Mike Baur is an entrepreneur and business professional based in Switzerland. He was involved in the banking industry for the first two decades of his career. During this time, he helped provide businesses with sources of capital to reach their various goals. After working in the banking sector for over twenty years, Baur began investing in startup companies which allowed him to make impressive returns on a consistent basis. While investing in startups was a fulfilling experience for Mike, he wanted to get into entrepreneurship and started up his own company Swiss Startup Factory. This company uses an innovative business model to help guide and mentor businesses during their first years of existence.
By being involved in the banking sector and by investing in startups, Mike Baur has developed a very unique and valued form of expertise. This allowed him to put together the concept of his company Swiss Startup Factory. Over the course of his career, Mike has worked with startup businesses on a regular basis. This has allowed him to know what they need as well as what it takes for them to succeed. He knows that they need a good idea that will meet a market demand as well as capital to reach their goals. As a result, Mike helps promising businesses get the help they need in order to make their companies the successful enterprises they can be. Baur’s experience over the course of his career has allowed him to learn the potential of startup businesses. If they have a good idea and market themselves effectively, they can be very prosperous organizations. Therefore, Mike has looked to help as many of these entities as possible so that they can help contribute to the Swiss economy.
The business model of Swiss Startup Factory works by having entrepreneurs attend an organized event. At this event, they are asked to showcase their business idea and let Mike and his company evaluate it. Mike and his company evaluate the business and then decide to provide the mentorship and coaching it seeks. Swiss Startup Factory helps mentor business owners by giving them advice on how to market their business more effectively. This allows them to generate more customers and make more money. It also allows them to build their brand as well. Another way in which Swiss Startup Factory helps entrepreneurs is by giving them advice on how to get loans, reduce expenses and also maintain steady profits.