About Corey Carleton

Corey Carleton is our Communications Director, and blog editor. Her role at Larta Institute is to spearhead the organization’s first concerted marketing efforts to establish Larta in the media as a thought leader in the business accelerator space. Corey brings 17 years of professional experience spanning public policy, public relations and marketing, commercial banking, economic development and the creative arts to Vox. An avid blogger and video producer, she spent six years at City National Bank creating and managing a strategic storytelling program within the organization, which was recognized in a 2012 New York Times Op Ed article by CEO Russel Goldsmith as being one of the most influential internal strategies in the organization, setting the company apart from its competitors.

15 orgs in LA you need to know in urban ag

By | November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

On a warm night in October, roughly 120 of LA’s urban ag farmers, advocacy groups and investors gathered at Local Roots, an indoor farm in Vernon, CA, for a Larta [...]

GAIN Forum: Fertile Ground – Los Angeles urban farming

By | October 18th, 2016|0 Comments

What: GAIN: Fertile Ground – LA urban farming When: October 20, 6-9 pm Where: 5000 Hampton St. Vernon, CA 90058 Tickets are $10 (food and beverages included) Innovations and ideas [...]

XTB Laboratories wins Larta Institute’s “Ideas, energized” prize at Ag Innovation Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

A woman-led California company won top prize at the Ag Innovation Showcase last month. Amid drones that communicate with sensors in the field to manage water, smart lighting systems that [...]

The New Economy covers Ag Innovation Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Larta is excited about our new media partners at The New Economy (TNE). The New Economy is an online and print outlet with a mission that aligns well with our [...]

Top 10 reasons why Ag Showcase is a world-class ag event

By | August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

In 2009 Larta Institute, the Donald Danforth Center and BRDG Park joined forces to launch an unparalleled ag event, known as the Ag Innovation Showcase or, simply, “The Showcase.” Over [...]

Asking the experts – SBIR funding explained

By | July 11th, 2016|0 Comments

As a follow up to the article we ran in June on the AgTech Week panel on non-dilutive funding Carlos Gutierrez (Larta) and Scott Dockum (USDA) led, we are running [...]

Are early-stage companies better off using non-dilutive funding?

By | June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Are early-stage companies better off using non-dilutive funding? Carlos Guiterrez, Larta’s Chief Strategy Officer, thinks so. On Tuesday, June 21st, Carlos teamed up with USDA/NIFA SBIR Program Coordinator, Scott Dockum, [...]