Mike Baur is a businessman, banker and the co-founder of the Swiss Start Up Factory. He has more than 20 years of experience in the private Swiss banking business. At age 39 he works as an executive board member for one of the most popular and largest private Swiss banks.
ScanSource and The Swiss Startup Factory
Baur’s professional experience though is not limited to one field. He was also employed as the chief executive officer (CEO) of ScanSource, Inc. Baur co-launched the Swiss Startup Factory with the help of an unnamed business partner in 2014. The Swiss Startup Factory is headquartered in Zurich. The Swiss Startup Factory is said to be on of the largest privately-financed ICT start-ups in Switzerland.
Some Program Details
Baur and crew currently offer a program designed for entrepreneurs who need investors. The company provides opportunities for finding sponsors for entrepreneurs. The company reportedly has a solid network of open-minded, international investors.
Baur once reported that the business offers an unbiased, three-month program for startup businesses and those with new ideas. Additionally, the program educates and guides younger entrepreneurs so that they might someday launch their own international ventures. Along with coaching and mentoring opportunities, the program can also provide additional aid such as locating office space in Zurich.
They can also help to create and extend professional networks. The program’s ultimate purpose is to assist assorted burgeoning businesses to meet their goals. For Mike Bauer, of course, this all began years ago.
Background, Education And Interests
As a teenager, he became fascinated with finance and accounting as well. These interests led to his earning an MBA from the Berne University of Business and an MBA from Rochester University too. Soon after he would begin his career in finance.
Mike Baur’s years of professional experience have done more than increase his personal knowledge but has also fed his love of the industry. Today he still keeps an eye out for any news concerning accounting, consultation, financing and the exchange of related ideas. Yet, Baur does have other interests.
Various sources confirm that Mike Baur also takes a real interest in his Friborg area community. He spends his off hours engaged in numerous activities. He spends a lot of time mentoring Swiss youth and other business “newbies” and heads up various entrepreneurial events in Switzerland.