Mike Baur

Mike Baur is one of the co-founders of Swiss Startup Factory. He started his entrepreneurial life in the year 2014 while at the age of 39 years. He began his career as a commercial apprentice. Baur later scaled up the ranks to become a senior of a leading banking and entrepreneurial services provider in Switzerland.


Mike Baur and other senior managers of Swiss Startup Factory helped to propel the company from being a locally operating firm into an internationally recognized company. Presently, Swiss Startup Factory is a recognized privately held firm that operates more than 2000 startup programs annually.


Recently, Mike Baur was listed among the best ten startup acceleration enablers in Switzerland. He was also featured in the Wall Street Journal where an article was written about his career. He is among the most successful entrepreneurs who are keen on improving innovation through promotion and support for the future businesses in the country.


Mike Baur is a family man who is married, and together with his spouse, they have two children. He boasts an MBA degree that he received from University of Rochester New York. Baur also has an Executive MBA that he attained at the University of Berne. Mike Baur has over twenty years’ experience in Switzerland Banking industry. He utilizes the expertise to help ambitious entrepreneurs to create and develop companies that offer excellent services and products to their clients.


Mike Baur is a businessman whose abilities, zeal and positivity have made him a resource in the banking and entrepreneurial industries. He believes in helping other people. Mike enjoys supporting innovation and technology. He is also a philanthropist who participates in various charitable projects and programs in the community. He is a real communist who believes in teamwork and support.


When Mike and his co-founders of the Swiss Startup Factory, he was serving the firm as Chairman. He has held that position to date. As the Chairman, Mike ensured that the company focused on its core function. He encourages all the employees to remain focused and promote teamwork.


Mike Baur was appointed to be the Deputy Managing Director of CTI Invest in January 2016 at the time when CTI Invest and Swiss Startup Factory sealed a partnership. At the beginning of 2016, Mike saw Swiss Startup Factory through its accelerator project that it had launched with Goldback Group. He also helped the company in sealing its partnership with Fintech Fusion in the same year.