Mike Baur is Swiss businessman who is recognized for his success in the investment and banking industries. He has been committed to offering advice and financial aid to innovative entrepreneurs who have established businesses that provide excellent ICT Solutions. Baur was born in the Fribourg area, and he is currently a resident of the Zurich. He has always been passionate about banking, and this enabled him to have a successful career in the sector. Mike served major banking institutions during his two-decade career in the field, and they include Clariden Leu and UBS. In 2014, he decided to venture into investment and created the Swiss Startup Factory together with Max Mister and Oliver Walzer. Baur currently acts as the managing partner of the enterprise. The Swiss Startup Factory is recognized for being a pioneer company that offers business acceleration programs by using privately sourced funds.
To date, the Swiss Startup Factory has worked with different business leaders in investing millions of dollars in innovative startups. He has teamed up with various private investors who guide the young entrepreneurs on how they can be successful in the business world. Mike has also been working in close collaborations with various organizations that are devoted to ensuring the success of new ventures. He is among the directors of Swiss Startup Foundation, which is a body that he participated in establishing. The entrepreneur was on the jury of the START Summiteer. The event was organized by the University of Gallen to serve a challenge of startups. Mike has been acting as a deputy MD of the CTI Investment since 2016 when the company formed a partnership with the Swiss Startup Factory.
Mike has excellent academic accomplishments. He currently holds an MBA and an Executive MBA. The Wall Street Journal recognized his career achievements and wrote a story about his success in the Swiss banking sector, investments in ICT startups, and his journey as an entrepreneur. The Swiss Startup Factory has made Mike Baur manage all its financing undertakings. He is in charge of sourcing funds for the company by convincing investors to support ICT-based startups. SSUF has offered resources to ensure that young businesses grow and build a niche in the corporate world. The company has also been providing its aid to high potential enterprises that have already been established but lack sufficient funds to expand. It determines outstanding startups by conducting searches across the country.