BTV SMB Social Media Hack

On Friday February 3rd, 2012, I attended the #BTVSMB Social Hack held at Champlain College’s Miller Center. You can read a bit about the event here: BTVSMB Social Hack and also here:Localvore need becomes Design Challenge.


UVM brought a TEDx conference (Independently Organized Technology Entertainment & Design Event) to the Davis Auditorium on 10/28/11, focused on complex systems and entitled “Big Data, Big Stories”.

Montreal – International Startup Festival

As a Vermont based VC, heading into the city for a conference usually means a trip south to Boston or NYC, but last week Montreal held its First Annual International Startup Festival at the Alexandra Pier in the Old Port.

InventVermont Meeting with Sen. Leahy & USPTO’s Kappos

On June 3, InventVermont hosted a panel on Intellectual Property that featured Senator Patrick Leahy and the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, David Kappos.  The event was held at the Main St. Landing Building in downtown Burlington, VT and was sponsored by local law firm Merritt, Merritt & Moulton. Sen. Leahy… Read more »

Peak Pitch 2009 Wrap Up

FreshTracks & Bolton Valley hosted another successful Peak Pitch Vermont event on 3/6/09. Over 50 people gathered on the mountain to share lift rides and exchange business ideas between ski runs at Bolton’s Timberline base area.

VEDA Annual Meeting

FreshTracks attended the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) annual meeting on 10/24 in downtown Burlington. The conference featured remarks from VEDA CEO Jo Bradley and Vermont State Treasurer, Jeb Spaulding.

Champlain College Launches new Emergent Media Center

Champlain College launched its new Emergent Media Center on 10/21 at the Champlain Mill in Winooski. The EMC focuses on the power of electronic games and social networking, and the power of innovation that these two industries are bringing to our world today.

Speed Venture Summit – Manchester NH

FreshTracks Capital recently traveled to Manchester NH to participate in the Speed Venture Summit, a conference designed to match entrepreneurs with investors through a 15 minute speed dating pitch format.