Mike Baur is a key person on the staff at Swiss Startup Factory. That’s because he’s the firm’s CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and co-founder. Swiss Startup Factory is a firm that focuses on the subject in its name. The goal of the Swiss Startup Factory is to help up-and-coming entrepreneurs get off the ground. Swiss Startup Factory aims to nurture and nourish startup organizations that have fresh and exciting concepts driving them. The company is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It has been in existence since 2014.
Mike Baur has a big role at Swiss Startup Factory. He’s in charge of the company’s financing and fundraising matters. It’s no surprise that Baur is so heavily involved in the company’s financial aspects. That’s because he’s worked in banking in Switzerland for two full decades. Money is a significant area of expertise for Baur.
Baur works and has worked for a vast range of companies in Switzerland. He works as the vice president of the Innovation Lab Fribourg. This company assists young entrepreneurs that are involved in natural sciences, business and engineering. Baur has been a part of the Innovation Lab Fribourg team since the autumn of 2015. Companies Baur has worked for the in the past include Clariden Leu, Sallfort Privatbank AG and UBS Wealth Management. He worked as the head of private banking in Switzerland for Clariden Leu. He had the same exact position title at Sallfort Privatbank AG.
Baur can speak three languages. These are German, French and English. He received part of his education in the United States. He attended the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York between the years of 2007 and 2008. He earned an MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree at the school. He also attended universities in Bern, Switzerland’s capital.
The financial services executive is equipped with many abilities that help him in the financial services field. These many specialties include investment banking, portfolio management, asset management and wealth management.