Mike Baur is the co-founder and managing partner of Swiss Startup Factory, and the owner of Think Reloaded ag located in Zurich, Switzerland. He supports startup companies that have potential and teaches aspiring business owners how to succeed. He attended the University of Applied Sciences Bern and earned his bachelor’s in banking and finance. He earned a master’s in business administration from the University of Rochester and attended the University of Bern in Switzerland where he received a master’s in executive business administration.
Before co-founding the Swiss Startup Factory, Mike Baur worked in Swiss banking and held many executive positions. He worked for UBS Fribourg and KeyClient Group Switzerland in wealth management. He was employed by Clariden Leu and Sallfort Privatbank as the head of private banking and the deputy managing director of Swiss Startup Invest. He has over 20 years of experience in private banking and worked his way through the ranks to reach his goals. He began his career at UBS as a commercial apprentice and became a leader in the industry. He specializes in Swiss entrepreneurship and digital startups and has invested in many companies. He formed the Swiss Startup Factory to help business owners achieve success.
Since Mike Baur is an entrepreneur, he has a busy schedule and wakes up early in the morning. He manages his day by checking his email, following up with clients and meeting with his team. He develops his ideas by using a unique vision that focuses on market strategies. He is dedicated to his work and enjoys sharing his knowledge with his students. He believes in testing his products early and receiving feedback. If a product does not perform well, he will discontinue its use. When a product is successful, he will continue to develop it and promote its usage.
When Mike Baur was a child, he worked at an ice cream parlor and learned valuable lessons. He learned how to sell products and about the difficulties that come along with entrepreneurship. He evaluates his mistakes and believes that hiring the right staff has an impact on productivity. He stays organized by using Apple software and is a fan of virtual and artificial intelligence. He uses the ASANA software to coordinate his administrative tasks and monitor his progress.
Mike Baur is not just a business innovator, he values family and reads motivational books to keep him motivated.