Mike Baur is recognized as the Speaker on Investor Panel at the WORLDWEBFORUM Next Generation and also the Cofounder and Managing Partner at the Swiss Startup Factory. Swiss Startup company impacts itself with the duty of providing startups with services, financing, mentoring, access to large investor and entrepreneurial networks, coaching and office spaces. This is esteemed as the company’s startup accelerator. The company employs individuals who share similar ideas with the ability to create and share connections. What the company aims at offering is providing young and extremely talented entrepreneurs in Switzerland. This will only be accomplished through a professional execution platform guiding the individuals through business-driven and dedicated processes in the business environment.
Mike Baur was born in Fribourg region, Switzerland. He was fascinated with matters of banking while still a teenager, hence decided to settle with his passion at an earlier stage. Due to this factor, he spent 20 years in Swiss Private Bank before making his way up the chain from a commercial apprentice at UBS to one of the executive board members of a larger Swiss Private Bank. With the help of two partners, Max Meister and Oliver Walzer, Mike founded Swiss Startup Factory and turned it into the number one independent ICT Accelerator in Switzerland. The company was privately sponsored by those who founded it. Mike has been involved in the development of the company as he seeks to place it as one of the best companies internationally.
He has invested quite a lot of his time in the Swiss youth entrepreneurship through mentoring and, training young individuals who wish to seek entrepreneurial skills. Mike positively motivates the younger generation into pursuing their dreams of becoming successful entrepreneurs in future. Ideally, he supports a couple of Swiss Startups both as a mentor and financially as well. This has enabled him to higher heights as a key figure to most individuals with a passion in entrepreneurship. Mike has studied for higher education and hold an MBA from the University of Rochester, New York and also an Executive MBA from the University of Bern. Mike began off by investing in various startup companies before co-founding Swiss Startup factory as he saw this as a lucrative field to major on. He has partnered with various other companies including Fintech Fusion (2016). The Wall Street Journal took the initiative of profiling Mike Baur’s earlier career from banking to entrepreneurship.