Inês Silva is a 24-year-old entrepreneur and community builder. Over the past 4 years, Inês has been recognized for her work as a startup facilitator and community builder on a national and international level. In 2012, she co-founded StartupX, a non-profit organization aiming to multiply the impact of entrepreneurs and startups around the world. To do that, she launched 3 international programs: Startup Pirates, a one-week community driven acceleration program for entrepreneurs in the making currently operating in 17 countries in 3 continents; Startup Exchange Program a mentor driven exchange program designed to scale-up startups, currently helping startups from around the world to come to Europe; and Startup Tour a 3 day program designed to provide access to the best startup ecosystems in the world. Inês is also involved in the TED community as a TEDx organizer, in the Sandbox Network as an ambassador for Portugal and Global Shapers as a member for Lisbon. Inês is also an alumni from the Singularity University Graduate Studies Program 2013.