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2JAMES AND ROSE GARNER

FOUNDERS, SCENIC®

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2JAMES AND ROSE GARNER

FOUNDERS, SCENIC®

Building the future

KIM KAPLAN

FOUNDER, SNACK®

Building the Future

BRIAN TRAN & DAVID STEVENS

FOUNDERS, SERIF®

Building the Future

MELISSA DANIELSEN & MELANIE FOUNTAINE

FOUNDERS, JOSHIN®

Building the Future

BRENT FRANSON & BRIAN KELLEY

FOUNDERS, MOST DAYS®

Building the Future

GEROME SAPP & HECTOR TANTOH

FOUNDERS, RARES®

Building the Future

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The firm

CAK     VENTURES invests in founders with global ambitions who are creating products that meet the needs of tomorrow’s consumers.

We invest at seed and pre-seed into companies that reflect changing demographics, including: aging and longevity, the increased spending power of women, and the shift to majority-minority.

our portfolio
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We are in the golden age of aging and longevity.  


By 2034, Americans over 65 will outnumber those under 18.

This large and economically powerful demographic group increasingly has the expectation that they will use technology and innovation to address the unique challenges of late life.

Today's aging consumers will use software to help them age in place, manage finances, or find work and purpose beyond retirement. 

Aging & Longevity

Women are the original influencers and they’ve become the consumers that drive growth.

Women wield influence over the many ways they connect online, shop, and access products and services for both themselves and their families.

Female consumers are driving companies to multi-billion-dollar outcomes in categories like women's health, e-commerce, the care economy, and more.

The opportunities for the female economy are vast and wide.

Spending power of women

The rising New Majority are early technology adopters who drive internet culture.

Shifting demographics have made Asian, Black, and Latino people the fastest-growing and most lucrative consumer groups in the U.S. and beyond.

The shift to a majority-minority nation has unlocked opportunities for technology and software companies that address the unsolved problems and unmet needs of these consumers: improved healthcare outcomes, more inclusive financial products, and culture-driven consumer technology. 

Rise of a new majority

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FOUNDERS

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Snack is a video-first dating app

FOUNDERS

Kimberly Kaplan

LOCATION

Vancouver, BC

Serif is a global members club for LGBTQ+ leaders and creators

FOUNDERS

Brian Tran, David Stevens

LOCATION

NYC

Joshin is an employee benefit and support system for disability and neurodivergence in the workplace

FOUNDERS

Melanie Fountaine, Melissa Danielsen

LOCATION

Minneapolis, MN

Most Days is a behavioral health platform committed to measurably increasing quality and length of life, globally.

FOUNDERS

Brian Kelley, Brent Franson

LOCATION

Boulder, CO

Rares is an SEC-regulated stock market where you can invest in sneakers and other collectibles.

FOUNDERS

Gerome Sapp, Hector Tantoh

LOCATION

Las Vegas, NV

CompANIES

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Snack is a video-first mobile dating app designed with Gen Z and Millennials in mind.

founders
Kimberly Kaplan
Milestones

Founded 2015
Invested 2018

Location
Salt Lake City
The numbers

50+

Clients

150M

Market Value

Joshin builds awareness and advocacy for the world's diverse disability and neurodivergent communities through their voices and stories

founders
Melanie Fountaine

Melissa Danielsen
Milestones

Founded 2015
Invested 2018

Location
Salt Lake City
The numbers

50+

Clients

150M

Market Value

Most Days is committed to measurably increasing quality and length of life, globally.

founders
Brian Kelley

Brent Franson
Milestones

Founded 2015
Invested 2018

Location
Salt Lake City
The numbers

50+

Clients

150M

Market Value

The first SEC regulated stock market that allows you to invest in your favorite collectible sneakers via fractional ownership.

founders
Gerome Sapp

Hector Tantoh
Milestones

Founded 2015
Invested 2018

Location
Salt Lake City
The numbers

50+

Clients

150M

Market Value

Rares is an SEC-regulated stock market where you can invest in sneakers and other collectibles.


founders
Gerome Sapp
Hector Tantoh
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Location
Las Vegas, NV
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Rares

Most Days is a life improvement platform that helps people change their behavior to reduce suffering from chronic health conditions. Our mission is to measurably improve quality of life globally.

founders
Brent Franson
Brian Kelley
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Location
Boulder, CO
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Most Days

Joshin is an employee benefit and comprehensive support system for disability and neurodivergence. We guide and support companies, employees, and their families in all aspects of disability and neurodivergence through specialized care, virtual coaching, and disability education.

founders
Melanie Fountaine
Melissa Danielsen
Milestones
Location
Minneapolis, MN
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Joshin

Serif provides physical and digital spaces that cultivate relationships that transcend orientation, age, race, class, gender, and industry.

founders
Brian Tran
David Stevens
Milestones
Location
NYC
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Serif

Snack is a video-first mobile dating app designed with Gen Z and Millennials in mind.

founders
Kimberly Kaplan
Milestones
Location
Vancouver, BC
The numbers

Clients

Market Value

Snack

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