Mike Baur is an entrepreneur from Switzerland. For 20 years, he pursued a successful career in private banking, to the extent of being named an executive board member from the mare commercial apprentice he was initially. Mike hails from Fribourg in Switzerland region a place with great sentimental value to him. While he was a teenager, Mike Baur was already captivated by banking and finance. It, therefore, made him fell accomplished when he made a profession out of his early passion.
In the course of his career, Mike Baur found his next step. Entrepreneurship. Together with his other two partners, Mike Baur established the Swiss Startup Factory in the year 2014 at the age of 39. The factory aims at getting involved in the establishment of companies through mentorship, coaching and offering office space. In its nature, the plant is entirely different from other startups and has prospects of moving a notch higher. Mr. Mike Baur says that this is possible because his team has the necessary skills. The co-founders also have massively invested their time and other resources in the factory.
Swiss Startup Factory is an independent entity. It is the leading factory in Switzerland priding itself as a privately funded and as an ICT Startup Accelerator. After the plant partnered with CTI in the year 2016, Mike Baur was designated to be the CTI deputy managing director. Led by its co-founder Mike Baur, the Swiss Startup Factory collaborated with Goldbach Group. Come February 2016; the factory became partners with Fintech Fusion.
Mike Baur believes that hard work is crucial to entrepreneurial success. He says that hard work has considerably contributed to the success that Swiss Startup Factory has had. Most of his time is invested in the Swiss youth entrepreneurship. He is a great supporter of numerous Swiss startups regarding finance and mentorship. He is a speaker in various places such as universities and growing corporates. Mike Baur is also the director and co-founder of Swiss Startup Association.
Among Mike Baur’s academic credentials is an Executive MBA that he got from the University of Bern. He also is a holder of MBA University of Rochester, New York. His mission is being a link between old and new economies so as to solve challenges such as digital transfer faced by Swiss companies. His experience in banking greatly helps him to achieve this.
His greatest strength is giving an audience to investors, colleagues, and other specialists of different fields globally.