Meet Mike Baur, the CEO and co-founder of the Swiss Startup Factory. Fueled by the drive to become an entrepreneur, Mike can relate to the plight of his fellow startup venture driven entrepreneurs and aims to provide a solution to much of their business related issues. This company favours game changers who are willing to challenge the established traditions of going about setting up a business. The primary role they play is the setting up of a program that lasts 3 months during which the Swiss Startup Factory gives new startups services like coaching, office space allocation arrangement solutions, financing and finance related services and the much needed connection to a large contact base of investors and other entrepreneurs.
Mike worked for his position from an apprenticeship at UBS to securing a top position as an executive member of the board with a big private Swiss bank. He started down the entrepreneurial path at thirty-nine and created the Swiss Startup Factory with two other partners. This company is currently the top privately funded and independent new ICT startup accelerator based out of Switzerland. Mike puts a great deal of effort into the youth business enterprise of Switzerland and backings different Swiss Startups both fiscally and as a guide. He is additionally the Swiss Startup Association’s Director as well as Co-Founder. Mike got himself an MBA from the University of Rochester in New York and in addition a University of Berne Executive MBA. The company is already attracting and harvesting top talent, with Michael Hartweg giving up his position at Leonteq in a operations role to join them. Hartweg has even gone to the extend of selling out his stake with the derivatives specialist. He is now among those who have given up the daily business in finance to become part of the investor force behind the fintech industry by joining the Swiss Startup Factory and he will be coaching the clients there. Mike, having been a previous financier at Clariden and Sallfort, established SSUF with the reason to bolster youthful business visionaries who represent considerable authority in computerized innovations. Hartweg, who is now 44 will put resources into precisely chose new businesses created from inside the factory, according to the company. He will reserve those new businesses with potential for financial specialists, assess and mentor them amid their advancement. Mike is truly an inspiration to budding entrepreneurs both based in Switzerland and globally and his work will embolden them to move forward with the kind of new age companies we need today!