Mike Baur grew up in Freiburg Switzerland. Mike started working in the financial industry at the young age of 16 years old, As an apprentice at the Union Bank of Switzerland; back in 1991. Mike continued his career at the bank and would go on to obtain an MBA from the University of Rochester in New York he also received his Executive MBA from the University of Bern.
Mike continued to work for the Union Bank of Switzerland during the 90s before he reached 30; he was promoted to an advisory position. With all of the success that he experienced he still decided to leave the company to try something new in 2008. Mr. Baur stayed at the new position for about six years and was there during the recession. The industry itself began to lose the glitz for him, and he decided to move forward in his passion for helping Tech entrepreneurs find funding for their companies.
With this thought in mind Mike Will Go On to partner with Max Capital Meister and Oli Walzer, the Swiss Startup Factory was born. Mike Baur is its co-founder and executive chairman of Swiss startup Factory. With his experience as a lender and the expertise of his partners, they created a program an incubator program that aids entrepreneurs this program is like a boot camp a provides tutoring and mentoring and training it also helps with funding. Young entrepreneurs that are part of this program receive three months free rent three months worth of assistance they learn to service the world with their product on a global level as well as present and Market their products to people. There are many Network opportunities with other producers of the Tech Market.
Each of the co-founders invests a considerable amount of funds into the entrepreneurs that it serve. This provides the necessary incentive to maintain the success of all involved. When creating the Swiss Startup Factory; the co-creators decided to put Factory in the name of the business. Mike believes factory workers are some of the hardest working people in the world and he also believes that the business owners and entrepreneurs must be willing to work equally as hard to obtain advancements that they are requesting. Mike runs Think Reloaded and continues to work in the Swiss Startup Factory his primary objective is working to secure financing and fundraising