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Carlos Da Silva

Professeur HES invité
+41 26 429 63 49
Office: HEG 433

Carlos DaSilva is a leading expert on business model innovation and a passionate speaker. He has spent over a decade studying and disseminating the process of business model innovation, from Ph.D. studies at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles to executive training programs and talks presented to audiences from New York to Paris, Geneva to Kyoto, Taipei to Sydney. Before the age of 30, Carlos co-founded a NGO, experienced from the inside a start-up scaling and exit, concluded his Doctorate on Business Models with honors, published his first book and lectured on strategy at top tier U.S. Universities. Back to Europe, he became the Managing Director of the Silicon Valley based Start-up Accelerator the Founder Institute, and has accelerated on a one-on-one basis over 100 entrepreneurs in Lisbon. Today, he is an Executive Education Professor at the HEG School of Management Switzerland, a lead trainer for the Swiss National Innovation Agency “Innosuisse” and an international Keynote Speaker.

Publications

Journal article

DA SILVA, C., OSIYEVSKYY, O. (2019). Business Model Innovation: A Multi-Level Routine-Based Conceptualization. Journal of business models , 7 (4), pp. 6-12.
DA SILVA, C. (2018). UNDERSTANDING BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION FROM A PRACTITIONER PERSPECTIVE Journal of business models. Journal of business models , 6 (2), pp. 19-24.
DA SILVA, C., & TRKMAN, P. (2014). Business Model: What It Is and What It Is Not. Long Range Planning, 47.

Book

DA SILVA, C., GIBBONS, G., & HISRICH, R. (2015). Entrepreneurial Finance: A Global Perspective. Entrepreneurial Finance: A Global Perspective.

Book chapter

DA SILVA, C., BELLAVITIS, C., SARGENT, M. (2020). Understanding Start-Up Development Organizations In The Context Of Start-Up Incubation Ecosystems. Research Handbook on Start-Up Incubation Ecosystems. Edward Elgar Publishing.
OSIYEVSKYY, O., DA SILVA, C., BAO, Y. (2020). Using AI to improve economic productivity: a business model perspective. Handbook of Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation: Policy and Government Application. Anthem Press.
MARTINO, P., DA SILVA, C., BELLAVITIS, C. (2020). Cryptocurrencies and entrepreneurial finance. The Economics of Cryptocurrencies. Routledge.
MARTINO, P., DA SILVA, C., WANG, K. J., BELLAVITIS, C. (2019). An Introduction to Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offerings. New Frontiers in Entrepreneurial Finance Research. World Scientific.

