Mike Baur is a renowned businessman and entrepreneur from Switzerland. He has over 20 years’ experience in the banking sector. Mike holds an MBA from the University of Rochester New York and an Executive MBA from the University of Berne. He is a huge sports fan, and supporter of his hometown’s hockey club team, Fribourg Gotteron. He has worked with huge financial institutions including UBS AG, a huge global financial services company that was incorporated in Canton of Zurich, and Clariden Leu, a Swiss private bank based in Zurich and Geneva Switzerland.
Mike Baur quit employment to start investing in companies that are just starting up. He then joined Max Meister and Oliver Walzer in 2014 as co-founder of Swiss Startup Factory. Their ambition was to create international companies that do not follow the prevailing products, norms, and business models of other companies. They provide a three-month training program that issues financing at the business inception stage, business coaching, mentoring, and even office space. They even offer a huge entrepreneurial and investor network to their students. Mike Baur spends a lot of his time supporting Swiss youth entrepreneurship as a mentor and financier. He works with a team of unique professional individuals who are all on the Swiss Startup Factory Advisory Board.
Mike Baur is the deputy managing director at CTI Invest since the beginning of 2016. CTI is a leading financial platform for Swiss Startups. The University of St. Gallen held a start-up pitching contest on June 17, 2016, START Summiteer, and had Mike Baur participate as one of their jury members.
Mike Baur through Swiss Startup Factory is able to offer finance and accounting services to business start-ups. This way the business owner is able to focus on the core business and creating better relationships with customers. They help an individual with financial planning and provide reports regularly on the latest facts and figures that affect the company.
Given the numerous years of expertise Mike Baur has in finance and accounting, he is able to provide business start-ups with appropriate high-quality services at competitive prices. He has a keen eye for the following finance and accounting fields; bookkeeping, management of invoices, financial reporting, management of cash flows, payroll and tax payments and declarations.
Mike Baur is driven by the need to inspire and impact people to start their own business empires. He assists his subjects to reach their highest potential through exposing them to his high-level network of successful Swiss professionals.