For a Sustainable Planet

Our mission is to foster science & technology innovation for a sustainable planet.
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Supporting Diverse Startup Founders.

We're committed to providing an accessible, safe, respectful, and welcoming environment for all.
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America's Seed Fund

We help startups use SBIR & TABA grant funding to translate ideas into sustainable enterprises.
SBIR & TABA Funding

The 2021 Ag Innovation Showcase

Our premier industry event to champion emerging sustainable technologies in agriculture & food.
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Heal.LA Initiative

Heal.LA is a new collaborative initiative to improve the health & wellness of Los Angeles County and beyond.
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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. 

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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 (CAP) – for DOE SBIR Phase II Grant Awardees

Commercialization Assistance Program (NOAA-CAP)

Commercialization Assistance Program – for startup healthcare companies in the LA region.

A selective program for raising Seed or Series-A investment – open to all Larta program graduates & alumni.

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.

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Latest Content & Events

We are seeking a highly-motivated graduate with a passion for science and an abiding interest in mission-based entrepreneurship to join the Larta team.

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. 

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