He is a businessman, and very passionate about the young people. Mike Baur was born in and raised in Freiburg Switzerland. He has been business minded since he was young. At the age of 16, Mike began his banking career when he joined UBS serving as an apprentice. After his High School graduation, Mike Baur has an opportunity to pursue his dreams and joined Rochester University as well as Bern University where he studied business and graduated with a business degree from both educational facilities. At the beginning of his career; Mike was very ambitious and he exactly knew what he wanted to achieve in life. He went ahead to explain which and what positions he would love to hold in the banking and finance sector before attaining the age of 30.
Mike Baur continued to work for UBS as he sharpened his finance and banking skills and he was lucky to climb the career ladder before attaining 30 years of age. Mr. Baur was responsible for advising the wealthy individuals of Switzerland on financial matters. Mike got another opportunity to serve at Clariden Leu immediately he quitted UBS. Despite doing well in the banking and financial industry and getting numerous promotion; Mike decided to quit the industry and engage in what he loves doing; helping the young investors reach their full potential. In 2014 Mike Baur together with two of his friends; Max Meister, and Oliver Walzer established Swiss Start-up Factory with a primary mandate of offering help to the ambitious and aspiring techs in Switzerland.
Swiss Start-up factory is the unique incubators because according to the founders it is an independent body. The organization helps the young techs by funding their projects, providing g free office space in Switzerland’s biggest city, offer training, as well as three months mentorship. The beneficiaries gain a lot form the Start-up program, they are able to learn how to market their products as well as services, connect with other business people all over the world, as well as gain knowledge on how they can get fund from other stockholders. Mike together with his team has the biggest responsibility of encouraging the young entrepreneurs to participate in pitching contests. Mike Baur is a major contributor to Swiss Start-up Factory and other organizations which include; BV4, as well as Think Reloaded. Mike Baur’s efforts have been of a great benefit to many young entrepreneurs who have been able to instrument and polish revolutionary technological ideas.