LA BioMed Innovation Showcase features Rohit Shukla as Keynote Speaker

By | July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

In March, Larta founder and CEO, Rohit Shukla, was the keynote speaker at the fourth annual LA BioMed Innovation Showcase in Manhattan Beach. The Innovation Showcase featured breakthrough technology presentations [...]

FDA approves new treatment for sickle cell disease from LA BioMed company

By | July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

We want to shout from the rooftops the outstanding news that Endari, an L-glutamine oral powder for patients with sickle cell disease provided by LA BioMed spinoff Emmaus Medical, has [...]

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 [...]

Ag-tech is attracting women-led innovations, and they’re disrupting

By | June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's recent resignation over inappropriate remarks about women raises questions of gender diversity and success in tech startups. A culture of gender diversity and its importance to [...]

Ag Innovation Showcase announces 18 early-stage companies to present in St. Louis

By | June 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The 18 companies that will take to the main stage at the 9th annual Ag Innovation Showcase (“the Showcase”) have been announced by event organizers, Larta Institute, Donald Danforth Plant [...]