insights 2016

Ricardo Silva

Startup Europe


Ricardo’s distinct experiences come from living in a few countries across 3 continents (Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, India and Ivory Coast) and different organisations such as the BIAL pharmaceutical, the Dutch Ministry of Water and an organic farming NGO. His innovation passion has developed by following the incubator in his hometown (IPN) grow to be world-renowned, a Masters in Management of Innovation, coaching startups and organising events. Currently, Ricardo is part of the main European Commission initative for startups ("Startup Europe"), bringing startups across borders (Dublin, Berlin, Milan, Madrid) while developing the ecosystem of Salamanca through Startup Ole.