Throughout Switzerland, Mike Baur is a recognized entrepreneur and philanthropist. He has made efforts and worked hard to make a difference in his field of banking and finances. Mike was originally born in Switzerland, but today he travels around the world to give advice and empower others.
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Mike was only a teenager when he ventured into the world of banking and finances. Luckily for him he has a strong interest at a young age. This is what made him ultimately pursue it for his career, as he believes it gives him satisfaction and happiness to do.
Mike has worked for a number of different companies, started right after he completed his college education. One notable company he worked for was Swiss Private Banking, where he spent more than a decade of his career working. He was ambitious and always working extra hard to contribute to the company, which allowed him to move up through the ranks until he was an executive director for the company. It was thanks to Mike’s many contributions that the company was able to experience as much growth as it has.
After all this time and experience working in finances and banking, Mike decided it was time for him to start up his own thing, as he knew he had what it takes to do the job right. This is when he partnered up with some others to co-found the Swiss Startup Factory, which has turned into one of the top accelerator firms in the private sector on and international scale.
The company was founded in 2014, and was based out of Zurich in Switzerland with a main focus on helping up and coming entrepreneurs find their footing and take advantage of opportunities that are available. Today, the company has managed to built up a network that extends around the world and are dedicated to providing different business opportunities for clients.
The Swiss Startup Factory and Mike Baur also offer a program for startups for their clients that last a period of three months. During this time the client is couched vigorously to prepare them for the world of investing and business management.