Mike Baur’s Career Milestones at Swiss Start-Up factory

Swiss Start-Up Factory is a Zurich-based company that specializes in assisting entrepreneurs with a bias in technology. It was founded in 2014 by Mike Baur and his partners. Mike Baur has proven to be a force to reckon with in the IT sector. He has made great accomplishments in the past two years that his company has been in operation that has made him get recognition from within Switzerland and beyond.
Mike’s grew up in Fribourg, Switzerland. As a young student, Mike Baur was fascinated with Banking and Finance subject which motivated him to become a banker. He worked hard and followed his dream becoming a banker and working in the industry for about twenty years. As a banker, he thrived and was promoted to a member of a board of a reputable Swiss Private Bank when he was at the helm of his career. He is an MBA holder which he studied at the University of Rochester New York as well as an executive MBA which he obtained at the University of Bern.
Currently, Mike Baur he has thrown all his weight behind his brainchild; SSUF. He is tasked with the responsibility of financing rounds and fund-raising. He donates to the company and also mentors entrepreneurs. Mike has a wealth of knowledge in matters finance and business management owing to his background in the private banking sector. He shares his wisdom freely with others. Some of the tips that he has been sharing include;
• It is important for start-ups to create a great team that consists of competent individuals with diverse skills.
• Start-ups should also take sales seriously
• They should conduct market research and listen to customers’ complaints and suggestions about their products and adapt them.
• Entrepreneurs should also be willing to go the extra mile and dedicate themselves to their vision. They should put in long hours and sacrifice leisure time.
• Entrepreneurs should also know how to deal with investors.
• They should also never give up and should believe in their ideas
• They should realize that having an idea is not enough but knowing how to execute it is what counts.
• Entrepreneurs should also be prepared to work hard because the initial process of market entry is rigorous especially when testing the market.
The Swiss Start-Up Factory has a great vision which has attracted other companies and joined forces with them to advance its dream. Some of these include CTI Invest which is a financing company of its kind that also supports creative startups in Switzerland. The two companies started working together late last year in December 2015. The purpose of the cooperation was to create a better environment for startups in Switzerland. The company appointed Mike Baur to be the Deputy Managing Director. There is also speculation that Mike might be the successor of the company’s existing managing director.
Fusion also joined SSUF at the end of February in 2016. It is a German company that is also interested in supporting startups. The two companies work together through the whole process of assessing entrepreneurs to market entry in the competitive SSUF’s three-month acceleration program.

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