— Portfolio —

Designing classic handmade bears made in VT for over 20 years. Now also offering Calyx Flowers & PajamaGrams.

SunCommon’s is tearing down the barriers to renewable energy by making it easy for all its customers to go solar.

Ogee is a Vermont-based company that makes luxury organic skincare and beauty products.

DRINK SIMPLE is a rapidly-growing maple water brand that features only one ingredient, straight from the tree.

IrisVR is a software platform allowing architects to automatically convert their design files into a virtual reality format.

Social Sentinel helps safety and security officials better protect their communities by alerting officials to threats shared – publicly – and right now.

Mamava delivers design solutions for nursing mothers on the go, making the world a friendlier place for women to pump or breast feed.

SAAS delivering better customer acquisition to the home improvement industry.

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— Our Team —

Lee E. Bouyea

Managing Director

Bouyea is a Managing Director at FreshTracks Capital. He joined the team in 2005 during the investing life of FreshTracks’ first fund. Bouyea serves as a lead partner for FreshTracks’ investments in Social Sentinel, Ello, IrisVR, Auterra, ImageRelay and Benchmark Space Systems.

Cairn G. Cross

Co-founder / Managing Director

Cross is a co-founder of FreshTracks Capital and serves as a Managing Director of the Fund. He serves on the Boards of Vermont Teddy Bear, NativeEnergy, Faraday, Mamava & Budnitz Bicycles and is an Observer to the Board at SunCommon.

T.J. Whalen

Managing Director

T.J. Whalen is a Managing Director at FreshTracks Capital. He joined the firm in 2016 to launch and deploy the FreshTracks IV fund. Whalen currently serves on the Boards of SunCommon, Budnitz Bicycles, NativeEnergy, Ogee and Reilly’s HempVet.

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— Upcoming Events —

Road Pitch – On Sabbatical in 2019. Check back with us for 2020.

FreshTracks’ Road Pitch sends Business Bikers on the Road for a 4 day road trip across Vermont in search of the best and brightest entrepreneurs across the state. The Road Warriors hold Office Hours in select towns across the Green Mountains to solicit pitches from teams of entrepreneurs seeking advice and capital.

Peak Pitch

March 27, 2020 / Sugarbush Resort, Warren, VT

Matching Entrepreneurs & Investors on the Chairlift, Peak Pitch is a skiing, networking & pitching event FreshTracks organizes at Sugarbush Resort in March of each year.

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— In The News —

Lee Tim TJ & Cairn

"In time for National Breastfeeding Month, Walmart and Mamava announced plans to install Mamava lactation suites into more than 100 Walmart stores this year" goodmorningamerica.c…

SunCommon and Hudson Solar Join Forces

SunCommon is expanding into the greater Hudson Valley region through a merger with Hudson Solar of Rhinebeck, NY.

Mamava Founders Named VT Small Business Persons of the Year

Mamava founders, Sascha Mayer and Christine Dodson, are being recognized by the US Small Business Administration for employment growth, financial success, expansion and community involvement.

Reilly’s HempVet Acquired by Revolution Enterprises

Reilly’s HempVet was recently acquired by Revolution Enterprises, a multi-brand business related to hemp and cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, extraction and retail.

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