Mike Baur is a dedicated businessman who comes from the Central European nation of Switzerland. He has a strong background in the banking field. That’s because he was part of it for two decades plus. He was employed by banking powerhouses such as Sallfort Privatbank AG and Clariden Leu. Although Baur enjoyed a lengthy banking career, he decided to leave it in favor of the investment realm. Baur began focusing heavily on startup organizations after he said goodbye to his life as a banker. He then made the decision to establish Swiss Startup Factory. This occurred in 2014. He created this firm with the assistance of two other people. These are Oliver Walzer and Max Meister. Baur at the moment works as Swiss Startup Factory’s CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and founder. Walzer is the company’s CIO (Chief Information Officer). Meister is its Head of Acceleration. These executives all are equipped with their own specific duties and responsibilities. Baur manages all different types of financing and fundraising matters for the company. Walzer has significant knowledge that pertains to the IT (information technology) world. Meister takes charge of all things that involve acceleration.
Baur has an intense enthusiasm for the investment universe. He also has a high level of enthusiasm for his career roots in financial services. He’s worked at many high-profile companies before starting Swiss Startup Factory. He served as the private banking head for the aforementioned Sallfort Privatbank AG and Clariden Leu. He also worked for UBS Wealth Management in Zurich. He began working with the company in the early 1990s.
Mike Baur can communicate in languages such as English, French and German. This helps him greatly in his career. He routinely has to communicate with all different types of digital entrepreneurs. He attended educational institutions such as the University of Applied Sciences in Bern, the University of Bern and the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He studied pertinent subjects such as finance and banking. Baur earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Rochester in 2008. He began his studies at the American school just a year before that in 2007.
Some of Baur’s helpful abilities and skills include investment banking, asset management, equities, wealth management, private banking and portfolio management. Baur is an ambitious and motivated entrepreneur who is only satisfied with the greatest things in his career. That’s what encourages him to go the extra mile every day.