Mike Baur is a sensational key figure in the business world. He has established his stand as a competent and stable entrepreneur and businessman in Switzerland. Baur was born in Fribourg region at his motherland, Switzerland. He took the passion of entrepreneurship at his teens as he was fascinated by ‘the world of banking. He decided to pursue what he loved and spent over 20 years in banking. He participated in various banking institutions including Clariden Leu and UBS. He then quit on the same and opted to major in startup companies as an investor. Baur saw this as a lucrative sector in which he could make a huge impact. With the help of Max Meister and Oliver Walzer, they co-founded the Swiss Startup factory in the year 2014.
Swiss startup Factory provides startup services, mentoring, finances, office spaces, coaching and access to large investor and entrepreneurial networks. This is acknowledged as the company’s startup accelerator. Ideally, Swiss Startup Factory takes the initiative of employing individuals who have similar ideas and can create and share connections easily. This allows the individuals to diversify on essential entrepreneurial and business areas. the aim of the company is to provide young and extremely talented entrepreneurs to the business market. Baur takes the initiative of training and mentoring young individuals wishing to acquire entrepreneurial skills. He is recognized as a Speaker on Investor Panel at the WORLWEBFORUM Next Generation.
The educational achievements of Baur are also impressive as he holds an MBA from the University of Rochester New York and also an Executive MBA from the University of Bern. He says that being an entrepreneur might be very challenging if one does not plan well. Baur has had impressive turn of events as the co-founder of Swiss Startup Factory. He participated as a jury member at the START Summiteer, held at the University of ST. Gallen. When Swiss Startup Factory partnered with CTI Invest, Baur was named as the deputy managing director. He led the company trough it designated accelerator program with Goldback Group back in the year 2016. The company also partnered with Fintech Fusion which allowed it to adopt some aspects as well. Baur’s profile showing his advancements from his early career that came back from Swiss banking to entrepreneurship and startup investments was taken by the Wall Street Journal. This showed how the entrepreneur and thriving business man came to be.