kardish, Ph.D., CEO of Trendines Agtech – Mofet, says that when she was appointed CEO two years ago, she saw agriculture as an opportunity, not only because of her own ‘personal motivation,’ but also that of The Trendlines Group.

Blood Test for Alzheimer’s from NeuroQuest

date 04-February-2013
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Blood Test for Alzheimer’s from NeuroQuest

NeuroQuest’s experimental blood test can detect dementia while the disease is still mild enough to treat more effectively.

Virtual Ports Receives Patent Approvals

date 29-January-2013
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Ed. note: News of Virtual Ports patent approvals appeared in more than 350 publications, broadcast media sites, and information services in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Virtual Ports Receives Patent Approvals in the United […]

EdenShield’s Herbal Remedy for Pests

date 06-January-2013
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EdenShield’s Herbal Remedy for Pests

EdenShield’s nontoxic insect control formula was featured in The Times of Israel and No Camels.

PolyTouch Acquired by Covidien

date 30-April-2012
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Covidien buys hernia mesh company PolyTouch for $30 to $40 million.

Trendlines Co-Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger Interviewed on msnbc

date 10-November-2011
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Todd Dollinger, Trendlines Co-Chairman and CEO, was a featured guest on msnbc’s popular Dylan Ratigan show.

Todd Dollinger a Featured Speaker at AICC Professional Seminar

date 19-September-2011
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Todd Dollinger a Featured Speaker at AICC Professional Seminar

Trendlines Chairman and CEO Todd Dollinger was a featured speaker at the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce Southeast Region professional seminar in Atlanta.

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