Ross Baird Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 17

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 9


Ross Baird General Information


Mr. Ross Baird is a Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Blueprint Local. He also served as Advisor at Capria Ventures. He serves as Board Member at University Venture Fund. He has led the development of programs worldwide. Before launching Village Capital, he worked with First Light Ventures, a seed fund focused on impact investments. Prior to First Light, he worked on the development of four education-related start-up ventures: the Indian School Finance Company in Hyderabad, India, the National College Advising Corps in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and two ventures using technology to promote civic participation. He has an MPhil from the University of Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and a BA from the University of Virginia, where he was a Truman Scholar and a Jefferson Scholar.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Washington, DC
  • United States

Ross Baird Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
WiseBanyan 01-Jul-2016 Seed Round 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Sevamob 30-Sep-2015 00000 00000 000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 0000 00000
iUNU 24-Feb-2015 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Rimidi 26-Nov-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Decision/Risk Analysis Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Sudiksha 30-Jun-2014 00000 00000 00000 Educational and Training Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Eduqo 26-May-2014 00000 00000 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Kopo Kopo 12-Nov-2013 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
LeadGenius 16-Sep-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Simpa Energy 28-Mar-2013 Early Stage VC 00.00 Alternative Energy Equipment Generating Revenue 0000 00000
Terviva 15-Nov-2012 Early Stage VC 00.00 Cultivation Generating Revenue 0000 00000

Ross Baird Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Kopo Kopo 22-Aug-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Seedpay 07-Jul-2021 000 00 00000000
Eduqo 01-Jul-2021 000000000000000000
Dryades Public Market 01-May-2021 000000000 00000000
WiseBanyan 26-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 00.00
Simpa Energy 15-Nov-2018 000000000000000000
TruClinic 04-Jan-2018 000000000000000000
ViaCycle 01-Dec-2015 Out of Business
The Hoop Fund 01-Jul-2012 Bankruptcy: Liquidation

Ross Baird Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Ross Baird Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Ross Baird Angel Investor 00 0 0 Washington, DC

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