Mike Baur is a Swiss businessman and also an entrepreneur. His home is located in Fribourg in Switzerland region. His interest in Banking and Finance began while still a teenager, and he followed his early passion to making it his ultimate profession. He spent around twenty years in Private Banking in Switzerland and is well known for his efforts at UBS. He later quit and began investing in startup companies.
His progress was fast growing, and he came up from being an apprentice at UBS to an executive member of a Private Bank in Switzerland. In 2014, while at thirty-nine years old, he started been an entrepreneur and together with Max Meister and Oliver Walzer, they co- founded the Swiss Startup Factory. It is an accelerator company based in Zurich. Swiss Start-Up Company incubates small and medium enterprises. Swiss stat up company provides offices access to a vast network of entrepreneurs and investors in Switzerland. The company also provides other services that startups may require such as financial services and management assistance. It also has a strong network in Switzerland and across the globe. Currently, it is the one of the best early stage privately owned ICT Startup Accelerator in Switzerland.
In 2016, Baur was named deputy managing director of CTI Invest when Swiss Startup Factory partnered with CTI. In early 2016, he led the Swiss Startup Factory through its accelerator program with Goldbach Group at the beginning of 2016, and also its partnership with Fintech Fusion in February 2016.
Mike Baur invests a lot of his time in youth entrepreneurship in Switzerland and supports the young people in their careers as well as assisting them with financial help. He provides young and talented entrepreneurs in Switzerland with a top professional execution platform that guides them through. He is currently the head of Swiss Startup Association and holds the position of director.
Mike Baur is an MBA graduate of the University of Rochester in New York. Mike is also an MBA holder from the University of Bern. His extensive knowledge and experience in the Banking and Finance sector has been of great help to the Swiss economy and also to the aspiring entrepreneurs as a whole whom he mentors.
Apart from his interest in business, Mike is also an ardent sports fan; more especially hockey where he supports his hometown club(Fribourg Gotteron). Surprisingly Mike is a philanthropist with a big heart and always willing and ready to help.