Mike Baur is one of the successful entrepreneurs who got a degree in business from the University of Bern and Rochester University. Baur co-founded Swiss Start-up factory. He is the managing partner of the Swiss Start-up factory. Baur had worked in the banking industry for over 20 years before leaving to pursue entrepreneurial ambitions. He provided advisory services to wealthy men and women during his tenure at UBS bank. Baur advised them on identifying profitable investment opportunities. He achieved a coveted status in the Swiss banking industry. He accomplished this despite his young age. Mike Baur has always been ambitious and hard working. Clariden Leu Chief Executive Officer noticed his incredible performance and appointed him to become the regional manager of the bank’s Zurich region. The CEO went ahead to recruit many former UBS employees to increase investment for Clariden Leu.
Mike’s departure from the banking industry
Baur left his banking career to focus on his entrepreneurial ambitions. He believes in the “big cat syndrome.” The syndrome was also the reason he thought it was his time to quit and pursue entrepreneurship. Mike Baur says that the syndrome makes executives in the banking sector to have misconceptions about being aware of, and control over, everything happening around them. The syndrome causes managers prone to the effects of economic changes that lead them to financial problems. With this realization, he purposed to pursue his dreams despite his confession that he loved working in the banking industry.
Baur’s Entrepreneurial Establishment
Mike Baur faced many challenges that new entrants experience in the technology field. Baur was resilient and persistent. He overcame these challenges to establish Swiss Startup Factory. He attributes his stint in the banking industry as one of the critical places where he honed the managerial skills that helped him manage Swiss Start-up factory efficiently. Swiss Start-up factory provides investors with advice on strategies for successful entrepreneurial decisions. Swiss Start-up factory partnered with CTI Invest in early 2016. Mike Baur became the deputy managing director after the partnership.
Baur also mentors, guides, and coaches entrepreneurs to achieve success. Mike Baur’s hard work and achievements inspire many across the globe. Mike tells employees not to rely on their monthly salaries. He encourages them to work hard and take risks. He urges them to purpose to become their bosses one day. Mike Baur explains to people to believe in the beauty of their dreams.