With a foreword by AOL co-founder Steve Case, THE INNOVATION BLIND SPOT: Why We Back the Wrong Ideas—and What to Do About It (BenBella Books; on-sale September 12) by Ross Baird sheds light on why many great ideas don’t see the light of day, for reasons entirely of our own making, and highlights the unexpected people and places that are innovating around innovation.
About the Author
Ross Baird is the founder of Village Capital, a firm that finds and invests in entrepreneurs solving the most important problems in society. He also serves on the faculty of the University of Virginia, where he teaches entrepreneurship and impact investing. He has written articles for Entrepreneur and Inc. Follow him @RossBaird.