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Freshtracks Capital

Freshtracks Capital

  • Shelburne, Vermont, United States

  • Shelburne, Vermont

Stage

  • Early Stage, Seed

Type

  • Micro VC

Description

FreshTracks is a venture capital firm specializing in seed and early-stage financing for businesses. Established in 2000, it currently operates its 2016 vintage FreshTracks IV Fund, managed by co-founders Cairn Cross, T.J. Whalen, and Lee Bouyea. Leveraging their expertise, networks, resources, and capital, FreshTracks supports innovative businesses through various rounds of financing and stages of growth.

Mission

We partner with talented passionate entrepreneurial teams and like-minded investors to build exceptional Vermont companies with national impact. We reserve significant capital for follow-on allocation. In addition to providing capital, FreshTracks is committed to leveraging its Managing Directors’ experience and extensive networks to provide accelerated access to talent, partners, advisors and customers.

Beauty Investments #

  • 1

Primary Sector

  • Varied/Consumer/Beauty

Beauty Exits #

  • 0

Last Beauty Invest

  • Feb, 2023-Ogee

BEAUTY PORTFOLIO

How to Apply?

Submit a Pitch Deck https://www.freshtrackscap.com/apply-for-funding/

Criteria

With our high-impact model, proven over five funds, we have helped catalyze more than $500MM of co-investment into our portfolio companies. Collectively these businesses have supported more than 2,500 high-paying jobs, and generated more than $500MM in annualized revenue, fueling economic growth in Vermont and beyond. The Firm invests in high growth companies from Pre-Seed stage to Series C with a focus on technology, consumer products, clean energy, advanced manufacturing and health/wellness. We will lead rounds where the size and stage are a fit for our fund, and where we can add significant value. We also co-invest in rounds where a known strong lead investor is identified.

Resources Breakdown Funding Terms
  • $175K to $11M

Education
  • Yes
Accelerator
  • Type-No
  • Duration-No
Network
  • 91
1:1
  • Yes

IMPERATIVE: CULTURE & VALUES

Passionate

Honest

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

BEAUTY FUNDER FIT SCORE

Resources

Education

Accelerator

Network

1:1

3.4/10

Inclusivity Investments %
  • 13.33%
Beauty Investments #
  • 1

Beauty Exits #
  • 0
Last Beauty Invest
  • Feb, 2023-Ogee

LEAD DETAILS

Lead Contact

Steven Mason

Title

Director of Operations

LinkedIn

Twitter Handle

Freshtracks Capital

Contact

hkillary@freshtrackscap.com

1(802)923-1500

JUMP CONCLUSION

FreshTracks Capital focuses on early-stage ventures in the United States, primarily in Vermont, with investments spanning software, consumer goods, and sustainability sectors. They emphasize food and beverage, especially craft or organic, and companies in health care, cybersecurity, AI, and clean energy. FreshTracks seeks innovative startups, particularly those in Vermont, operating in sustainable technologies, consumer goods, or advanced tech sectors.

Even though Beauty Funder Fit is Casual, if your beauty or wellness, consumer brand plays at the cutting edge of clean, organic then it’s worth a shot.

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