Mike Baur is a Swiss banking professional and entrepreneur who has devoted his career to supporting innovative ICT startups. He is among the founders and stakeholders of Swiss Startup Factory. Baur formerly worked for various corporations in the Swiss private banking industry. He made significant accomplishments in the sector including acting as an executive board member of a leading banking institution. Mike had a passion for serving in the baking and finance sector from when he was still a teenager. He was successful for the two decades that he served in the industry.
Baur holds an executive MBA from the Bern University. His top level of education has enabled to understand a lot about the business world. After quitting his banking career, Mike founded a creative firm that is known as the Swiss Startup Company. He focused on making investments in various startup companies that offered ICT solutions. Other co-founders of the Swiss Startup Factory are Max Meister and Oliver Walzer. Mike has been taking part in various startup-related undertakings. He was chosen to serve on the jury of START Summiteer, which is a contest that was organized at the University of St Gallen determine the most innovative startups. The entrepreneur was named as the deputy managing director of CTI after the form collaborated with the Swiss Startup Factory.
Swiss Startup Factory has been offering a chance for new digital technology companies to penetrate markets by using its well-structured acceleration program. Baur has worked closely with organizations such as Gold Back to ensure that the plan is successful. The company has been ensuring that ICT startups thrive and become successful in the global markets. The businesses that it supports go through the acceleration program that is conducted for about three months. During this period, the startups are tested to see if they can be successful in the marketplace. Mike is in charge of managing the funding program of the company.
The excellent work that Mike Baur does was recognized by the Wall Street Journal, which profiled his story in December 2016. He spends a lot his time analyzing and investing in businesses that have been established by the Swiss youth. The entrepreneur also mentors young innovators in Zurich. Mike focuses on networking and has linked up with several business leaders and investor who have partnered with him. His passion and experience in banking, finance, and entrepreneurship have assisted him to be successful.