Our Network-Centric Model

Entrepreneurs commercialize innovations faster.

Our Entrepreneurs

Larta’s portfolio entrepreneurs are typically leading seed to early stage companies developing technology solutions across the sciences including agriculture, the life sciences & technology.  Since 2003, we have worked closely with hundreds of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grantees across multiple U.S. federal agencies. Similarly, we work with companies funded through R&D support by governments from various parts of the world.  We have also guided & showcased researchers & faculty spinning out new ventures from many top universities, including UCLA, USC, MIT & Stanford.

  • Mentored 2762 SBIR/STTR Phase I + Phase II GranteesSince 2005
  • 253 Entrepreneurs Served Outside the U.S.Since 1997
  • 2762 SBIR/STTR Phase I + Phase II Grantees MentoredSince 2005

Their Role

Our portfolio entrepreneurs gain exclusive access to our specialized global network. They receive customized business strategy assistance and market-based feedback.  When a solid value proposition is articulated and specific milestones are in place, we generate partnering and/or investment opportunities and critical introductions for our companies.

  • $3.2B Raised from Non-Government Capital ProvidersSince 1997
  • 787 Deals SignedSince 2005
  • $1.3B of Revenue Generated by Larta EntrepreneursSince 2005

"It was an excellent opportunity to meet with experts in the medical & semi-conductor fields with expertise in commercializing technologies. I found it very beneficial in terms of feedback on how to approach our target customer, who our target customer should be... & how to bring the product to market successfully."

-Terri Zimmerman, COO, Packet Digital

Larta Entrepreneur