Mike Baur is the co-founder of Swiss Start-up Factory. He has 20 years of experience within the Swiss banking sector and is accountable for the financing and fundraising at the Swiss Start-up Factory. The company was started in 2014 and seeks thriving digital entrepreneurs to offer them with new chances via the secure network within Switzerland and around the world. Swiss Start-up Factory operates a three-month-long start-up accelerator program through which they provide special services, mentoring, coaching an office space within the core of Zurich and an entrepreneur network to accomplish their ambitious objectives.
The mission of Swiss Start-up Factory is to offer talented and young entrepreneurs in Switzerland with top expertise platform that spearheads them through the business-guided and active process. The Swiss entrepreneur and businessman have broad experience in the banking sector including the Clariden Leu and UBS. Mike quitted and started investing in startup organizations and later co-founded Swiss Startup Factory in 2014 together with Oliver Walzer and Max Meister.
It is the same year that Mike began another company referred as Think Reloaded. The two organizations work together to offer training and plan – an occurrence referred as Swiss Startup Day. SSUF established an alliance with BV4 in July 2016, the organization which weighs inventions, monetary values of ideas and other intellectual property.
Mike took part as a jury member with the START Summiteer, the start-up pitching challenge at St Gallen University. In January 2016, Mike was named as the CTI Invest deputy managing director after Swiss Startup Factored joined hands with CTI. Mike drove the Swiss Startup Factory through its quickening agent program with Goldback Group at the beginning of 2016, and its reunion with Fintech Fusion in February 2016.
To date, Mike operates Think Reloaded and continues operating within the Swiss Startup Factory. Apart from fundraising and financing, he also serves on the BV4 board. The SSUF’s co-founder made the decision to follow his passion. Mike’s efforts have made it a reality for several entrepreneurs to implement and refine pioneering technological ideas.
Swiss Start-up Factory is a business “incubator” that promotes technological progress and economic development by making investment funds and free office space available to people who need the resources. The SSUF also speeds up the startup progress to ensure the new inventions go into the market at the best time. Today, Mike has continued to help many entrepreneurs realize and make their dreams a reality.