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Paul G. Silva - A lifelong entrepreneur and educator passionate about helping people & teams create economic prosperity through innovation. Through his career he has had the privilege and joy to inspire thousands of people to innovate, help hundreds of startups launch, and see those startups create a tenfold increase in local startup activity.

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In 2011 Paul co-founded and led Valley Venture Mentors (, a nonprofit dedicated to catalyzing an entrepreneurial renaissance in Western Massachusetts. Paul and his co-founders are proud that the organization is now recognized as one of the world’s best startup accelerators by the Global Accelerator Network ( In 2016 Paul recruited a CEO to take over leadership of the organization.

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Personal interests: cryptocurrencies/blockchain, economics, history, science, and social insects.

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Paul G. Silva

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Paul advises startups & angel investors, trains mature organizations to innovate, and co-founded a globally-recognized startup accelerator.

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Paul Silva: angel investor group leader | startup advisor | innovation accelerator