The Guy Behind Ello Just Built a Better Snapchat


Budnitz sees Wuu creating a space beyond those global town squares. A space where you don’t trade like for like or obsessively track your follower count. A space free of #influencers because everything is private.

Wuu Reminds Us that Sharing Love is Better than Getting Likes


Cool Hunting Article Published 3/23/17 – Though just released in the App Store, Wuu has been in a high-demand, closed beta for months. Invited users could invite their friends and that pass along quickly pushed the app to the 2,000 person limit imposed on pre-release iOS apps.

T.J. Whalen Joins the Firm to Launch FreshTracks 4


FreshTracks Capital has launched a new venture fund designed to heat up new business in Vermont. The fourth fund in FreshTracks Capital’s family of Vermont-focused early-stage investment funds will target investment in up to 15 new companies over the next few years. To help manage the new fund, T.J. Whalen has joined as General Partner and Managing Director.

Road Pitch 2016 Newsletter Edition-Winners

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More than 45 motorcycle riders travelled to 10 Vermont towns to listen to 50 pitches and award 10 prizes as part of the third annual FreshTracks Capital Road Pitch. In each town, a Riders’ Choice Winner was selected and the winner received $500, and a special edition Vermont Teddy Bear biker bear and an entry into the Road Pitch statewide “Pitch-off” to be held on October 18th at Champlain College

FreshTracks’ Road Pitch Hits the Highway Looking For Investments

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Road Pitch 2016 brought entrepreneurs and investors together for five days of touring Vermont to listen to about 50 local startups pitch their business ideas. The Road Pitch riders offer feedback to help startups learn more about the “business of business.” Read the press coverage in the Boston Globe.

Road Pitch 2016 8/1-8/5

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The third annual FreshTracks Road Pitch will take place from Monday, August 1 through Friday, August 5 starting with its opening stop at Green Mountain Harley Davidson in Essex Junction.