At what stage do you invest?
We invest in pre-seed and Seed stage companies.
Where do you invest?
We invest in North America. More than half of our portfolio companies are located outside of San Francisco/Silicon Valley.
What size checks do you write?
We invest first checks from $200K-750K
Do you only invest in consumer companies?
We invest in consumer businesses and the B2B and enterprise companies building the backbone of these industries.
Investing in Where We're going, not where we came from
We are deeply focused on the emerging demographics that are creating the next big emerging markets ‒ right here in the world’s most developed startup ecosystem.
Monique Woodard is the Founder and Managing Director of Cake Ventures. She invests in areas where she sees the future of technology being shaped by major demographic changes.
Monique went from scrappy company builder to scrappy venture capital builder. She’s spent more than 15 years in technology as an entrepreneur, ecosystem builder, operator, and investor.
Monique grew up in rural Florida but now lives in San Francisco. When she’s not working, she likes food and wine, traveling, collecting vintage clothing, and checking out the contemporary art scene in cities near and far.
Monique has a BA in Political Science from the University of Miami and is a Kauffman Fellow.