The third annual FreshTracks Road Pitch will take place from Monday August 1st through Friday August 5th with motorcycle riders hitting the roads of Vermont and stopping in 10 towns to listen to at least 50 entrepreneurial pitches. The event schedule is as follows:
Monday August 1st (morning) is opening stop at Green Mountain Harley Davidson in Essex Junction (local organizer Greg Morgan, [email protected]). On Monday afternoon the riders will head to Rutland for the second stop at the Fox Room in the Rutland Free Library (local organizer Lyle Jepson, [email protected]). On Tuesday morning August 2nd the riders will ride to Bennington for a morning pitch event (local organizer Brian McKenna, [email protected]). On Tuesday afternoon the riders will head to Brattleboro for an afternoon pitch session at the Robert Gibson River Garden (local organizer Orly Munzing, [email protected]). On Wednesday morning August 3rd the riders will ride to Barre for a morning pitch session at the Granite Museum (local organizer David Rubel, [email protected]). On Wednesday afternoon the riders will ride to Vermont Technical College in Randolph for an afternoon pitch session (local organizer Linda Rossi, [email protected]). On Thursday morning August 4th the riders will head to St. Johnsbury for a pitch session at Catamount Arts (local organizer Joe Kasprzak, [email protected]). On Thursday afternoon the riders will head to Lowell, Vermont for the third annual “Barn Pitch” hosted by Trish Sears and Steve Mason in their 1850s era barn. (local organizers Trish Sears, [email protected]) and Steve Mason, [email protected]). On the morning of Friday August 5th the riders will ride to Morrisville for a morning pitch session at the Green Mountain Technical Center (local organizer John Mandeville, [email protected]). On Friday afternoon the 2016 Road Pitch will wrap up at the Grand Isle County Courthouse (local organizer Jan Marinelli, [email protected]). Entrepreneurs who are interested in pitching in a particular town should contact the local organizers listed above. The riders will award a $500 Riders’ Choice Prize plus a Vermont Teddy Bear “biker bear” to one pitcher in each of the 10 communities. Road Pitch is generously sponsored by the Vermont Department of Economic Development, Key Bank, Gallagher, Flynn & Co., Burlington Bytes, Champlain College, Vermont Small Business Development Center, Milk Money powered by VSECU, Dinse, Champlain Makers Faire, LaunchVT, Designbook, North Country Angels, Merritt & Merritt, FreshTracks Capital, Vermont Business Magazine, and the Moulton Law Group.
Visit our link: Road Pitch 2015 Video Review for video coverage of last year’s event.