Starting a business and ensuring that it runs successfully is not easy for someone who is new to entrepreneurship. Many are the times when startups do not get to see the light of a new year. While this remains a challenge, a different story can be said if only the entrepreneurs had a mentor to guide them. That is what Swiss Startup Factory does for young entrepreneurs. Swiss start-up factory was launched in 2014, with the aim of seeking thriving entrepreneurs. It is based in Zurich, Switzerland.
The Swiss Start-up Factory offers incredible opportunities to entrepreneurs from the first day, through a strong network in Switzerland and around the world. The company usually runs a three-month accelerator program, whereby they offer an exceptional platform of services, mentoring, and coaching.
Swiss Startup Factory was established in 2014 by Mike Baur, Oliver Walzer, and Max Meister. Since its establishment, it has managed to achieve its objectives. Mike Baur is in charge of fundraising rounds as well as financing within the enterprise. He is also the CEO.
About Mike Baur
Mike Baur is the co-founder of Swiss Start up Factory. Mike grew up in Fribourg, Switzerland. Till date, he has a strong attachment to his hometown. At a tender age, he was fascinated by matters that entailed finance and banking. Therefore, he was excited to make his passion his profession. He is a master’s graduate in Business Administration from the University of Rochester in New York. He also holds an executive MBA from Bern University. Before launching the company, he worked for about 20 years in Swiss Private Banking. By working hard and keeping up his determination, Mike was able to rise from a commercial apprentice at UBS to become an executive board member in a large private bank in Switzerland.
In 2014, Mike felt it was the time he set off to start his entrepreneurial journey. At this period, he was 39 years old, and he began the SSUF. Mike has a strong passion for mentoring the youth and thus spends a lot of his time in the Swiss Youth entrepreneurship, and he also supports several Swiss startups; both as a mentor and financially.
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