Entrepreneur Mike Baur is one of the founders of the Swiss Startup Factory. The business is stationed in Munich, Germany.
Mike Baur initially took up the business of banking. He worked in the sector for about 20 years before he met his current business partners and together they decided to venture into entrepreneurship. The created the Swiss Startup Factory a few year ago in 2014. Mike Baur’s business partners are entrepreneurs Oliver Walzer and Max Meister. Together they operate as managing partners of the firm.
Swiss Startup Factory is a large firm that invests in startups. The company also offers resources and training to the companies in order to help them rise and have a foot in the global market. The businesses can take advantage of the renowned Accelerator program offered by the Swiss Startup Factory. During the program, companies get an office in Munich and receive specialized training and coaching by Mike Bour and other experts.
Since Mike Baur transitioned his career into entrepreneurship, his business development has reached new heights. The Swiss startup factory has been working in collaboration with many other companies over the years. In 2015 the company collaborated with CTI Invest, and at the beginning of 2016, Mike Baur was elected deputy managing director of the business. Next, Swiss Startup Factory started working with Goldback group to create the accelerator program which was launched last year in 2016. The business also collaborated with Fintech Fusions at the same time. At the end of 2016, the collaborations and the accomplished results were documented in an article by the Wall Street Journal. Mike Baur was in the spotlight of the publication, and it detailed his career so far and his presonal business accomplishments.
Mike Baur has come a long way since 2014. He is a versed entrepreneur and leadership comes naturally. Interviewers often ask Mike Baur about what it takes to make it in the business world. The pieces of advice that Mike Baur would like to extend to less experienced entrepreneurs is never to stop learning. Entrepreneurship is a lifelong journey of learning new things from those who have come before you but also from those who are new to the business and might have a different outlook on the matter.
Over the course of his career, Mike Baur has noticed that surrounding himself with people that wish to learn and teach at the same time has been highly beneficial to his own development in the sector.