AGRICULTURE AND FOOD
Farming (plant, livestock, aquaculture), Food & Nutrition, Air, Water & Soil, Digital Tools
OUR AGRICULTURE AND FOOD PRACTICE
15% FOOD SCIENCE & NUTRITION
6% PLANT PRODUCTION & PROTECTION-BIOLOGY
7% FORESTS & RELATED RESOURCES
8% BIOFUELS & BIOBASED PRODUCTS
9% RURAL & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
10% ANIMAL PRODUCTION & PROTECTION
12% SMALL & MID-SIZE FARMS
12% AIR, WATER, & SOIL
13% PLANT PRODUCTION& PROTECTION – ENGINEERING
Larta’s practice in this space includes building an entire ecosystem & accelerator program across the U.S. to drive commercial market outcomes for entrepreneurs commercializing USDA-funded innovations.
“Larta and their expert Principal Advisors have continued to support the USDA SBIR program at the highest level. By providing critical feedback and motivation for SBIR-funded companies to reach outside of their comfort zone, Larta ensures companies are successful in commercializing their innovation.”
-Scott Dokum, USDA/NIFA SBIR Program Coodinator
FUNDS RAISED BY COMPANIES
LARTA’S SYSTEM SPEEDS THE PATH FROM IDEA TO COMMERCIAL SUCCESS
Our network-centric approach and proven methodology is the fast track from science-based innovation to commercial relevance. From ideation to growth to scale, we work with technology entrepreneurs to navigate critical tech-to-market issues, develop actionable plans, and connect them with potential investors, partners and customers.
Companies can take advantage of Larta’s full menu of services at any stage from inception to scale-up.
WHERE INNOVATORS AND INVESTORS CHART THE FUTURE
Annually since 2009, the Ag Innovation Showcase curates and presents high-impact innovation from around the world, and facilitates important discussions about the ag industry and the convergence of technologies around food, nutrition, air, water and clean energy. Known as a leader among ag events, it is acclaimed as the “go-to” event for innovators and investors.
Benson Hill Biosystems: Multidisciplinary gemomic innovation empowers food producers, closes $25M Series B
“Since presentiing at the Ag Innovation Showcase and introductions to key players, we’ve raised millions of dollars of institutional financing. This wouldn’t have been possible without Larta”
– Matt Crisp, CEO
CropOS genomics platform. Named one of Top Five Most Innovative US startups by Ag Funder and one of only 2 ag companies in CB Insights 2018 AI 100
Growcentia: Organically derived biogrowth stimulants maximize plant growth and quality, gain market traction
“Larta is a key resource for our company and a foundational component of our success. From our two SBIR grands to speaking at Larta’s Ag Iinnovation Schocase, we have learned, engaged and been propelled forward.” – Greg Steinberg, CEO
CEO Greg Steinberg, CEO honored as Biotechnology CEO of the Year at Business Worldwide Magazine Awards.
Microbiology innovator. Won BVM 2018 Global Corporate Excellence Award.