Mike Baur is the standing CEO as well as a co-founder of the Swiss Startup Factory. The Swiss Startup Factory first opened for business in 2014 and has since been focused on helping individuals be successful in their entrepreneurial endeavors. Swiss Startup Factory has a large network today, which allows them to match up clients with various business opportunities internationally. Along with their typical startup services, the Swiss Startup Factory also offers a unique accelerator program to mentor individuals and effectively drill business methods and techniques into them to ingrain the proper skills for them to run and manage their own company.
Mike Baur also helps his clients build up their social networks and connections to help them spread their name as an entrepreneur and reach their goals. Mike’s mission with the Swiss Startup Factory is to help turn new and innovative ideas into successful startup companies that expand around the world. Mike’s only concern isn’t the startup of new companies but also making sure existing companies are managed successfully and find new growth as well. This was the original vision for Mike Baur, Oliver Walzer, and Max Meister, the co-founders of the Swiss Startup Factory. Thanks to Mike’s dedication and strong work ethic, he is admired by his team that also share his passion and have helped the company grow to reach new heights every year. Swiss Startup’s leading accelerator program goes above and beyond to ensure the success of their clients.
Mike Baur has a strong background in finances and business, having earned several degrees from the likes of Berne University and Rochester University. Before starting up his company, Mike Baur was focused on the banking and financial industry and spent more than 20 years in banking throughout Switzerland. He held board member positions and several executive positions throughout his years, most notably with the Swiss Private Bank. Despite his reputation and highly successful position in the banking industry, Mike wanted to work on his idea for a startup company. Mike knew he had what it took to successfully achieve his goal and today, Swiss Startup Factory is one of the leading private startup companies in Switzerland, helping individuals build successful companies all over the world. Mike has even taken to speaking and offering advice while he travels around the world working to build his network and find new startup ideas.