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

Incredible Health

Incredible Health, a platform that connects hospitals with nurses and other high-shortage healthcare professionals to dramatically speed up the hiring process, recently announced closing on an $80M Series B fundraising round. The round catapults the five-year-old company into unicorn status, with a valuation at $1.65B. “We know this work is critical,” writes Dr. Abuzeid in her latest blog post. “We are facing the largest labor crisis in the history of US healthcare, on track to be 1 million nurses short by the end of 2023.”

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Nanopath

Nanopath Co-founders Amogha Tadimety and Alison Burklund are building their life sciences start-up to innovate new technologies and become the go-to provider for routine women’s health screenings at the point of care. The startup recently closed on a $10 million Series A round. GingerBread Capital joined lead investors Norwest Venture Partners and the Medtech Convergence Fund in the round.

Read their latest news.

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.

Aclima

Aclima Founder/CEO Davida Herzl is on a mission to reduce air pollution in all our communities. On July 6th, the company announced an historic initiative with the state of New York to deploy its mobile air pollution monitoring technology in communities across the state. The data-driven initiative will help lawmakers prioritize emissions reduction plans in the most vulnerable areas and create more green jobs.

Read the press release.

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.

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.

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.

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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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