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, [...]

Far from our shores. Is New Zealand the last frontier?

By | June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

In May, Rohit Shukla traveled to Auckland, New Zealand as a member of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s delegation to the Tripartite Economic Summit – the second event featuring the sister cities [...]

Answering the call for keeping America’s innovative economy successful

By | June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

In October 2014, Rohit Shukla was selected by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to serve on the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (fondly referred to as NACIE). The [...]

Woman-owned startup heals teeth from the inside out

By | June 20th, 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, [...]

Ginkgo Bioworks Secures $100M Series C

By | June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Ginkgo Bioworks secured $100M this month to expand its synthetic DNA bank by 600 million base pairs – the “largest amount of synthetic DNA ever purchased” according to Ginkgo. A [...]

Symme3D represents Romania at UberPitch challenge

By | June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Up and coming startup Symme3D will represent Romania at the innovative pan-European UberPITCH Challenge – an elevator pitch on wheels, where startups present their ideas to investors and seasoned entrepreneurs [...]

Larta hires first Ag Director

By | June 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Larta Institute is proud to announce our first Director for our growing agriculture practice, Claire Kinlaw. Claire joined Larta Institute’s executive team in January as the Director of our Agriculture Practice. [...]