Unscalable

The Hard Lessons This Startup Founder Learned From Failure with Mike Quinn

October 27, 2021 Gavin Hammar
Unscalable
The Hard Lessons This Startup Founder Learned From Failure with Mike Quinn
Show Notes

Mike Quinn is a co-founder and CEO of Boost, with a mission to power the growth of Africa's 100 million informal retail entrepreneurs.  Prior to Boost, Mike was a co-founder and CEO of Zoona, one of Africa's earliest fintechs. 

In this episode, Mike talks about: 

  • How to avoid the same hurdles and failures he suffered while building Zoona
  • Why he left Canada to build an ambitious startup in Africa in the first place 
  • The failure that taught him the most about entrepreneurship
  • How first time founders can reduce the risk of failure 
  • How to prototype and test before writing your first line of code
  • Why you should build with the fewest right people

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Connect with Mike on LinkedIn
Failing To Win By Mike Quinn (Amazon link)