Mike Baur, an established entrepreneur, founder of Swiss Startup Factory, was born in Fribourg, Switzerland in 1975. In his younger age, he had the passion for business, which propelled him to attain a master’s degree from the University of Rochester in New York in the same field.
Mike is an experienced banker having worked in the industry for a long duration. He has gradually made his way from apprentice to executive board member and deputy manager of Bank in Swiss.
After over 15 years in the bank industry, he finally stepped down and teamed up with Max Meister, and Olivier Walzer to start private organization by the name Swiss Startup Organization. The primary objective is nurturing, incubating and funding young digital entrepreneurs. It’s achieved by educating the young entrepreneurs on investing in reasonable goals that are achievable within a specified duration of time by providing the support required both financially and theoretical approaches. It’s important in installing the required skills to the entrepreneur.
Moreover, they help the new entrepreneur’s link with the organization that they can implement their discoveries to become a reality.
Factors behind his success
(a)Skills and Experience
Being a master’s graduate provides Mike with the required skills to nurture the young entrepreneurs globally of as he pockets a lot of knowledge in the industry. Furthermore, having worked in the banking sector for over 15 years in different capacities equipped him with the experience required in running the organization.
His passion and willingness of giving back to the community have ensured that he helps the youths in fulfilling their dreams.
Mike Baur is a keen believer in collaboration and has gone through several partnerships with like-minded organizations in his aim of achieving the best.
Having a defined mission that shows the workforce the direction and ultimate goal has ensured the company propels to the next level.
Mike sacrifice of his time, skills, and finances has boasted the organization as all the leadership and management gaps gets filled.
(e)The ability for teamwork
Being a team player has ensured there is cohesion across the leadership hierarchy. It has made sure that there is maximum co-operation and hence the growth of the organization.
Having been in bank business for a long time has ensured that he has enough connections. It is important as it ensures that the entrepreneurs get a sponsor who sees the innovation put into action.
Mike is a real entrepreneur to watch. His projects are awesome and score with the world’s need.