By Trendlines | Medtech and agritech start-ups from an Israeli investor's perspective
From offensive lingo to off-base metrics, investors have heard it all.<p>Here’s a riddle: What takes a tenth of a second to occur and can make or break your startup? No, it’s not the computation performed by your tech product’s proprietary algorithm. It’s a first impression, and the Princeton …Venture Capital
Israeli life-sciences companies raised $6.7 billion on NASDAQ over the last decade; some 1,350 life-sciences companies currently are active in Israel.
<i>Vitaly M. Golomb leads global investments at HP Tech Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Silicon Valley’s original startup and is the author of Accelerated Startup, a book about ramping up your business. Below is a fascinating excerpt from the book about Golomb’s favorite thing: pitching.</i><p>If …Entrepreneurship
<i>Editor’s note: News of our 10-year anniversary appeared in Bloomberg, Yahoo! Finance, TheStreet, and numerous media outlets.</i><p>10 Years by the …Innovation
The Ministries of Agriculture and Health will provide NIS 8 million in funding for 13 medical cannabis studies.
Creating & Developing Companies To Improve the Human Condition<p>THE TRENDLINES GROUP TRENDLETTER | JANUARY 2017<p>… <i>Investment and S$2.2 million grant for</i> …Trading
New program will encourage corporations to set up innovation labs, to foster startups and get government benefitsInnovation
An amazing farm has sprouted in an unlikely place—the rooftop of Israel’s oldest mall in the heart of Tel Aviv. Hidden between high-rises, “Green in …Farming
Creating & Developing Companies To Improve the Human Condition<p>THE TRENDLINES GROUP TRENDLETTER | DECEMBER 2016<p>… <i>ApiFix and Gordian Surgical complete</i> …Hospitality
To highlight the role modern agriculture can play in mitigating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Monsanto announced the formation and first meeting of …Agriculture
Tight-lipped, frosty and fake, the passive-aggressive person never quite takes the blame. Is this always a bad thing?<i>By Rebecca Roache</i>Read at AeonBehavior
These are the Best Of What's New<p><i>Read about the other Best of What’s New winners from the November/December 2016 issue</i> of Popular Science.
<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …Venture Capital
IVC/KPMG report shows July-September financing is second highest quarter in 10 years. Since the beginning of 2016, Israeli tech companies raised $4b.Israel
While Singapore's aging population increases demand for healthcare services, the country aims to mitigate the shortage of healthcare professionals by …Innovation
Until recently the suggestion of eating insects was met with nothing but crickets — here's why that's changing<p>In a 2012 episode of “The Simpsons,” an iron deficiency prompted Lisa Simpson to supplement her vegetarian diet with grasshoppers, but giant taunting insects infiltrated her dreams and put …U.S. Department of Agriculture
Born just 68 years ago, Israel has developed a reputation as one of the world's most innovative tech hubs. Silicon Valley multinationals in particular have cottoned on, setting up offices in the region and acquiring numerous Israeli startups.<p>Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Intel are among more …Israel
In addition to startup of the year WalkMe, Globes has named three startups each in big data, med-tech, Internet, transport and cyber security.
While Google engineers are living in their parking lot at work, the rest of the world is stepping up its startup game.Startups
Cowboys are adding algorithms to their saddle bags.<p>Drugmakers, startups and cattlemen are betting that sensors and data-sifting software can help keep cattle in Western U.S. feedlots healthier than cowboys can alone. New tags clipped to animals’ ears aim to monitor movement and feeding patterns for …United States
Last month, Bayer AG opened the doors on a $335 million joint venture with Crispr Therapeutics to develop therapies using a new gene-editing tool. Later this year, rival Editas Medicine Inc. will move into larger digs as it, too, races ahead with a $200 million-plus effort to leverage the …Genetics
<i>Not only has it not gone away, it's gotten a lot worse. Last week I got a template from a conference organizer. It seems they want every single</i> …
Creating & Developing Companies To Improve the Human Condition<p>THE TRENDLINES GROUP TRENDLETTER | AUGUST 2016<p><i>… Vensica raises $500,000 … Welcome</i> …Innovation
The more of you that there is in a speech, the more your audience will get out of itImage Credit: Erin PettigrewAs speakers we understand the …Public Speaking
Sometimes being an angel investor reminds me of dating. Initially, the entrepreneur is all chatty — emailing, calling and texting me. There’s all …Small Business
Sensors are the hidden brain in everything from precision agriculture to connected cars, home appliances to security systems, smart cities to digital …Israel
The medical technology (medtech) sector of the health care industry has been highly attractive to investors for more than a decade, delivering total …Medical Technology
The Israeli startup scene has dramatically changed within a couple of years because of the significant increase in investment prospects (i.e. incubators, accelerators, angels), events, meet-ups, competitions, lectures, academic programs and more.<p>Especially interesting are the slowly, yet surely …