Woman-owned startup healing teeth from the inside out

By | May 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Bradenton, Florida Carolyn Primus, CEO Technology: Dental/bioactive cements Larta Institute: NIH-CAP 2014-2015 We sat down with Carolyn Primus, President of Avalon Biomed and recent alumni of our 2014-2015 NIH CAP, [...]

Ecovative Design raises $4M and rings NASDAQ closing bell

By | February 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Kicking off 2016 with a $4 million investment round from existing investors, ringing the NASDAQ closing bell with SBA Administrator Contreras-Sweet, and with plans for a larger funding round in [...]

New beginnings at Larta

By | February 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Larta Institute would like to welcome one of our newest members, Sharon Senko. Sharon was hired in January as a Programs Associate to support our expanding programs. She is inspired [...]

Micronics Technologies one of four to win General Electric Statoil of Norway Open Innovation Challenge

By | February 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

I was first introduced to Karen Sorber, CEO of Micronics Technologies, when I facilitated the USDA CATP workshop in DC in March of 2015. Karen was an eager, passionate, expressive [...]

Alba-Technic, LLC receives $250,000 from Head Health Challenge III

By | January 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Closing 2015 with a $250,000 award from the Head Health Challenge III and with total research funds exceeding $1.4 million to date, Alba-Technic is a company worth watching. Alba-Technic’s advanced protection for [...]

SkySpecs secures $3M and FAA approval for its drones

By | December 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Closing the year out strong, SkySpecs secured a $3M Series A in November, received Federal Aviation Administration approval to fly its drones, and landed its first customers with hopes to [...]

Whole Trees & Stony Creek Colors featured in Forbes

By | December 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Redefining an industry, crossing industry lines and challenging gender disparities – that’s what caught Geri Stengel’s attention at Forbes about Amelia Baxter of Whole Trees Architecture and Structures and Sarah [...]