"Let's be limitless in our dreams and fearless in our pursuits"
Over the past 20 years, Marsal Gifra has founded and led ventures in pioneering sectors such as the Internet, Mobile and Space.
In 1996, he created his first startup. After two years, Telefónica bought into his venture and became part of Terra Networks, one of the largest Internet portals in the world.¹ Shortly after Terra's successful IPO, he left to found Latinia, a European mobile company pioneer in providing interactive SMS-based services.² Then a few years later, he moved into the new emerging commercial space industry. In 2007, he cofounded Galactic Suite, a space tourism venture which planned to build a space resort in orbit.³
Terra Network's Search Engine Ad. Credit: DDB
Latinia's Mobile Banking Platform. Credit: LIB
Galactic Suite's Space Station. Credit: GSG
As a business pioneer, he is continuing to pursue new ideas and ventures that have a vision of changing the world.
In 2013, he founded the think-lab Q Singular with the aim of identifying and testing new technologies that could be game-changers. Among the technologies impacting the present and future of business, there are three —Artificial Intelligence¹, Renewable Energy,² and Virtual Reality³— in which he foresees a huge opportunity to develop new disruptive ventures due to its potential to revolutionize transversally across sectors.
Metro UI Concept. Credit: Microsoft
Hydrogen-powered Car. Credit: BMW
Immersive Facility. Credit: Monash University