Víctor Canivell Receives Entrepreneurship Award at the 29ª Nit de les Telecomunicacions i la Informàtica

Victor Canivell, co-founder and VP of Qilimanjaro has recently been honored with the prestigious Salvà i Campillo Entrepreneurship Award during the 29ª Nit de les Telecomunicacions i la Informàtica in Barcelona.

The Salvà i Campillo Entrepreneurship Award, given by the Catalan Association of Telecommunications Engineering and Digital Technologies (Telecos.cat) and the Official College of Computer Engineering of Catalonia (COEINF), recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional vision and leadership in launching innovative business initiatives. Victor’s commitment and dedication to Qilimanjaro since its inception exemplifies the essence of a great entrepreneur. He has led highly innovative initiatives that have not only made a lasting impact on the company and the industry but, crucially and most importantly, on its team as well.

Victor Canivell receiving the Salvà i Campillo Entrepreneurship Award.

What really sets Victor apart is in fact his ability to turn a personal recognition like this award into a celebration of collective achievement. In his acceptance speech, he shifted the spotlight from himself to the entire Qilimanjaro team as he pointed out how hard they all worked together, with determination, always overcoming challenges and never giving up. This gesture speaks volumes about Victor’s character, a leader who not only excels individually but also lifts those around him. His generous spirit and inclusive mindset have undoubtedly contributed to Qilimanjaro’s success, as we are now a stronger team, aligned with a common vision and direction that was set by him.

“Victor’s dedication has been one of the main driving forces behind Qilimanjaro successes, igniting its growth and enabling it to thrive. Our achievements are a direct result of his tireless efforts, and receiving this public recognition serves as validation that our collective views are resonating with the world.”

Marta Estarellas, CEO at Qilimanjaro

The news of Victor’s achievement has spreaded across various media platforms, including La Vanguardia and Barcelonadot. This coverage highlights the importance of our work within Catalonia but it also shines a spotlight on the region’s technology ecosystem which has become a quantum hub, attracting talent and recognition internationally.

Victor Canivell’s win of the Salvà i Campillo Entrepreneurship Award just weeks after Qilimanjaro’s win as Best Digital Startup at the 4YFN Awards 2024 serves as inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators worldwide. His remarkable journey with Qilimanjaro is a clear example of his unique vision, mindset, and dedication. These are the industry leaders Spain’s tech ecosystem needs. We want to take advantage of this public recognition to express our immense pride in having Victor as part of our team, not only as one of our foremost inspirations but also as a true role model for us all.

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