Every person would love to accomplish their childhood dreams and passion, although most of us to achieve that, few people have reached that including entrepreneur Mike Baur. Mike Baur is a banker, and his passion for finance began when he was still a teenager. Mike was born and raised in Fribourg, Switzerland. Mr. Baur is a go-getter, and he did not let his dreams and passion for finance die, instead went after his high school education, he ahead to pursue MBA from the University of Rochester and an Executive MBA from the University of Bern.
Mike Baur began his career working in the Swiss Banking Sector, and his hard work and devotion saw him climb the career leader becoming one of the Executive Board members in a Swiss private bank. Mike has worked in top banks in Switzerland including Clariden, and Sallfort. Baur is also very passionate about seeing young people succeed in life and especially in financial matters. Together with his co-partners, they founded Swiss Startup Factory in 2014. The primary reason for establishing Swiss Startup Factory was to mentor as well as supporting the young innovators in Switzerland and the world over. The institution is privately owned, and it is also funded and supported independently.
Swiss Startup Factory is a unique support organization in Switzerland, and it is designed to run a three-month accelerator program. The accelerator programs are very clear and are meant to describe milestones that will decrease time to market. The young innovators receive funding and execution from the company during the acceleration session. Some of the areas that the organization helps the young entrepreneurs include sales and marketing, finance, law, and technology. The most significant assistance they are offered is the mentorship program which is conducted by top successful entrepreneurs.
Swiss Startup Factory accelerator program does not only provide mentorship and support to startup but also to entrepreneurs in residence who have not yet found a business idea but are willing to found a startup. The young entrepreneurs apply, and they are selected to be part of the startup team that will receive mentorship and support from the Swiss team. The Swiss Startup Factory continues to sustain new start-ups and developments, and it is even more interested to discover more new possible projects. Mike Baur who is the Chief Executive Officer of the organization and has more than 20 years experience in the financial sector continues to provide leadership to the team to fulfill the young innovator’s dreams.