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 [...]

Barrix Agro Sciences Named 2017 TIME India Startup Innovator

By | April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 started off with a bang at Larta Institute, with Ag Innovation Showcase alumnus Barrix Agro Sciences leading the way. In January, TIME, Inc. and McKinsey and Company awarded Barrix [...]

Ag Innovation Showcase Company Seeks to raise $500,000

By | March 14th, 2017|0 Comments

SynShark, an Ag Innovation Showcase company that caught the attention of our investor audience at Ag Innovation Showcase in 2016, is raising $500,000 using debt and stock options. SynShark is [...]

12 Larta CAP companies win Tibbetts Awards

By | January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

For the last three years VOX has reported on many of Larta CAP companies’ success with the esteemed Tibbetts award. This year, Larta Institute joins this distinguished crowd with our [...]

Larta portfolio company Opus 12 closes out a successful October

By | December 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Opus 12, a sustainable fuel company in Larta Institute’s current NSF-Commercialization Accelerator Program (NSF CAP) cohort, completed a triumphant October. The company developed a device that recycles CO2 emissions into [...]

Apple acquires personal medical data startup and Larta graduate Gliimpse

By | October 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Apple made a move into the mHealth and digital health space with the acquisition of an early startup called Gliimpse. Founded in 2013, Gliimpse is a graduate of Larta’s 2014 [...]