We invest in consumer facing lifestyle brands, compelling founders and our own IPs.

We have developed five of our own companies, worked alongside some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, and invested in 20+ companies. Our sweet spot is consumer facing verticals; Hospitality, Food and Beverage, Technology, Fashion and Fitness.

Our Investments

Enlightened Hospitality Investments
Enlightened Hospitality Investments
2017
Led by Danny Meyer, the Enlightened fund invests in hospitality and technology verticals.
Roadhouse Brewing Co.
Roadhouse Brewing Co.
2016
Roadhouse has grown into a major microbrewery focused on IPA’s both in bottles and cans throughout the Pacific Northwest.
milkshake
milkshake
2014
A daily email featuring the good in everything - companies, causes, people, places and products giving back and making a difference.
inLine
inLine
2018
A technology platform for fashion showrooms created to more efficiently help buyers and retailers improve efficiencies.
The Granary
The Granary
2018
A sustainable community in San Antonio, Texas developed and funded by the Convergence Group.
This Bar Saves Lives
This Bar Saves Lives
2017
TBSL was divined when its founders witnessed the devastating lack of basic nutrition in emerging countries. The company produces delicious healthy bars; for each bar sold a nutrition pack is provided to malnourished children .
Campus Goose
Campus Goose
2015
Engaging local moms to providing concierge and support services to college students. A Bread Ventures IP.
Heal
Heal
2016
Heal re-humanizes the practice of medicine in a way that is fulfilling for doctors and patients alike. Technology connects providers and patients in the privacy of their own home.
mira
mira
2016
Bread was the first investor for this augmented reality concept developed by USC students. Today we consult and follow capital. Mira is now in the Sequoia portfolio.
Material
Material
2012
The first street smart, cool enough to wear outside the gym, fashionable active wear line.
Cisco & Blake
Cisco & Blake
2016
A gourmet, high-end collection of applesauces made from organic, fresh and often boozy ingredients.
The Loading Dock
The Loading Dock
2018
A 15,000 square foot industrial-chic, event space with multiple rooms including a gallery, large and small ballrooms, studio space and game arcade.

Bread Pitch Contests
Finding, Supporting & Investing in Talent

We are passionate about nurturing ideas. Our pitch contests represent the purest form of this; meeting with founders, helping them hone their pitches, putting them on stage with influential judges, and continuing our mentorship through advisory and often investment.

wework
wework

With the support of Adam Neumann of We Work, we hosted our first JAM pitch contest. We recruited, interviewed and honed the pitches of the very best and brightest WeWorkers and hosted a night full of innovative ideas, founders and funders.

YPO
YPO

Two Contests: YPO Global in Miami + YPO Pacific Edge in LA. We discovered and presented  inspiring entrepreneurs to well-connected judges.

USC vs UCLA
USC vs UCLA

Trojans vs Bruins going head to head in an idea contest…produced by BREAD to rave reviews and priceless investments.

We’re looking for a few good founders.
Have an idea? A brand?
Want to host a pitch contest?

Contact Us!