Mike Baur is an entrepreneur who is recognized in Switzerland because of the tremendous support that he offers to startup businesses. His homeland is in the Fribourg region. Mr. Baur currently serves as the executive chairman of Swiss Startup Factory, which is a company that he co-founded. He formerly worked in the Swiss banking sector for more than 20 years and gained a lot of experience in the field. The banks that he served include UBS and Clariden Leu.
Baur’s passion has been in the finance and banking industries from the time when he was a teenager. He kicked off his career as an entrepreneur in 2014 when he was 39 years old. Mike has been working with Oliver Walzer and Max Mister who are also co-founders of the Swiss Startup Factory to ensure that it is successful. The firm is regarded as the leading privately financed startup accelerator that supports ICT businesses across Switzerland.
Mike Baur has committed himself to investing resources in enterprises that have been established by the youth. He has also been offering beneficial motivation to that enable young entrepreneurs to be successful in their ventures. Baur is also part of other organizations that are devoted to supporting startups. He acts as the director of Swiss Startup Association, which is a body that he co-founded. Mike was also chosen to serve on the jury of a startup contest that was known as the START Summiteer. The University of St Gallen hosted the event, and it was devoted to determining startups with a high potential. The entrepreneur currently serves as the deputy managing director of the CTI Investment and has been holding the position since 2016 when the company entered into a partnership with Swiss Startup Factory.
Mike Baur completed his MBA from the Rochester New York University and later enrolled at the University of Berne to pursue his executive MBA. His excellent career was noticed by the Wall Street Journal, which featured a story about his entrepreneurship journey, the career in the Swiss banking industry, and startup investments. Mike heads the fundraising and financing undertakings of the Swiss Startup Factory.
Swiss Startup Factory has supported several enterprises since it was established in 2014. The main offices of the accelerator company are located in Zurich. It has been searching for high potential entrepreneurs in Switzerland, and its offers them opportunities through its robust networks in Switzerland and other parts of the world.