ECO Festival Photo Gallery
ECO is a new multidisciplinary festival and ecosystem gathering designed to foster innovation for a sustainable planet. Our event in Los Angeles served as a crucial platform for learning, collaboration, and practical solutions.
By engaging with communities on the frontlines of today’s most urgent climate change and environmental challenges, we aim to identify and accelerate groundbreaking innovations that can make a real impact. Bringing together 200+ forward-thinking startups, investors, businesses, philanthropists, community organizations, and government agencies, ECO moves beyond traditional conversations to collective action.
We empower change-makers to shape a future where sustainability is not just a buzzword, but a tangible reality. Together, we can forge a path towards a healthier and more resilient world.
ECO ‘23 Program Highlights
Larta Institute Open House
Monday, December 4
This event highlighted Larta Institute’s 30 years of groundbreaking innovations, the impacts, and opportunities for the future. Activitiesincluded curated talks, interactive briefings, prototype viewings and a light networking reception.
Heal.LA Demo Day
Tuesday, December 5
Larta’s Heal.LA Demo Day event showcased innovations tackling healthcare challenges in underinvested communities. Activities included portfolio showcases, interactive discussions, action planning, and a networking reception.
Venture Fellows Demo Day
Tuesday, December 5
Larta’s Venture Fellows Demo Day event showcased entrepreneurs tackling climate change in underinvested communities. Activities included portfolio showcases, interactive discussions, action planning, and a networking reception.
NOAA SBIR Demo Day
Wednesday, December 6
Larta’s NOAA Commercialization Assistance Program is a partnership initiative designed to support SBIR Phase II grantees in translating R&D into commercially viable enterprises. Activities included a portfolio showcase, interactive discussions, action planning, and a networking reception.