Larta’s agtech startups recognized in Forbes magazine

By | August 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

With the 2017 Ag Innovation Showcase rapidly approaching on September 13, we at Larta Institute have agtech and ag industry disruption on the brain. In anticipation of cutting-edge ag technologies [...]

Company Worth Watching: Micronic Technologies

By | August 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Micronic Technologies, a Larta alumnus of USDA-CAPs and the 2015 Ag Innovation Showcase, is using their water purification technology to rejuvenate the southwest Virginia workforce, one wastewater treatment facility at [...]

Companies Worth Watching: Sharklet Technologies acquired by Peaceful Union

By | July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

When Dr. Anthony Brennan was conducting research for the U.S. Navy at the University of Florida, he had no idea that his work with manipulating surface texture in biomaterials would [...]

Company Worth Watching: Harvard Start-up Platelet Biogenesis Creates Platelets from Stem Cells

By | July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Platelets are the band aids of the bloodstream, and Platelet BioGenesis is disrupting the way in which humans heal. Platelet BioGenesis, a Larta NIH-CAP graduate, is a pre-clinical is a [...]

Company Worth Watching: Aptimmune Biologics

By | June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

In June, the World Pork Expo kicked off in Des Moines, Iowa, and with it came a revolutionary unveiling from one of our Larta CAP companies: Aptimmune Biologics. Aptimmune launched [...]

Company Worth Watching: IOTAS plugs in

By | May 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Larta Institute’s NSF-CAP alumni IOTAS has some good news. On May 18th, the Portland startup announced additional strategic venture funding from Oregon Angel Fund, Rogue Venture Partners, and government grant [...]

Visikol: Meet the biotech startup featured in Forbes and Business Insider

By | May 30th, 2017|0 Comments

We love a good story. Especially when it's about one of Larta's portfolio companies. Michael Johnson, the 27-year-old CEO of Visikol, experienced failure in three different ventures before helming the [...]