Mike Baur is an established entrepreneur, investor, and banking professional who is well recognized in Switzerland. The individual formerly worked in the Swiss private banking field for over two decades and made great accomplishments. He joined the industry when he got an apprentice position at UBS. Baur was committed to being a successful banking professional, and this facilitated his success. He had managed to be an executive in a bank by the time he quit the sector to focus on entrepreneurship. Mike partnered with top businessmen, Oliver Walzer and Max Meister, to create the Swiss Startup Factory. He has been using the firm in providing inspiration and financial support to entrepreneurs who have startups that are based on digital technology.
Baur is a holder of MBA degrees from the University of Rochester and the Bern University. His academic success has attributed to his career achievements. He has used his company in growing different startups that are focused on developing innovative digital technology-based products that can be sold in the global market. The entrepreneur has also involved himself in projects that support new businesses. The START Summiteer chose him to be part of its jury during a contest that it hosted at the University of St Gallen. The event was used in displaying various innovative startups in the country. CTI recently collaborated with SSUF and Mike was appointed as the assistant managing director of the firm.
The support that is offered by the Swiss Startup Factory has benefited various ICT-based startups to thrive and perform well in the corporate world. The acceleration program of the firm is well structured, and it is funded by private investors. SSUF is in partnership with Gold Back to ensure that it accesses sufficient funds to support its undertakings. The company puts the startup enterprises under its acceleration program for three months. It can determine the creativity and profitability of a firm during this period. Baur is responsible for sourcing the funds that are used in conducting the program.
The outstanding career and entrepreneurship undertakings of Mike Baur were profiled by the Wall Street Journal in 2016. He has been a greatly inspired many young entrepreneurs across Switzerland. Mike has created excellent relationships with several business leaders who he persuades to invest in the innovative startup companies. He also invites his associates to guide the emerging entrepreneurs on how they can manage to compete in the global marketplace.