Proceedings from scientific conference

DA SILVA, C., GLASER, V. (2020). Seeing more than there is: The Eliza effect and the emergence of new business model. 36th EGOS Colloquium. 36th EGOS Colloquium.
FARIBORZI, H., DA SILVA, C., OSIYEVSKYY, O. (2020). The Impact of Geographic Scope on SME Growth. Academy of International Business 2020. Academy of International Business 2020.
DA SILVA, C. (2020). Business Model Innovation and Resource Reconfiguration in a Digitally Enabled World. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
FARIBORZI, H., DA SILVA, C. (2020). The More the Merrier? Geographic Scope and SME Growth Dynamics. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
DA SILVA, C. (2020). The Sources of Innovativeness in Business Model Innovation. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.
DEMENTYEVA, D., DA SILVA, C. (2020). Switzerland: Understanding the Local Start-Up Ecosystem For Innovation and Growth. ISPIM Connects Global 2020. ISPIM Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2020). Digitally Driven Innovation: The GPS Innovation Industry in France. ISPIM Connects Global 2020. ISPIM Conference.
GLASER, V., DA SILVA, C. (2020). Innovation Through Analogies: A Business Models Lens. ISPIM Connects Global 2020. ISPIM Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2019). More than money: explaining variance in angel investors.
DA SILVA, C., GABRIELSSON, J. (2019). Entrepreneurial Acceleration and Dominant Stakeholders: A Resource Exchange Theory Lens. EURAM Conference 2019 (Lisbonne).
DA SILVA, C. (2019). Searching for a New Logic of the Firm: Understanding the Process of Business Model Innovation. EURAM Conference 2019 (Lisbonne).
DA SILVA, C. (2019). Digital business models: A process model of innovation.
DA SILVA, C. (2019). Angel investor identity types and core exchanges with early stage firms. 10th International Research Meeting in Business and Management.
DA SILVA, C. (2019). Rethinking identity and entrepreneurship: where did we go wrong.
DA SILVA, C. (2019). Identity orientation: The origins of investors motivations and distinct forms of resource exchange. Academy of Management Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2019). Managing Business Model Change in a Dynamic Environment. Academy of Management Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2019). An Identity Perspective on Entrepreneurial Finance. Rent Conference.
DA SILVA, C., OSIYEVSKYY, O. (2019). Business Model Innovation: A Multi-Level Theory. Rent Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2018). The Role of Angel Investors Identity in Entrepreneurial Finance. ACERE Conference. Brisbane: ACERE Conference 2018.
DA SILVA, C. (2018). Understanding the new generation incubation model: the coworking model., ACERE Conference. Birmingham: Academy of International Business 2018.
DA SILVA, C. (2018). Business Model Innovation: a conceptual model for corporate entrepreneurship., ACERE Conference. Birmingham: Academy of International Business 2018.
DA SILVA, C. (2017). Business Model Innovation: A Top Management Perspective., Business Model Conference. Venice: Business Model Conference.
DA SILVA, C., & OSIYEVSKYY, O. (2017). Business Model Innovation in Incumbent Firms: A Conceptual Model of Process, Antecedents, and Outcomes., Business Model Conference. Venice: Business Model Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2017). The Role of Angel Investor Identity in Entrepreneurship., Academy of Management. Atlanta: Academy of Management.
DA SILVA, C., & OSIYEVSKYY, O. (2017). Business Model Innovation - a cluster of routines view., ICEIRD. Thessaloniki: ICEIRD.
DA SILVA, C., & GURTNER, P. (2017). A five model approach to acceleration., ICEIRD. Thessaloniki: ICEIRD.
DA SILVA, C. (2017). Business Model Innovation: A High Tech SMEs Perspective., ICEIRD. Thessaloniki: ICEIRD.
DA SILVA, C., & GOULD, T. (2017). Angel investors investment decision making: an identity perspective., ICEIRD. Thessaloniki: ICEIRD.
DA SILVA, C. (2017). Accelerators: an assessment of acceleration models., Academy of Management. Atlanta: Academy of Management.
DA SILVA, C., & OSIYEVSKYY, O. (2017). Business Model Innovation: A Theoretical Perspective And Its Implications For Entrepreneurship Research., Academy of Management. Atlanta: Academy of Management.
DA SILVA, C. (2017). Business Model Innovation in Large Companies: Disruption., Lisbon Business Storm - Disruptive Knowledge. Lisbon: Lisbon Business Storm - Disruptive Knowledge.
DA SILVA, C. (2017). The Impact of Accelerators: An Ecosystem Perspective., EURAM Conference. Glasgow: EURAM Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2017). Business Model innovation: A Practitioner Perspective., EURAM Conference. Glasgow: EURAM Conference.
DA SILVA, C., & OSIYEVSKYY, O. (2017). Conceptualizing Business Model Innovation: A Cluster of Routines Perspective., EURAM Conference. Glasgow: EURAM Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2017). Social Identity: An Investor Perspective., EURAM Conference. Glasgow: EURAM Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2017). Business Model Innovation in Swiss SMEs: A Co-Word Analysis., DRUID17. New York: DRUID17.
DA SILVA, C., & GOULD, T. (2017). The Role of Angel Investor Identity in Entrepreneurship., McGill International Entrepreneurship Conference. Galway: McGill International Entrepreneurship Conference.
DA SILVA, C., & GURTNER, P. (2017). Accelerators: an assessment of acceleration models., McGill International Entrepreneurship Conference. Galway: McGill International Entrepreneurship Conference.
DA SILVA, C., & OSIYEVSKYY, O. (2017). Business Model Innovation in Incumbent Firms: A Conceptual Model of Process, Antecedents, and Outcomes., SMS Annual Conference. Houston: SMS Annual Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2016). Business Model Innovation In Incumbent Firms: A Practitioners' Perspective And Implications For Entrepreneurship Research., ACERE Conference. Queensland: ACERE Conference 2016.
DA SILVA, C. (2016). The business model innovation in practice and its implications for entrepreneurship research., ANZIBA Conference. Sydney: ANZIBA Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2016). Business Model Innovation: A Discourse Analysis Of CEOs., ISPIM Innovation Management Conference. Porto: ISPIM Innovation Management Conference.
DA SILVA, C. (2015). Business Model Innovation In Incumbent Firms: A Practitioners' Perspective And Implications For Entrepreneurship Research., Invest Horizon. Lisbon: Invest Horizon.
DA SILVA, C. (2015). Business Model Innovation In Incumbent Firms: A Practitioners' Perspective And Implications For Entrepreneurship Research., Coinvest Venture Days. Nova Gorica: Coinvest Venture Days.

Participation at an Academical or Professional meeting

DA SILVA, C. (2019). The Remix: The Art of Business Model Redesign., Entrepreneurs' Organization Conference.

Invited speaker

DA SILVA, C. (2017). Business Model Innovation. Business Transformation Workshop, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
DA SILVA, C. (2016). Business Model Innovation: a theoretical perspective applied to training. Cutting Edge Digital Mind Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Short paper

DA SILVA, C. (2016). Business model innovation in incumbent firms: Entrepreneurship 4.0. Empreendedorismo 4.0, Cascais, Portugal.
DA SILVA, C. (2015). Business Model Innovation in incumbent firms: from practice to a conceptual model of context, antecedent, and outcomes. Business Process Management Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
DA SILVA, C. (2015). Five Ways To Operate As A Venture Capitalist: What Can We Learn From The Balkan Region. Level Up Conference, Casablanca, Morocco.

Achievements

Grant FCT PhD Grant 2009