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Mike Quinn

Chief Executive Officer, Zoona

Biography

Mike Quinn is Group CEO of Zoona, a purpose-driven African Fintech business that exists to help communities thrive. Since launching in 2009, Zoona has grown to an active customer base of 2 million consumers and 2,600 agent outlets in 3 countries, has processed $2 billion in transactions, and has raised has raised more than $25 million in venture capital. In 2015, the Nike Foundation and Unreasonable Institute selected Zoona for the inaugural Girl Effect Accelerator as one of the top start-ups in the world helping girls out of poverty based on our micro-franchise model that empowers girls and young women to become entrepreneurs.

Mike holds an MBA with Distinction from Oxford University, where he was a Skoll Scholar for Social Entrepreneurship, along with an MSc in Management Development from the London School of Economics. His entrepreneurial journey started as a volunteer in Ghana and Zambia with Engineers Without Borders Canada, and he has now lived and worked in Africa for 12 years. Mike grew up in Calgary, Canada, and completed his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia.