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.

  • 254 Entrepreneurs Served Outside the U.S.Since 1997
  • Served as Advocate + Mentor for 10K EntrepreneursSince 1993
  • Mentored 2360 SBIR/STTR Phase I + Phase II GranteesSince 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.

  • $2.7B Raised from Non-Government Capital ProvidersSince 1997
  • 767 Deals SignedSince 2005
  • $1.3B of Revenue Generated by Larta EntrepreneursSince 2005

"We've benefited immensely through Larta’s mentoring as well as participating in the Ag Innovation Showcase where we had the opportunity to meet key leaders of the Ag-bio ecosystem."



-Huan Ung, CEO, GS Biotech


Larta Entrepreneur