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 [...]

Emerging gene editing technologies: Three key insights

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Much has been written and discussed in the media regarding consumer attitudes toward technologies adopted across the food system. Those of us who follow and nurture innovation across the sciences, [...]

Monsanto Bayer merger, opinions from the co-founders of Ag Showcase

By | October 6th, 2016|0 Comments

On the third day of the Ag Innovation Showcase we heard that Monsanto and Bayer had agreed to terms for the merger.  Indeed, the press conference announcing this was held [...]

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 [...]

Don’t miss the MedTech Conference of the year!

By | October 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Celebrating 11 years of MedTech innovation and investment in southern California, don’t miss Octane’s signature Medical Device & Investor Forum (MDIF) at the Hotel Irvine October 27-28, 2016. MDIF brings together nearly [...]

Don’t let your company’s “wow” get lost in the complexity

By | August 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Who knew that 80% of kids get ear infections, or that there has never been a way to diagnose them accurately? I was blown away when PhotoniCare co-founder Ryan told [...]

Growth within – promotions

By | August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Congratulations to Larta’s Cindy Le, who was promoted in July from Associate to Senior Associate in Larta’s Marketing and Communications department. Cindy joined Larta in July of 2015 and quickly [...]