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

Air Protein

New in the GingerBread Capital portfolio! Air Protein, a pioneer in producing meat made from elements of the air, recently closed on a $32 million Series A fundraising round.

Read more about Founder & CEO Dr. Lisa Dyson's mission to sustainably feed the planet.


During the pandemic, home renovations have taken off as homeowners seek to maximize the functionality and comfort of their living spaces. Sweeten helps them “renovate fearlessly” by matching the best general contractors to homeowners’ big projects and offering advice, support + guidance throughout the entire process. Sweeten Founder Jean Brownhill sees a renewed gratitude for the spaces we call home, and how we can use them to live better.

Listen to Jean's recent interview on Domino's "Design Time" podcast.


Custom meal plans, personalized recipes and grocery lists that will help you save time and eat better.

Get a free month of PlateJoy’s meal planner and cook healthier meals at home.
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    Join Us on April 16th for Women Investing in Women: “The Ecosystem in Action”

    Please join GingerBread Capital Founder/CEO Linnea Roberts in conversation with Theresia Gouw of Acrew Capital and Beth Ferreira of FirstMark Capital about building a more inclusive ecosystem in venture capital for women (registration required).

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    GingerBread Capital Fall-Winter 2020 Newsletter

    More than any year in memory, 2020 has strengthened our resolve to stay true to our mission. To hold ourselves accountable to support more founders of color, especially those in the Black and Latinx communities. And to continue investing in female founders whose businesses are poised to change the world for the better.

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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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