Mike Baur is the co-founder and manager of Swiss Startup Factory. He has worked in the banking industry and had experience of more than 20 years. UBS and Clariden Leu are some of the companies that received his services. After some time he decided to get out of his banking career as an employee. He co-founded the Swiss Startup Factory in the year 2014. His colleagues are Max Meister and Oliver Walzer.
Mike Baur has an MBA from University of Rochester New York and an Executive MBA that he was given from the University of Berne.
He was a jury at a contest held at the University of St Gallen, a start-up pitching competition. When Swiss Startup Factory partnered with CTI, Baur was named the deputy managing director of the CTI Invest company. With this merger, he led the Swiss Startup Factory over its accelerator program doing it with Golback Group. That was in early 2016 and in February he partnered with Fintech Fusion. Right now, the Swiss Startup Factory is the leading independent and private finance ICT Startup Accelerator in the Switzerland.
He likes mentoring the young Swiss youth who are business enthusiasts. Baur gives them advice and supports them financially so that they settle down early and focus on the key goals and strategies of their growing businesses.
His company has various services that offer their esteemed customers. Baur together with his mates guides business starters through the required administrative procedures for them to get a Swiss work permit. He mentors companies for them to come up with clear strategies and vision that will meet the market wants. They then find a clear way and operating plan that will strive towards achieving it. He expands the network of the startup business so that they can connect easily with the desired market. Mike Baur and partners fund investments for the smooth running of business.
While doing business, one needs to get clients who can be depended on and Mike’s company can effectively cooperate, so that they find national and international customers who will fully support them in making deals. Startup companies are incubated by Swiss Startup Factory to be independent and able to make right decisions for their investments. Regular incubating companies will do a 3-month course, but Swiss Startup Factory under Mike Baur will make a 12-month course that will sharpen the owners and employees of the new firm. Baur has continued to be helpful in the Swiss business industry and guided people on the way forward during business startups.