Leading a startup is hard.
Leading a startup during a pandemic for many entrepreneurs is nearly impossible.
A Q&A on Mike's learnings from Zoona's successes and failures as part of a series on the untold stories of social entrepreneurship.
The Money Show 2021.09.13
Bruce Whitfield interviews Mike Quinn on his new book Failing To Win
Skoll Centre Blog 2020.02.21
Part 3 of 3: Know when to scale, pick a strategy and execute well, stay close to your customers, and don't run out of cash!
Skoll Centre Blog 2020.01.10
Part 2 of 3: Build a model, build a team, and build a culture.
Skoll Centre Blog 2019.12.06
Part 1 of 3: Fall in love with a big problem, pick the right co-founder(s), and rapid prototypig to discover product-market fit.
NextBillion - 2019.12.05
An entrepreneur's perspective to an investor's concerns about the "growth at all costs" approach to scaling.
Skoll Centre Blog - 2019.11.06
Fintech is not a silver bullet - it's the application that matters. Fintech solutions can have tremendous positive impact but this is not guaranteed.
Unreasonable Group - 2018.02.28
You are not just the founder of your company by title - you are the heart and soul of the organization; and you are responsible for leading your team to success.
Zoona - 2018.02.22
In 2017, I worked spent five weeks working for, living with, and learning from twelve Zoona agents in Zambia and Malawi to re-connect with our customers.
Unreasonable Group - 2017.07.16
Are you close enough to your most important customers? Here's why taking an immersion trip to actually get to know them will make you a better leader.
Startup Grind - 2017.04.13
A fireside chat to discuss starting and growing a purpose-driven social enterprise and how to raise various types of international and local funding.
Unreasonable Group - 2016.09.05
These are the most essential lessons I learned raising a $15 million Series B investment.
Unreasonable Group - 2016.03.04
A message to all entrepreneurs raising money - make sure you pick the right investors who will help see you through a crisis because one day you'll have one.
Unreasonable Group - 2015.11.05
Zoona was identified by the Nike Foundation and the Unreasonable Group as one of the 10 companies most likely to lift women out of poverty, due to its impact as a Girl Effect Accelerator.