Mike Baur is an experienced individual who have worked at the Swiss Banking Industry, Clariden Leu and UBS for more than twenty years. This has provided him with great insight on how banking and financial system works. He started his entrepreneurial journey in 2014 at the age of thirty-nine together with Max Meister and Oliver Walzer. He was already involved in funding several startups in his homeland before he ventured into Swiss StartUp Factory.
Mike Baur is a diverse person and has served as the Chief Executive Officer of ScanSource Inc as well as being nominated as the Deputy Managing Director at the ICT in January this year. He has been involved as the judge of startup idea competitions all around the world. He was one of the jury members at the START Summit, a startup pitching competition at St. Gallen University. Mike Baur’s chief area of interest lies in Accounting and Finance and the interest only grew stronger as he grew up pursuing it with one of a kind passion.
Right after finishing his MBA at the university of Rochester and then his executive MBA from the University of Bern, it was clear to all his professors that he has destined for greater things in life. Mike Baur invests in ideas that are brought to him by passionate teams and individuals and provide them with what they would require to thrive in their entrepreneurial endeavours. Swiss Startup Factory is one of the major privately funded information and communication technology accelerators in Zurich. This is to be contacted by people not only in and around Zurich but from elsewhere in the world.
Mike Baur is an active speaker at the world web forums Investor panel. After judging startup competitions, he goes further by mentoring them about the industry and how startup paraphernalia co-exist. He runs a three-month long accelerator program at the heart of Zurich during which he is involved in product polishing, market determination and expansion.
Since his early childhood, he has continually shown the zeal to help others achieve their dreams. He takes pride from aiding youths to develop into successful individuals. He has a platform where each and every person from any place in the world can send their idea and if it is viable enough, he will contact and help your business mature. He has been awarded several honours due to his kind personality.