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Sugarbush Resort: Thursday, March 8

Hosted by FreshTracks Capital, the Vermont Peak
Pitch 2012 event will take place at Sugarbush Resort on Thursday, March 8.

The Vermont Peak Pitch is made possible with the support of our sponsors: Champlain College BYOBiz, Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network, Dartmouth Regional Technology Center, Entrepreneurship Initiative @ Tuck, Fieldstone Capital Partners, Fleischer Jacobs Group, Gallagher, Flynn & Company, Harbor Light Capital Partners, Linckia Development, Merritt, Merritt & Moulton, University of Vermont Ventures and Technology Commercialization, VSJF Flexible Capital Fund, VT Community Loan Fund, VT Department of Economic, Housing and Community Development, and the Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies.

The 2012 Peak Pitch Schedule
Gatehouse Lodge Sugarbush Resort Lincoln Peak
8:30 Check-in & breakfast
9:15 Sample Pitch & Rules
9:30 Pitching & Skiing!
12:30 Buffet Lunch
1:00 Keynote Speaker: TBA
1:30 Pitch-Off & Prizes awarded
1:45 Schedule Concludes

FreshTracks Capital
FreshTracks Capital II L.P. is the $14MM second fund raised by FreshTracks Capital and is part of the Village Ventures nationwide network of venture capital funds. Since inception, FreshTracks Capital I raised $11 million and invested in 14 portfolio companies. Draker Labs, NativeEnergy, ISIS, NEHP, SolarOne, Patient Engagement Systems (fka Vermedx), Solais, eCorp English, and Kohort represent FreshTracks II's first 9 investments for the new portfolio.

FreshTracks focuses its investment in private growth-oriented businesses, primarily companies in close geographic proximity to Vermont. Its founding partners, Cairn Cross and Charlie Kireker, were joined in the third quarter of 2005 by Lee Bouyea and Tim Davis, whose bios can be found here. FreshTracks is an affiliate fund in the Village Ventures national network of funds, which collectively have close to $500 million in capital under management, directed by some 35 venture professionals in 14 distinct funds. www.freshtrackscap.com