History

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1991

Steve Rhodes and Todd Dollinger meet while working at a medical device start-up located on Shorashim, a small community in Israel’s Western Galilee, where they both still live today.

1991

1993

Todd and Steve start Trendlines International, a business development consultancy focused on advising and guiding Israeli entrepreneurs and companies in the complexities of the U.S. market.

1993

1996

Steve joins the board of directors of the Misgav Technology Center (Trendlines Medical), an Israeli government-licensed technology incubator.

1996

2000

Trendlines International grows to become the largest business development firm in Israel addressing the U.S. market.

2000

2007

Todd and Steve establish The Trendlines Group Ltd. to acquire the Mofet B’Yehuda Accelerator (now Trendlines Agtech) and the Misgav Technology Center (now Trendlines Medical). … Receives Israeli-government licenses for both technological incubators. … Begins establishing and assisting early-stage companies.

2007

2009

“Creating and developing companies to improve the human condition” emerges as Trendlines’ vision. … Builds new offices in the Misgav Business Park for The Trendlines Group and Trendlines Medical incubator.

2009

2010

ET View and FlowSense taken public on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. … Organizes 1st Annual Trendlines Investment Event. …  Trendlines Medical wins Best Incubator (Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Economy).

2011

Exit #1: PolyTouch Medical acquired by Covidien. … Organizes 1st Trendlines U.S. Road Show. … Trendlines Agtech becomes the only agtech-focused business incubator in Israel. … Establishes Trendlines Labs as in-house “innovation center.”

2012

Establishes 1st AgriVest conference. … Organizes 3rd Annual Investment Event. … Organizes 2nd U.S. Road Show. … Stimatix GI wins Best Start-Up of the Year (Israeli government award).

2013

Exit #2: Baxter International acquires FlowSense. … Exit #3: Teleflex acquires Innolap Surgical. … Rebrands incubators as Trendlines Medical and Trendlines Agtech. … ApiFix, Sol Chip awarded Outstanding Start-Ups of the Year. … Organizes 2nd AgriVest conference.

2014

Exit#4: OPKO acquires Inspiro Medical. … Exit #5: B. Braun SAS acquires Stimatix GI. … Todd and Steve receive Global Business Development Award (American Society of Haifa Univ.). … MitrAssist, Memtech win Outstanding Start-Ups of the Year; Trendlines Medical wins Best Incubator (again) … Organizes 4th Annual Investment Event.

2015

Organizes 5th Annual Company Showcase. …Completes IPO on Singapore Securities Exchange.

2016

Exit #6: ET View acquired by Ambu A/S. … Organizes 6th Annual Company Showcase.

2017

Exit #7: BioSight shares acquired by Arkin Bio Ventures … Exit #8: MitrAssist holdings sold to Wai Tech Holding. … Establishes incubator in Singapore – Trendlines Medical Singapore. … Organizes 7th Annual Company Showcase … Celebrates 10 year anniversary.

2018

Co-organizes 5th AgriVest conference … Wins Most Improved Governance for a Company Trading on the SGX Award from SIAS.

2019

Raises capital from Librae Holdings in placement and rights issue. … Establishes Agrifood Fund and AFIC agrifood incubator in Singapore.

 

2020

Exit #9: ApiFix sold to OrthoPediatrics…Agrifood Fund makes first investments…

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