Mike Quinn | Entrepreneur, CEO, Author

Mike Quinn was co-founder and CEO of Zoona. Now based in London, he is CEO of Boost, which he co-founded to enable informal small businesses to thrive in Africa’s emerging digital economy. Mike’s entrepreneurial journey in Africa started as a volunteer in Ghana and Zambia with Engineers Without Borders Canada. He has received a Skoll Scholarship from Oxford’s Saïd Business School, the Edward W Claugus Award for Leadership and Innovation in Financial Inclusion from Accion, and a Social Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Schwab Foundation.


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Writing this book has taught me what a gift it was to go through such an intense startup journey from beginning to end, and how the multitude of challenges and failures we — and I — experienced were the source of so much of Zoona’s and my growth.”