Mike Baur is the founder the Swiss startup Factory AG. Baur has more than 20 years of experience while working in the Swiss banking industry. He is currently responsible for the financing and the fundraising of the Swiss startup factory.
The Swiss startup factory was started in Zurich, and the purpose of the firm was to look for digital entrepreneurs. The company is known to provide vibrant opportunities through an elaborate network in Switzerland and all over the world.
The Swiss startup Factory AG offers an accelerator program that runs for three months. The program provides a broad range of services such as coaching, mentorship and office spaces that are located in the center of Zurich. The firm also provides to the entrepreneurs a real network that makes it easy for them to actualize their ambitious goals.
In 2008, Baur managed to attain the rarefied designation in the Swiss banking sector. This status involved a prominent role of a wealth manager in the Clariden Leu and also an office that is located in an elegant building in Zurich’s affluent neighborhood of Bahnhofstrasse.
Baur worked for 20 years in the private banking in Switzerland and worked hard to attain the status of an executive board member of an enormous private bank in Switzerland.
At the age of 39, Baur started his journey as an entrepreneur. He launched, together with his partners, the Swiss startup factory. The firm has expanded to become the leading private and independently financed institution in Switzerland.
Mike Baur is known to spend a lot of time educating the youth on entrepreneurship. He also supports many startups in Switzerland both as a mentor and also aiding them financially. He is also a director and also a co-founder of the Swiss Startup Association.
Buer achieved his MBA from the University of Rochester, which is located in New York. The University of Berne awarded him an Executive MBA.
The Swiss Startup Factory was launched in 2014, and its aim was to start global companies that would disrupt the standard products, norms and business models. The primary duty of the corporation is to provide a program that would provide the startups that are in their early stages with services, mentorship, coaching, and access to a network of investors.
Baur took part as a member of a jury at a START committee, which was a startup that was pitching a contest at the University of Gallen.