The Swiss Start-Up factory began offering accelerating services to its clients through its Zurich office in 2014. It specializes in ensuring that young technological companies which are seeking to expand meet their goals. It services customers in Switzerland who enjoy innovative and smart products that meet the world-class. Swiss Start-Up packages its program into a three-month session. Subscribers receive the best coaches, mentors, trainers, networking platforms and offices in Zurich. Mike Baur is a partner at the Swiss Start-Up Factory. Currently, he serves as an executive chairman and co-founder. He started the firm in collaboration with other entrepreneurs and has accumulated 20 years of experience banking in the Swiss industry. Mike Baur’s involvement in the group entails strategizing fundraising projects for the company and budgeting for its financial years.
Before setting up Swiss Start-Up Factory, Mike Baur worked as a banker at Sallfort. His company, Swiss Start-Ups, benefits by investing the companies enrolling in their accelerated program. In the summer of 2016, Mike evaluated a group of Fintech enterprises of the Factory and sponsored them as mentors. That same year, he hired Micheal Hartweg, a former financial professional, to mentor and evaluate the finances of Swiss Start-Up. Swiss Start-Up is working in collaboration with Fintech, a Geneva-based accelerator program. Micheal Hartweg specializes in coaching young Fintech entrepreneurs and founders.
Mike Baur has graduated from three tertiary institutions, University of Applied Sciences, University of Rochester and Universitat Bern. He considers himself a passionate entrepreneur and takes great pride in his work. Besides Swiss Start-Up, he owns Reloaded Org and ScanSource. In 2014, Mike Baur joined four other business people to establish Swiss Start-Up. He has contributed significantly to the current status of the firm, a number one Switzerland finance accelerator company. Mike Baur is the founder of Swiss Start-Up association since 2015 and assistant director of Swiss Start-Up Invest since 2016. He began his career as a commercial trainee at UBS and earned his spot among the best Swiss private bankers.
Mike shares his knowledge and inspiration in banking with students at universities, middle-class enterprises and at events. He attributes the success of his various firms to advice from colleagues and partners. Mike believes that there is a close resemblance to the personalities and makeups of a leading sports team and a Swiss Start-Up trainee group. Mike Baur spends his free time following sports, especially the Fribourgh Gotteron hockey team in his hometown.