VC  FreshTracks Capital

     Office Locations:

29 Harbor Road, Suite 200
P.O. Box 849
Shelburne, VT 05482
Phone: 802-923-1500
Fax: 802-923-1506



  • Early



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Semiconductor



    Based in Shelburne, VT, FreshTracks Capital manages more than $25 million in venture capital that is invested with a core focus on Vermont. FreshTracks draws on the financial resources and talents of over 120 limited partners. FreshTracks pursues investing opportunities in high-growth, private companies in the underserved capital markets of Vermont and the adjacent counties of New York, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. The firm recently closed a $14 million fund, FreshTracks Capital II, LP. The fund's limited partners include Middlebury College, Vermont Public Radio, the Vermont Community Foundation and Merchants Bank. FreshTracks also manages FreshTracks I, an $11 million fund that closed in 2001. FreshTracks is an affiliate fund in the Village Ventures (see profile under Massachusetts) national network of funds, which collectively has more than $500 million in capital under management, directed by 35 venture professionals in 14 distinct funds. FreshTracks Capital announces the closing (June 2014) 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.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Cairn G. Cross Co-Founder and Managing Director
    Charles F. Kireker Co-Founder and Senior Advisor
    Holly J. Killary Bookkeeper
    Lee E. Bouyea Managing Director
    T.J. Whalen Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

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