Mike Baur, a co-founder and managing partner of the Zurich Swiss Startup Factory, comes from Fribourg Switzerland. As a teenager, he always dreamt of working as a Banking Financer. Today he is a proud banker helping fellow Swiss citizens to achieve their goals too.
Mike is a graduate of the Rochester University with an MBA as well as an Executive MBA from the Bern University. He spent the 1st 20 years of his career in Swiss Private Banking. Mike was able to move up the ladder to secure a seat on the Executive Board of the Swiss Private bank. He is among the few people in the world that were able to achieve their dreams.
In the year 2014, Mr. Baur and two other partners co-founded the Swiss Startup Factory. The Factory is currently the best private and independent finance ICT Accelerator in their home country. The young entrepreneurs take him as a mentor.
Now as the managing director of the Zurich Startup Factory, he is working hard to ensure that fellow countrymen achieve their dreams too. The Company has a vision to be able to serve young and talented entrepreneurs in the Swiss Nation. He wants to provide the entrepreneurs with a professional implementation platform that takes them through business-driven, dedicated program with ambitious markers.
The Swiss startup lab
The company now offers many young entrepreneurs office equipment, office space, courses in accounting, networking platforms, connections with successful investors, employee benefits and business management. Mike has so far increased the enrollment and his factory’s staff. He wants to help the youth reach greater heights within the short period possible. He has used his long experience and connections in the banking industry to help him achieve this. “You cannot solely rely on perspiration, knowledge and inspiration will take your new business a notch higher than the rest.”
This dream has attracted many successful individuals around him. For example Michael Hartweg, Michael left his company Leonteq. He is already an investor in the Swiss Startup Factory. He will be coaching founders and future founders and corporations in the fintech industry.
For those looking forward to benefiting from the works of Mike Baur, you can take advantage of the three-month accelerator program which can be found on the company’s official website. You will get to present to some of the world’s most prominent entrepreneurs and much more. You can see the requirements of this accelerator program in the same site.