Housewarming party: Larta Institute’s Open House

By | December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Larta Institute opened its doors for a friendly Open House/turned housewarming party on December 1st. From 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., well-wishers, supporters and friends walked through the doors of [...]

Incoming Larta Distinguished Fellow Maria Contreras-Sweet, City of Los Angeles Proclamation at Larta’s Holiday VIP Reception

By | December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Thursday, November 30th, Larta held our first Holiday VIP Reception at our new digs in the South Park neighborhood of Downtown LA. It was a very special night for all [...]

Company Worth Watching: The Local Crowd Wins a Crowdfunding Award

By | December 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Larta CAP alumni company The Local Crowd (TLC) recently received the Crowdfundie Award at the Global Crowdfunding Convention in Las Vegas. The Crowdfundie Award recognizes TLC’s innovative and impactful efforts [...]

US SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet Joins Larta Institute as our First Distinguished Fellow

By | November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

 The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet has joined Larta Institute as its first Distinguished Fellow to champion and advance the commercialization of science. She most recently served as the Administrator for the [...]

Larta launches first podcast series, “Ideas, energized.”

By | November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Larta Institute launched its first podcast series today, Ideas, energized. The series is aimed to share Rohit Shukla’s unique perspective on issues that either affect or encourage innovation, such as [...]

Converging for Convergence

By | November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

The power of convergence and the promise of new solutions that arise from interdisciplinary work has been understood for a while.  Larta itself has been exploring and discussing, in its [...]

Larta colleagues cosplay “feed, fuel and heal” this Halloween

By | November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Larta Institute’s Commercialization Accelerator Program team members kicked off the holiday season posing as Larta’s trifecta, “feed, fuel and heal” for Halloween. Melissa Montalvo posed as “Feed”, Sharon Senko as [...]