Entrepreneur Mike Baur is in the business of helping other digital entrepreneurs launch their new start up venture. He is one of the founders of the Swiss Start Up Factory. Mike, along with Max Meister and Oliver Walzer founded the company in 2014. The Swiss Start Up Factory is based in Zurich, Switzerland. Mike serves as Executive Chairman of the company.
With his years of business and his entrepreneurial spirit, Mike enjoys helping others get the right start in bringing their own entrepreneurial dreams to reality. Mike knows all about what it takes to start a successful new business venture. Many youngentrepreneurs start with a dream and an idea, but they may not be prepared to face the challenges of a new business owner. They need the help of an expert, and someone who is interested in seeing them succeed. That’s where Mike Baur and the Swiss Start Up Factory come in.
Mike becomes a mentor the very first day. The new business owner will enter into the aptly called the accelerator program. Mike will help the new client develop a business plan, something that most entrepreneurs may not have yet committed themselves to do. Once there is a clear plan of action, Mike works with them to begin the implementation of the plan, including promotion and marketing.
Mike Baur was born in Switzerland. He has over 20 years of financial experience. He worked in the banking industry for many years. Mike has worked at two major Swiss banks, namely UBS and also Clariden Leu. He left his secure career in banking to pursue his own dream of business ownership. He knew he wanted to launch start up companies. He took part in a contest for start ups as a jury member. The contest was held at the University of St Gallen. It was called the START Summiteer. Entrepreneurs were given the opportunity to pitch their new business in front of the jury panel.
Another one of the services provided at the Swiss Start Up is assistance with the funding of the start up. Mike is very familiar to working with investors, going back to in his banking days. He has access to many investors who will finance the start up, and Mike himself is also an investor in start up companies. The new business owners can receive up to 3 months of assistance launching their new start up business.