Ross Baird

Ross Baird

Co-Founder of Village Capital
Ross Baird is the co-founder of Village Capital, a firm that trains and fund entrepreneurs solving global problems. Before launching Village Capital, he worked with First Light Ventures, a seed fund focused on impact investments. 
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