Mike Baur has had a successful career in business. He is a current entrepreneur who is the founder of the Swiss based firm Swiss Start up Factory. He founded this company two years ago in order to help a number of start up businesses get the capital and guidance necessary to succeed. Before Mike started his company, he would spend a number of years investing in numerous start up businesses. While investing in companies, Mike would begin making very high profits and therefore believed that he could make a business out of the venture. Before Mike got involved with investing and entrepreneurship, he worked in the field of banking for over twenty years. This experience gave him a lot of familiarity with start up businesses and what they need in order to maximize their success.
For the first twenty years of his career, Mike Baur worked as a banking professional. During his stint in the banking industry, he would specialize in providing loans and advisory to businesses. He met with numerous executives and entrepreneurs who were often looking for capital to fund their operations as well as guidance on how to best allocate their financial resources. While working in the industry, Mike would gain a lot of valuable insight on how these companies operate, what amount of capital they usually need and also their potential for profitability. At the same time he would begin to focus on his next professional endeavor of investing in start ups.
After Mike decided to move on from the banking industry, he began investing his money into a number of small companies that were starting up. During this time, he would often evaluate these companies and provide his funds to help them operate. With his investment in the start up companies, Mike would receive returns and a portion of the profits. This venture ended up being very successful as Mike made a considerable sum of money for quite a few years. Therefore, Mike looked to move on to his next professional goal of founding his own company.
Baur founded Swiss Start up Factory in the mid 2010’s and looked to help a number of up and coming companies begin operations. As part of his business model, Mike would hold a number of events for entrepreneurs to tell them about their idea for a business. Baur would listen to them and evaluate each idea. Once he found some ideas that are very profitable, Mike would then offer to finance and mentor the businesses. As a result, Mike has assisted a number of start up businesses not only get the funding necessary to start up, but also the advice and mentorship they need in order to reach fulfill their full potential.