Mike Baur has created a reputation for himself by being a successful entrepreneur and a famed businessman. He has over 20 years’ experience in the Swiss banking industry. He grew from a commercial apprentice in USB to an executive board member in a large Swiss private bank. Baur had always been fascinated with the subject of banking and finance, and he pursued these areas in school and succeeded in turning his passion into his profession. He has been able to create several companies that have gone on to have success both financially as well as finding satisfaction with the clientele involved. This success had him create the Swiss Start-Up Factory in 2014.
The aim of the Swiss Start-Up Factory was to have young entrepreneurs showcase their inventions and pursue their talents in the field of business. Baur is very passionate about youth entrepreneurship in Switzerland and being a founder partner of this company would see him devote his time and resources to the success of those who took up the opportunities. The company runs a three-month program in which the students have a variety of activities that include business networks, coaching, and mentoring and office facilities located in Zurich.
The company has a special funding source with which the young entrepreneurs can market their businesses products and service on a worldwide network. At the start of the program, there is a 30 day trial period where the future business visionaries are offered assistance and direction from the top of the range investors and managers who provide their expertise on various subjects. The aim of this is for them to give back some of the knowledge and success they have mastered over the years. The young generation holds the future, and it is vital to arm them with the proper information to enable them to have a fulfilled future.
The company is located in Zurich and continues to expand its team of investors and partners. This allows for more interested parties who can connect with the factory. Having been provided with the right business networks and resources, it is only a matter of time before the world experiences the fruits of these inventors. The current digital age offers a lot of opportunities for young entrepreneurs who specialize in digital technologies.
Mike Baur holds an MBA from the University of Rochester in New York as well as an executive MBA from the University of Bern.