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