— Portfolio —

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

Ogee crafts luxury organic skincare and beauty products powered by Jojoba seed oil and Edelweiss Flower plant stem cells.

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

AI-driven software as a service delivering powerful insights & consumer predictions to growth-driven teams.

Benchmark Space Systems provides innovative chemical propulsion solutions for the next generation of small satellites.

DealerPolicy is an InsurTech company providing software to auto dealers, saving car purchasers time and money.

Caledonia Spirits is the award-winning producer of Barr Hill Gin, Tom Cat Gin & Barr Hill Vodka, landcrafted in the heart of VT.

Image Relay provides a cloud­-based Digital Asset Management (“DAM”) Software as a Service platform. 

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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, Iris, Saasable, Defendify, AskFora, ImageRelay & Benchmark Space Systems.

Cairn G. Cross

Co-founder / Managing Director

Cross is a co-founder of FreshTracks Capital and has served as a Managing Director of the firm since its founding in 2000. Cairn is the lead partner for FreshTracks’ investments in Faraday, DealerPolicy, ThinkMD, Virtual Peaker, Vermont Teddy Bear, SunCommon, NativeEnergy and Mamava.

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 as lead partner on FreshTracks’ investments in Caledonia Spirits, Drink Simple, Big Tree, REDD, NativeEnergy, Ogee, Culture Fresh Foods, and Reilly’s HempVet.

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— Upcoming Events —

Road Pitch

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 24, 2022 / 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 —

Caledonia Spirits Ranked No. 2 on USA Today’s List of 10 Best Craft Gin Distilleries

Barr Hill ranked No. 2 on USA Today’s list of 10 best craft gin distilleries in America, writing “Barr Hill Gin, craft distilled by Caledonia Spirits, uses pure grain spirits infused with juniper berry and raw northern honey, added just before bottling to impart a subtle floral quality.”

Saasable Launches in the QuickBooks App Store

Software startup Saasable announced today their launch in the QuickBooks App Store. Saasable is a financial reporting and analytics app that allows accountants and SMBs to automate recurring revenue metrics in a beautiful, real-time dashboard. To read the Press Release: click here.

Cairn Cross’ presentation detailing Vermont’s Private Investment Landscape in 2020

This presentation was part of Vermont Community Foundation’s “Invest in Vermont” Series held virtually during February 2021. To view the full video presentations from the conference, please click here.

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