Starting up a successful company from scratch and maintaining it till it has a chance to grow has become a difficult thing for many young aspiring business students and entrepreneurs. Things are more difficult than ever before, so the chances of breaking into the industry for new entrepreneurs without adequate experience is becoming near impossible. Despite this growing difficulty for business majors and entrepreneurs, making it as a successful business owner is possible with the right knowledge and guidance. This is exactly what the Swiss Startup Factory is designed to do, provide young individuals with the proper management and knowledge to maintain a successful startup. Although the company is relatively new, starting up in just 2014, they have made a big name and helped many individuals build successful businesses out of Zurich, Switzerland.
Today, Swiss Startup Factory has a rather large network that can operate at an international level which enables them to offer opportunities regularly on a wide scale. The company’s accelerator program affords coaching, mentoring, and services for clients to participate in as well. Thanks to Swiss Startup working to expand their network since their inception, they are able to help others achieve their entrepreneurial goals.
The Swiss Startup Factory was founded by Mike Baur, Max Meister, and Oliver Walzer, and the company has since come a long way in helping provide successful startups. Mike Baur currently sits as CEO for the company and works to manage the firms fundraising and financing for future projects.
Mike Baur was born and raised in Switzerland and still lives on the beautiful island working at the Swiss Startup Factory. Mikes strong background in math and finances gave him some early direction for where he wanted to take his career in life. Due to his talent, he developed an interest in finances and the banking industry. After Mike earning his master’s degree from the University of Rochester in Business Administration and his BMA from the University of Bern, he entered the field of private banking. Mike climbed the ladder and held executive positions for high private banks around Switzerland before one day discovering the idea for the Swiss Startup Factory. Despite his executive positions at leading private banks, Mike wanted to help others start up their own successful companies and put their ideas out into the world. Today, the Swiss Startup Factory has become one of Switzerland’s leading startup companies thanks to Mike’s ambitions and unrelenting dedication.