Subsequent to spending about two decades working in some of the world’s largest banking institutions in Swiss, Mike Baur resorted to entrepreneurship. This decision solely lied in his passion for business and entrepreneurship as he made a comeback with a different approach that most individuals can attest never to experience. Mike Baur is here to guide the next generation of business leaders through the industry of creating successful startups.
Because of his long banking experience in the banking and finance industry, Mike Baur decided to join like-minded business leaders to establish a company that would later empower startup owners. They gave life to Swiss Startup Factory and have since been the leader who oversees the management. Serving as the head cheerleader of this revolutionary business that provides business models for startups, Mike Baur presents himself as not only a leader but also a learner who joins the emerging entrepreneurs throughout the lessons. His aim in these lessons he says; to understand the objective of the business idea to some extent before providing viable advice. Moreover, he dedicates time to helping these entrepreneurs identify sustainable businesses that a startup program would succeed in.
Swiss Startup Factory is a three months program that is business oriented and revolutionary in terms of remodeling the concept of business startups and fostering entrepreneurial networks. Since its establishment, the program has aimed at joining various companies with like visions. Moreover, the leaders of this startup venture are dedicated to mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs as well as coaching them to become world business leaders.
Education and Career Background
Mike Baur is an alumnus of the University of Applied Sciences in Bern where he majored in banking as well as finance. Being visionary, he decided to venture into other courses at the prestigious University of Rochester where he studied a master’s degree in business administration. He also studied business administration and an executive from Bern University. From school, Baur joined the UBS and capitalized his skills in wealth management. For seventeen years, he worked in different departments and managed to garner extensive skills. Thereafter, he left to establish an independent business that is currently his major success story.
Baur has been in the business of managing startups for decades. As such, he urges emerging business professionals to capitalize on due diligence, time management and preparedness as the primary strategies that will make their startups successful.