HCI Inclusive Diversity Conference features Rohit Shukla as keynote speaker

By | April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

From our inception to entering into our 25th year, diversity has existed at the core of Larta’s DNA. In April, our CEO and Founder, Rohit Shukla, travelled to the Human [...]

Earth Day Podcast with Litterati: Crowdsourcing for a Litter-Free World

By | April 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

How can you do your part on Earth Day? We tackle that question on our special Earth Day podcast with Litterati, an app for users to identify, collect, and geotag [...]

Educational Equity: New Podcast with 7 Generation Games

By | March 30th, 2018|0 Comments

The conversation surrounding diversity within innovation and startups, specifically relating to women and minorities, has traditionally centered on modifying hiring practices and advocating for a more diverse body of workers [...]

Distinguished Fellow Maria Contreras-Sweet Pushes for Inclusive Innovation

By | March 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, Larta’s First Distinguished Fellow, led an investor group in an attempt to purchase the assets of the beleaguered Weinstein Company (TWC). Despite best efforts from both [...]

Company Worth Watching: Stand2Learn Acquired by VariDesk

By | March 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Stand2Learn, a current participant in Larta’s NIH Commercialization Accelerator Program (CAP) and a pioneer in the research and development of standing desks for K-12 students, was acquired by VeriDesk. Today, [...]

Larta Institute CEO Rohit Shukla Advocates for Inclusive Innovation in Congressional Briefing

By | March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Panel Event on Capitol Hill Highlights Benefits of Diversity in Entrepreneurship Washington, D.C. -- March 8, 2018 -- Rohit Shukla, Founder and CEO of the LA-based startup accelerator Larta Institute, [...]

Companies Worth Watching: Lucigen acquired by LGC

By | March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

“Simplifying Genomics.” In 1998, David Mead founded Lucigen as a spinoff from Promega.  The idea, simple yet potentially disruptive was to develop a diagnostic technology to quickly test people for [...]