At GingerBread Capital, we invest in the next generation of women founders and entrepreneurs leading high-growth businesses. We help women-led businesses gain access to the knowledge, networks and capital they need to build and scale successful enterprises, and we encourage other women to do the same.

Companies We Invest In

Basepaws

Los Angeles-based Basepaws, a pioneer in at-home genetic test kits for cats, has been acquired by Zoetis, the world’s leading animal health company. Founder + CEO Anna Skaya and her team launched Basepaws in 2017 to offer cat lovers genetic screening tools for the early detection of disease risk in their feline companions.

Read the announcement.

Spring Health

A 3-year study conducted by Spring Health examining the effects of employer-sponsored mental health programs on employees and companies has been published in the medical journal JAMA. The findings are conclusive: These programs work, improving employees’ well-being and productivity, and resulting in a healthier bottom line for employers.

Read the study.

Aclima

Aclima Founder/CEO Davida Herzl is on a mission to reduce air pollution in all our communities. The company’s newly released analysis of pollutants in the San Francisco Bay area reveals profound social and racial inequities in the quality of air people breathe — and what local governments can do about it.

Read the Washington Post article.

Air Protein

Air Protein, a pioneer in producing a plant-less, meatless meat made from elements of the air, closed on a $32 million Series A fundraising round, moving Founder & CEO Dr. Lisa Dyson’s vision of sustainably feeding the planet closer to fruition.

Watch the latest coverage of Air Protein on CBS News.

Trustate

Co-founders Leah Del Percio and Tara Faquir experienced first-hand the stress of settling and administering the estates of deceased loved ones. They started Trustate to help others save time, money and find peace of mind through the process.

Learn how they make their co-founder relationship a success. A GingerSnaps exclusive.

Ellevest

Congratulations to Ellevest’s Sallie Krawcheck on your successful Series B raise of $53 million! Ellevest is the first financial company built by women, for women, to achieve this level of success, with a total of $1.44 billion in assets under management (and growing!).

Read the full story.

Bitwise Industries

Bitwise Co-founders Jake Soberal and Irma Olguin Jr. have raised $50 million in a Series B round to diversify the tech industry and bring tech jobs to underserved communities.

Read more.

Furtuna Skin

Furtuna Skin Co-founders Agatha Relota Luczo and Kim Walls are poised to make their luxury boutique skincare line the new standard in the plant-based “clean beauty” space.

Read "Six Lessons for Startups," our exclusive interview with Agatha and Kim, on the GingerSnaps blog.

Maven

In August 2021, Maven became the first and only unicorn in the women’s & family health space with its Series D round of $110 million, supporting Founder + CEO Kate Ryder’s vision for the future of telemedicine and in-person care.

Read more.
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“We are building a portfolio of diverse sets of founders and industries.”
Linnea Roberts, Gingerbread Capital
"We want to get more women to see investing in women as an economic opportunity."
- Linnea Roberts
"The dearth of capital flowing to female founders and in the hands of female investors can also be seen as our industry's biggest opportunity areas."
Ita Ekpoudom, GingerBread Capital
"Increasing the number of women on the cap tables of female founders is a big part of our mission.”
- Linnea Roberts
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