One of the entrepreneurs and businesspersons who have led inspiring and successful lives is Mike Baur. He started his career at barely 16 years of age. Mike was born in a Swedish town called Freiburg, and he obtained his business degrees from Bern University as well as the University of Rochester. In the year 1991, a young finance expert then, he became an apprentice of the Union Bank of Switzerland. Mike Baur began his career at a high-ranking position, and few people begin their jobs this way. At such an age, everyone expected him to build his career and grow in this bank. However, his life did not make long-term plans in this bank, and he worked in other companies and his.
Baur continued working for the Union bank of Switzerland throughout the 1990s until he was 30 years of age. While working for the Union Bank of Switzerland, he was promoted to an advisory role where he gave financial advice to wealthy clients of the bank as well as the richest persons in the country. In the year 2008, Mike stopped working for the Union Bank of Switzerland and took a higher-ranking position in Clariden Leu Bank until the year 2014. This is because he developed a passion for helping tech entrepreneurs attain their goals.
To accomplish his goal of assisting tech entrepreneurs, Mike Baur cofounded a company known as Swiss Startup Factory in the year 2004. He did this in partnership with a fellow graduate of Bern University, Max Meister. The incubator program by the company is aimed at offering training and mentoring services to Swiss entrepreneurs. The program also offers funding for tech startups that are promising. Each new enterprise is accorded with three months period of assistance. The young entrepreneurs are taught how to market their products and are also given a platform through which they can interact with fellow tech entrepreneurs.
Today, Mike Baur continues to be a source of motivation for young entrepreneurs who are willing to invest in tech startups. He continues to work with the Swiss Startup Factory by fundraising for tech startups. The efforts of Baur have made it possible for many emerging entrepreneurs in refining as well as pioneering their technological ideas. Business incubators such as the Swiss Startup Factory are critical in ensuring economic development as well as the advancement of technology in a country. They promote creativity and innovativeness among entrepreneurs across the country.