You belong at Larta

We are a leading innovation hub with a clear mission to vastly improve the transition of science and technology breakthroughs from the lab to the marketplace. Our network is committed to solving global issues, enhancing economic opportunities, and improving people’s lives. Whether you’re an entrepreneur with a great idea, a large company looking for a pulse on innovation, an institution seeking to unlock  the value of discoveries, or an investor with a keen eye for talent, you belong in our network.









We work with technology & science-based entrepreneurs to solve their most critical tech-to-market issues. Our customized hub of services support companies from ideation to growth to scale, helping innovators move ideas to market.

We provide access to vetted, early stage high-growth companies developing technologies that complement your own corporate innovation and scouting initiatives to be competitive in a dynamic market. Tap our start-up data & networks to uncover trends and keep you on the pulse on innovation.

We believe in the transformative power of innovation on communities. As a non-profit, we are committed to collaborating with government, philanthropy, & universities to support the solutions that feed, fuel, & heal the world.

Whether you are an impact, family office, or venture investor, we facilitate meaningful connections to a diverse set of emerging ventures that are transforming industries and enabling a more sustainable future. In 2017, Larta portfolio companies raised over $700M, & have been acquired by Google, Apple, & John Deere.

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About Us


Larta Institute, founded in Los Angeles in 1993, is an internationally recognized and mission-driven innovation accelerator that provides a runway of success for world-changing ideas in technology, healthcare, agriculture and energy. Larta Institute has helped more than 10,000 companies transform ideas into commercialized innovations that feed, fuel and heal the world. With a global network of entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, industry leaders, research institutions, government agencies and support organizations, Larta conducts commercialization assistance programs throughout the U.S. and in more than 20 countries.

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Our Recent Successes

*Data represented FY2017





Agriculture · Animal Health · Crop Science · Food Nutrition · Water Management · Waste · Big Data · Plant Biotech



Carbon Capture & Utilization · Renewable Energy · Electricity Delivery · Energy Storage & Efficiency · Biofuels & Hydrogen · Fossil Energy · Nuclear Energy · High Energy Physics



Life Sciences · Biotechnology · Diagnostics · Healthcare IT · Medical Devices · Pharmaceuticals · Research Tools



Aerospace & Defense · Clean Tech & Energy · Education · IT · Material & Life Sciences


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