Meet Jack

Name: Jack Syage
Company: Syagen
Larta Program: NSF-CAP1
City: Santa Ana, California

Problem: The need to protect the public with quick and accurate identification of threats such as explosives and chemical weapons.

Solution: Jack’s mass spectrometry technology performs chemical analysis about 10x faster and with up to 10x more sensitivity and dynamic range than other similar solutions.

Success: Jack's company was acquired by Morpho, the explosives and narcotics detection unit of Safran Group. After working with Larta in CalTIP, Venture Forum and NSF-CAP1 programs, Jack said “The contacts and networking opportunities made available through Larta had a profound impact on Syagen. Larta was also extremely helpful in developing skills for business plan presentations.”