Mike Baur has had an interesting life journey to become the business person and entrepreneur he is today. Among the things Mike Baur is well known for is his involvement with the Swiss Startup Factory. He is one of the founding members of this venture and currently serves as a managing partner. Other than being a venture capitalist, Mike Baur has a lot of experience and knowledge about the banking and finance industries. He was involved with the Swiss banking system for over two decades. During this period, he formed a lot of partnerships and got to know people who act as his connections to date. During his stint in the Swiss banking industry, he worked with a company called UBS as a commercial apprentice.
Since graduating from college, Mike Baur has been driven by passion, hard work and determination and these virtues earned him a position as an executive member in one of the best Swiss banks. Mike Baur believes that it’s never too late to make it in life. He began his ventures at the age of 39. This was three years ago, and he has recorded significant growth and progress. He works closely with Oliver Walzer and Max Meister, who are the other founding partners of the Swiss Startup Factory. As a mentor for the youth and people wishing to succeed in Switzerland, his main goal is to encourage them and fund the projects that look promising. Up to date, he has listened and funded hundreds of ideas that have gone on to make him millions of money. Other than the Swiss Start up Factory, Mike Baur is involved with another company called Swiss Startup Association as a co-founder and a director. This is a venture that focuses on funding ideas in Switzerland, and he collaborates with powerful financial institutions in the country.
Mike Baur was shaped by the fine education he received when growing up. After finishing high school, Mike Baur joined University of Rochester New York for an undergraduate degree in finance and economics. Mike Baur has an MBA from the University of Berne. As a venture capitalist, he has acted as a panelist for several programs such as the Goldbach Group Forum and the Start Summiteer. During his time as a businessman, Mike Baur has conducted deals with top European firms such as Diabird, Fitonic AG, and Beaconsmind. Mike Baur advocates for people to believe in themselves if they are to succeed in life.