2015 Road Pitch Route & Schedule Announced

Shelburne, Vermont   Road Pitch, a four day motorcycle tour of Vermont in which a gang of “business bikers” (comprised of investors, entrepreneurs and business advisors) ride around the state and stop in various towns to listen to entrepreneurs pitch their business concepts has announced its 2015 schedule. Road Pitch was founded in 2014 by Cairn… Read more »

Faraday Awarded $1MM from DOE

Faraday’s map-driven platform includes nearly a terabyte of data on 100 million U.S. households and leverages advanced machine learning algorithms to pinpoint households most likely to make specific investments.

FreshTracks Capital Raises its Third Fund

FreshTracks Capital announces the closing of FreshTracks III, its third venture capital fund raised since the firm was founded in 2000. This most recent Fund raised $11.5 million from 48 Limited Partners, and intends to invest in 10 – 15 companies over its 10 year life.

Budnitz Bicycles Releases New Short Film

Budnitz Bicycles also released a new short film, “The Gift”, last month. The film film by award-winning filmmaker Russ Lamoureux features the Budnitz Model No.3 city bicycle, a beautiful woman, a pigeon, and a bucket of water

Solais Successfully Sold to PowerSecure (POWR)

On Monday, April 15, 2013, PowerSecure announced that it had acquired Solais for $15MM in cash and stock. “The acquisition strengthens and complements PowerSecure’s existing LED business with additional product lines and an expanded customer base.”

Williston-based NEHP Inc. Acquired by Sequel

Sequel Industrial Products, Inc., a holding company operating industrial infrastructure businesses, and serving manufacturing, research, chemical processing, and other industries globally, announced on September 28th that it acquired FreshTracks II portfolio company NEHP.

Draker and Solar Power Technologies Merge

Draker and Solar Power Technologies, Inc. (SPTI) jointly announce that they have successfully merged, effective August 21, 2012. The combination creates a global leader with the most innovative offering of performance management solutions for commercial and utility-scale solar markets.