Mike Baur is a Swiss entrepreneur and businessman who has a long and successful career under his belt. He attended the University of Applied Sciences Bern where he received his Bachelor of Applied Science in the area of Banking and Finance. Mr. Baur went on to receive his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Rochester University in Rochester, New York and his Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Bern, located in Bern, Switzerland in 2008.
Mike Baur started his career in Swiss Banking and he got his first position at Wealth Management Switzerland and was shortly hired at KeyClient Group Switzerland as well. He has worked at Sallfort Privatbank AG and Clariden Leu as the Head of Private Banking. Mr. Baur spent over 20 years in banking before quitting in 2014 to found his own companies. In 2014, he launched his first company think reloaded ag, and this is still up and running to this day. Arguably one of his biggest successes is the Swiss Startup Factory Association, which he co-founded at just 39 in 2014, and now acts as the Executive Chairman.
The Swiss Startup Factory Association is dedicated to creating a more friendly environment for other startups, and they promote young entrepreneurial endeavors. It is located in Zurich, Switzerland and is the number one independent startup association in Switzerland. They cater to young digital-based entrepreneurs to get their ideas heard and get them up and running. The Swiss Startup Factory Association offer a three-month accelerated course that teaches young entrepreneurs and gives them a chance to get mentoring, office space to work on their projects, and networking opportunities with their large, exclusive Factory network.
The Swiss Startup Factory Association is unique in the practice of making it a mission to link stakeholders, founders, investors, entrepreneurs, and the Swiss Universities to each other to make data exchange flow seamlessly between the people and organizations.
Mike Baur is revolutionizing the way people network and will continue to do so for years to come. He is a pioneer and a fearless risk taker who will continue to push the envelope and set the bar higher and higher as more opportunities become available. He has a very bright future ahead of him.