Mike Baur is a skilled businessman with leadership skills and passion for success; providing opportunities for a future generation of young entrepreneurs within the startup industry.
In 2014, Mike founded the Swiss Startup Factory in Switzerland. Today, the company is the number one chosen startup accelerator program within Switzerland and around the world. As the Executive Chairman of Swiss Start Up Factory, Mike has succeeded in becoming a primary professional resource for building companies, not only because of his strong knowledge within the business, but mostly because of his passion.
Mike has an exuberant and high-spirited energy that has an effect on entrepreneurs, which as a result creates a level of great enthusiasm within the Swiss Start Up Factory team and enables them strive for higher levels of achievement. Mike inspires people with his tenacious can-do attitude towards business which impacts all of those with whom he engages.
Swiss Start Up Factory has a unique three-month program that provides entrepreneurs with the platform and foundation needed in order to create their company using a business model that is non-traditional. The program gives each entrepreneur office space to navigate within their team while providing full access to coaching, mentoring and advanced digital technology. Additionally, there is a great advantage for all entrepreneurs for receiving capital investments which the program helps to facilitate. Mike personally designed the program with a high level network of investment strategies, and he’s very involved within the process for matching each investor with the right startup company.
Mike believes that in order to bridge the existing economy with a futuristic growth economy, there needs to be a high focus on digital transformation. He is extremely active within the evolution of the transformation within Sweeden as a board member within several Swiss companies. Mike is also the Deputy Managing Director for Swiss Start up Invest; a prominent financing company that is chosen by investors for non-traditional lending, and he’s held that position since 2016.
As a previous investment banker for more than 20 years, Mike has a skillful advantage for accomplishing the precise alliance between an investor and a young entrepreneur. He has experience as a board member of a leading Swiss Bank which he held prior to founding the Swiss Start Up Factory.
Mike Baur has created a success by continuing to allow his passion for guiding his business ideas and generating excitement towards innovative investment choices.