Sharon Kaplinsky

474 Flips | 2 Magazines | 15 Following | 16 Followers | @SharonKaplinsky | Sharon is a leading specialist in international business development within the healthcare and technology industries. Moved by the brilliant, innovative, and resilient ability of Israeli start-ups to contribute to the world's most pressing challenges, Sharon was inspired to help accelerate the growth of Israeli technologies and connect them with the right partners and investors. Star Tree Ventures was born. Prior to founding Star Tree Ventures, Sharon managed the business development and strategic planning in Orphan Technologies Ltd, a company focused on research and development of innovative therapies for rare, life-threatening diseases with unmet medical needs. In this position, she conducted the due diligence on hundreds of early-stage healthcare products and led in-licensing transactions. Prior to that, Sharon was an Associate Consultant at Defined Health, a leading Business Development consulting company in New Jersey, and was a Research Analyst at Science and Technology Ventures, and th

Philips buys Israeli cardiac imaging co EPD for $292m

Based in Caesarea, EPD has developed image-guided procedures for heart rhythm disorders.

Life science investment in Israel soars

The industry raised a record $1.2 billion in 2017, and employment in it is growing rapidly.

Tel Aviv University sets up $20m VC fund

TAU Ventures is the first venture capital fund established by a university in Israel and is based on similar funds at US universities such as MIT, …

Cancer treatment co BioCanCell raises $23m

Shavit Capital, which led the round, is known for investing in companies before their share offerings.

Mylan buys rights to Mapi Pharma's slow release Copaxone

Mapi's generic multiple sclerosis treatment would require one monthly injection instead of three times per week.

Exclusive: Medtronic to buy Israeli co Visionsense for $75m

The Petah Tikva based company has developed a minimally invasive device for brain surgery.

Israeli Startup Ayala Taking BMS Cancer Drug Into Phase II With $17m Financing - MIXiii-Biomed Israel 2018 Conference and Exhibition

<i>EMERGING ISRAELI BIOPHARMA FLIES FLAG FOR EX-BMS CANCER THERAPY</i><p>by Phil Taylor | Apr 10, 2018 9:57am | FierceBiotech<p>Israeli biotech Ayala …

Mutations

Mylan to acquire global marketing rights to MS treatment from Israel's Mapi Pharma

Mylan N.V. MYL, +1.64% said Tuesday it has agreed to acquire the global marketing rights to a once-monthly treatment for multiple sclerosis from …

FDA

MyBiotics Signs Second Option to License Agreement with Ferring Holding for Microbiome-Based Therapies

NESS ZIONA<b>,</b> Israel, March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MyBiotics Pharma Ltd., a microbiome therapeutics company, announced today that it has entered into …

Israeli healthcare startup Medial EarlySign raises $30 million

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's Medial EarlySign, whose machine-learning based technology is meant to help improve patient management, said on Tuesday it raised $30 million, bringing its total funding to $50 million.<p>The investment round was led by aMoon Fund, the investment arm of Check Point …

Brainsway raises $8.5m

The company awaits a response from the FDA to an application to approve its product for use in treating obsessive compulsive disorder.

Tata firm ready with tech to reverse antibiotic resistance

<b>New Delhi:</b> Four years after it partnered with Tel Aviv University Ltd to fund cutting edge technology in health care, Tata Industries Ltd is ready …

Peak Positioning Subsidiary Welcomes Former Temasek Holdings Managers

Montreal, Quebec--(Newsfile Corp. - November 21, 2017) - Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. (CSE: PKK) ("Peak" or the "Company") today announced that …

Clinical leakage prevention co Colospan raises $7.7m

The Triventures fund led the round with participation from existing investors Clal Biotechnology, Docor, and Amit Technion.

Israeli smart sock co ElastiMed raises $1m

ElastiMed has developed a wearable medical device that improves circulation in the legs for the treatment of venous and lymphatic diseases.

Neusoft Medical Systems Partners with DiA Imaging Analysis to Bring Breakthrough Cardiac Automated Tools to its Ultrasound Product Line

<b>New partnership enhances patient care by enabling quick, accurate and reproducible imaging analysis of the heart</b><p>SHENYANG, China, September 5, 2017 …

The Therapy Gap - Startup Offers Hope For Brain Impaired Patients

Source - Intendu<p>Stepping in to fill the therapy gap<p>Much has been written and said about the impact of new technologies – particularly A.I. and …

Israeli investors profit from $11.9b Kite acquisition

Pontifax fund and Israeli institutional investors will profit from the US personalized cancer drug company's huge sale. Part of the technology was …

MedAware Raises $8 Million in Series A Funding to Eradicate Catastrophic Prescription Errors

RAANANA, Israel and STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAware, a provider of algorithm-rich solutions for the detection and elimination …

How Alibaba Is Using Artificial Intelligence In Healthcare

iStock photo<p>Alibaba (BABA) is charting a way to push the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in diagnostics and healthcare to make medical …

Artificial Intelligence

Medication Adherence Tech: A dynamic and crowded market, but where are the winners in the space? (Part 1 of 2)

<b>About the Authors:</b> <b>@DanGebremedhin</b> <i>is a Principal at</i> <b>Flare Capital Partners</b><i>, an early stage Health Technology and Services focused VC Firm. He is a</i> …

TechCrunch

Genoox raises $6M to make genetic data analysis more accessible for clinics<p>@catherineshu / 12 months ago<p>Genoox, a startup that wants to make it …

Eloxx modifies series C

Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, an Israel-based developer of treatments for genetic diseases, has raised $30m in series C funding after closing a $6m …

DayTwo Secures $12.0M in Series A Financing

<b>DayTwo</b>, a Tel Aviv, Israel and San Francisco, California-based developer of a microbiome-health management platform, completed a $12.0m Series A …

Healthcare meets big data

"Globes" profiles the 10 Israeli startups in the Reboot Forum 2017’s Leading Healthcare Initiative, presenting innovations based mainly on big data …

Quark Venture, GF Securities invest $5 mln in Eloxx Pharma

<b>Quark Venture</b> and <b>GF Securities Co Ltd</b> have invested US$5 million in <b>Eloxx Pharmaceuticals Ltd</b>, a Rehovot, Israel clinical-stage company that is …

Big data co MDClone protects patient confidentiality

Using the Israeli company's technology, research can be conducted using patients' information, while preserving medical confidentiality.

2bPrecise Collaborates with Mayo Clinic to Develop and Apply Genomics-Based Clinical Decision Support Tools

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2bPrecise, LLC, an EHR-agnostic, cloud-based precision medicine platform, today announced a technology license agreement …

Digital Health

Glaucoma treatment co Belkin Laser raises $5m

The Israeli company's laser device enables ophthalmologists to offer patients a 1-second effective and painless laser treatment.

Number of life sciences cos up 50% in a decade

IATI: The trend in Israel is away from medical devices and towards digital medicine.