Every serious businessman and entrepreneur has the life of Mike Baur as a blueprint to making it in their career life. With his commitment to bring changes in business and to help in actualizing the entrepreneurial efforts of many upcoming entrepreneurs, Mike, Oliver Walze, and Max Meister are the brains behind Swiss Startup Factory (SSUF). The firm was founded in 2014 and focuses on innovations into the business world by killing the status quo mentality and coming up with brandy business models, services and variety of products.
As the Co-Founder of SSUF, they have helped various companies like Beaconsmind, WeaVR, Avanco, Joineer, GOWAGO, Snowcookie, IDUN, and GetLocal etc. SSUF helps these companies through coaching and mentorship programs which take 3 months. Their connections to huge networks of investor and various entrepreneurs enable them to give a hand to early-stage companies. Mike Baur’s major advice to the upcoming entrepreneurs is to always expect a rough and intense start when starting a business. In order to increase their productivity, they have to focus on the most urgent and those important things.
Mr. Mike advises upcoming investors to always test an innovative idea that is in their mind, measure their market response and make a conclusion from both positive and negative feedbacks which helps them adjust their strategies accordingly. But prior to joining SSUF, Mike Baur worked in the banking industry for more than two decades and gained a vast experience in the field of banking and finance where he was serving as a client service provider and also as a manager. He has received a variety of honorary awards in the banking industry where he has used the investment opportunities available.
From the original team of 3 people, SSUF has grown to have a population of more than 1,000 upcoming entrepreneurs who are focused on having very stable businesses. This Company always has a plan for building various products that fit the expectations of their clients through working with the most modern software technology.
This successful entrepreneur was brought up in Freiburg, Switzerland and later earned business degrees from Bern University and from the University of Rochester. He had his apprenticeship program at the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) where he turned out to be a young finance expert. Mike Baur was promoted several times while in UBS making him be part of the advisory team before he reached 30 years. He later joined Zurich office of Clariden Leu where he held top position for 6 years and resigned to help upcoming entrepreneurs.