When Mike Baur decided to leave the banking industry to branch out on his own, it wasn’t because he wasn’t satisfied. It was more because he wanted to do more with the talents he learned from those 20 years banking experiences and to build a business from his passion in life.
Therefore, in 2014 Mike make the biggest decision of his entrepreneur career by founding a start-up company. His passion to help new businesses succeed was evident, and Mike knew he had the talent to assist.
Mike is now the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Swiss Start up Factory. The company takes incubator startups and teaches them how to become a success. In addition to providing them with the needed resources to become successful; the company also mentors those businesses to fully execute their full potential. Mike has an extremely keen eye for recognizing extraordinary business talent and he has created one of the best ICT Startup programs in the industry.
With an entrepreneurial-executive type at the top of Swiss Start up Factory, Mike Baur sets the tone for the enterprise with his stellar qualities for motivation and setting a “can do” attitude with everything that he does. His passion is not based on any ego mind-set; it is based upon pure drive for wanting to be the best in the business; doing it with integrity and helping businesses excel.
What sets Mike apart from most business leaders is that he believes in other people’s passion and their desire to be successful. He believes that skills can be developed over time, but passion cannot be ignored. He believes that passion has to be nurtured by someone that has the ability to elevate it. Mike Baur is that person.
Mike is also passionate about hard work and focus. His work ethics are an example to those that enter the SCCF program and impressive to the investors that he interacts with regularly. That is why investors rush to do business with Mike and why he continues to earn the respect of so many business leaders.
As a young CEO, at age 39, he has the drive and energy that fuels others around him. It is infectious and creates an environment within the Swiss Start up Factory which helps continue to make it so successful.
Mike Baur has far exceeded the limitations of traditional marketing strategies for startup companies. His passion has propelled him to great heights and perhaps even exceeding his own expectations.