Luís Silva

A serial entrepreneur and transhumanist passionated about technology, science, history, Yoga, languages, music, art and space.

I started my entrepreneurial journey with 22 years old in 2005, creating a company named Plano Bê. Focused in the electronic payment software market, Plano Bê has big clients in Latin America and worldwide.

In 2011, I graduated in the Executive Program from Singularity University. The mission of Singularity University is to prepare leaders for accelerating technological change. After that I was invited to speak about Singularity and Synthetic Biology in the two most important bio security conferences in Brazil. I have spoken alongside names such as Andrew Hessel, from Pink Army Cooperative.

In 2012 I founded 2 more companies: 2pay.us and Cloudmed.io. After that I founded a holding named Merkaba that helps small companies and solo entrepreneurs who wants change the world through disruptive technologies and ideas that can benefit all humans in the planet Earth.

In 2013 the business model from Plano Bê have evolved leading to creation off another company named Cloudwalk.io

In 2014 Cloudwalk.io became Cloudwalk Inc, an international company with a headquarter in Silicon Valley and offices in Toronto and São Paulo and I got accepted to Singularity University, based at NASA's facilities at Moffett Airfield, close to Mountain View.

I'm the creator of www.singularidadebrasil.com.br and a big fan of Carl Sagan, Ray Kurzweil, Arthur C. Clarke, Aldous Huxley, Vernor Vinge, Isaac Asimov, Ram Dass, Timoth Leary, Douglas Hofstadter, Hypatia, Carl Yung, M. C. Escher, my father, my mother, my sister and my dogs.

Specialties: biotech, genetics, strategic planning, ai, transhumanism, futurism, entrepreneurship, mobile payments, financial planning