For a Sustainable Planet
Supporting Diverse Startup Founders.
America's Seed Fund
The 2021 Ag Innovation Showcase
Our mission is to foster science & technology innovation for a sustainable planet.
Larta Institute is a non-profit organization accelerating entrepreneurship & innovation. Since 1993, we have helped over 6,000 startups translate their ideas into sustainable enterprises – our alumni have raised over $5 billions in funds.
Let’s feed, fuel, and heal the world.
Planet. People. Profit. Impact.
Our programs are designed to help create triple-bottom-line ventures, aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGIES COMMERCIALIZED
NON-DILUTIVE FUNDING RAISED BY OUR PORTFOLIO COMPANIES
PRIVATE INVESTMENT RAISED BY OUR PORTFOLIO
AQUISTIONS OF LARTA PORTFOLIO COMPANIES
IPOs BY LARTA PORTFOLIO COMPANIES
We support aspiring & underserved entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds to translate their ideas into sustainable enterprises.
Programs for Startups
Browse & apply to join our open programs, including commercialization accelerator & assistance programs for SBIR/STTR government grant awardees, and private startup accelerators supported by our ecosystem of partners.
Commercialization Assistance Program (NOAA-CAP)
Access our global innovation platform & ecosystem.
Larta’s network includes some of the most forward-thinking startups, investors, businesses, philanthropists, community organizations, and government agencies.
Our innovation platform & ecosystem power our startup programs to accelerate new science & technology – by providing a unique combination of connections, resources, and funding.
Latest Content & Events
Learn how to access and maximize NASA TABA funds! Larta staff will walk you through how and when you should use TABA to fund your commercialization goals.
Episode 8 of Deeper Dive features Nicola Kerslake, Founder of Contain Inc. She joins Rodger to discuss the innovations and solutions that indoor ag can provide for our food supply chain and farming footprint.