First Cohort of LA BioMed CAP Graduates

By | May 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Local leaders from the biotechnology sector gathered this month at LA BioMed to celebrate several of the institute’s most promising companies as they completed the inaugural LA BioMed Commercialization Accelerator [...]

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 [...]

Company Worth Watching: Blue Forest Conservation

By | April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

With wildfires and drought increasingly threatening the western United States, it’s easy to wonder: how can we preserve America’s forests? Blue Forest Conservation (BFC), a current Larta USDA CAP company, [...]

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, [...]