Podcast: Media and Mistrust of Science

By | January 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Larta Institute just launched its third podcast on Media and Mistrust. Making a case for science and the scientific method, Rohit Shukla urges us to make the distinction between opinion [...]

Happy Holidays from Larta

By | December 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Happy holidays! (Keep your socks on!) - Larta Institute

Podcast: Funding for Innovation

By | December 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Larta Institute just released its second podcast on Funding for Innovation. When US science agencies face mistrust and cutbacks, federal grant recipients are put in the hot seat. It’s never before [...]

Housewarming party: Larta Institute’s Open House

By | December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Larta Institute opened its doors for a friendly Open House/turned housewarming party on December 1st. From 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., well-wishers, supporters and friends walked through the doors of [...]

Incoming Larta Distinguished Fellow Maria Contreras-Sweet, City of Los Angeles Proclamation at Larta’s Holiday VIP Reception

By | December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Thursday, November 30th, Larta held our first Holiday VIP Reception at our new digs in the South Park neighborhood of Downtown LA. It was a very special night for all [...]

Company Worth Watching: The Local Crowd Wins a Crowdfunding Award

By | December 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Larta CAP alumni company The Local Crowd (TLC) recently received the Crowdfundie Award at the Global Crowdfunding Convention in Las Vegas. The Crowdfundie Award recognizes TLC’s innovative and impactful efforts [...]

US SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet Joins Larta Institute as our First Distinguished Fellow

By | November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

 The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet has joined Larta Institute as its first Distinguished Fellow to champion and advance the commercialization of science. She most recently served as the Administrator for the [...]