Angel Investing

Layne actively evaluates investment opportunities. Her philosophy is to invest in entities she is passionate about and/or sees substantial upside potential. The market segment she feels most comfortable with is B2C where users can absorb many or buy on a regular basis through subscription.


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Made from recycled water bottles, Rothy's shoes are the most comfortable, stylish ballet flat available. And you can wash them in the washing machine.

Why Layne invested: "I have six pairs. Need I say more?"


Birdie's Slippers

Finally, a slipper designed to make you feel your best at home. They are truly slippers with style!

Why Layne invested: "They look a lot better than my bunny slippers."

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Steep Hill Labs

Steep Hill is the world’s leading cannabis science and technology company with extensive expertise in lab
testing, remote testing, genetics, R&D, and the licensing of our intellectual property to strategic partners across the

Why Layne invested: "The medicinal benefits of cannabis are game-changing and the recreational side will continue to be legalized across the U.S. and around the globe."

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Cultivar San Francisco

Cultivar San Francisco is a new experience in wine enjoyment. They pair an array of local wines with farm-to-table small plates for a great meal or just a place to meet up with friends for a glass of wine or micro-brewed beer.

Why Layne invested: "I've always enjoyed Cultivar and Caspar Estate wines. And I believed this is a modern take on an age-old concept."