Mike Baur is a widely known name throughout Switzerland, as Mike is a highly successful banker and entrepreneur, and a powerful advocate for philanthropy. Mike Baur is from Switzerland himself, born in Fribourg originally, but now he travels regularly to empower young business-minded individuals with the information they need to succeed.
Mike Baur got his start in the financial world at a rather young age, and his strong interest finances lead him into his lucrative banking career after college. According to Mike, it was satisfying and the work made him happy at the time, despite removing himself from the banking industry after nearly 20 years.
With decades of experience in the financial and banking industry, Mike Baur has worked at many different companies throughout the years. One of the most prestigious to note is the Swiss Private Bank, one of the largest and most reputable private banks in Switzerland. Mike spent more than a decade working for this company, where he was able to rise quickly with his strong work ethic and many contributions to the company’s success. Many of his colleagues stated the company growth was greatly increased through Mike’s efforts.
Despite all of his experience and success in the field of banking, Mike wanted to start on his own business ideas and create a successful company of his own. Mike partnered up with some like-minded individuals who had the same ideals, to create the Swiss Startup Factory, which is one of the leading private startup and finance company’s in Switzerland today.
After founding the company in 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland, Mike’s main focus has been to help young entrepreneurs create successful businesses of their own and take advantage of the many available opportunities. The Swiss Startup Factory has a large network today and helps new startups through this network to spread their name internationally.
The accelerator program offered at the Swiss Startup Factory is also one of the best in the business as well. Lasting a total of three months, this program coaches individuals on the techniques and principles that are required in order to be successful in business and to grow a company for years to come despite the changing markets. This program also adds clients to the companies network after completion while also giving them their own workspace to benefit all parties.