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 [...]

Apple acquires personal medical data startup and Larta graduate Gliimpse

By | October 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Apple made a move into the mHealth and digital health space with the acquisition of an early startup called Gliimpse. Founded in 2013, Gliimpse is a graduate of Larta’s 2014 [...]

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 [...]

Celdara Medical wins $1.7M Fast Track SBIR grant

By | November 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Kicking off 2015 with an acquisition, followed up by a Tibbetts Award and most recently a $1.7M NIH grant, Celdara Medical has been on our radar all year long. We recently [...]

How to get Google to notice you

By | October 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Our friend, Lance Manning, CEO of Language MAPS (a Department of Homeland Security company), wrote an article on the value of federal programs for science-based funding which was published last [...]

Recognizing entrepreneurial success – Larta’s portfolio companies

By | May 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Startup success does not play out the same for every company. For some startups it means an acquisition. For others it means funding, a merger, or partnership. Oftentimes it’s not [...]

Google Inc’s latest acquisition is Larta’s Alumni, Lift Labs

By | September 25th, 2014|0 Comments

  Lift Labs is a medical technology and device company that manufactures a vibrating spoon and fork that makes it easier for individuals with tremors, like those seen in Parkinson’s [...]