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Mike Baur Powering Up Small Startups In Europe

Mike Baur is a famous venture capitalist, banker, and entrepreneur from Switzerland. he had founded the Swiss Startup Factory to accelerate small tech-based businesses in Central Europe. He will be a lead panelist at the upcoming World Web Forum.



Baur is a supporter of other technology entrepreneurs coming together in-person to bounce ideas off of each other. Renting co-working spaces are in demand as the trend for technology geeks to become more sociable rises instead of sitting at home with a laptop in their laps. The co-working spaces that his company offers are equipped with the internet, coffee areas, film studios, fitness rooms and more.


The Accelerator Program

The 3-month accelerator program is designed o help new tech businesses get a start in the highly competitive marketplace. Baur’s company will provide coaching, mentoring and financial help to these upcoming businesses.


Financial Advising

In addition, Swiss Startup Factory provides premium financial advising for big and small businesses. They can handle payroll, invoice management, and even regular financial climate reviews. They also can handle tax planning and efficiency that is specialized for your business.


More About Mike Baur

Mike Baur has an extensive background in finance with over 20 years working in banking during his career. He had studied at the University of Berne and later the University of Rochester. Prior to starting his own ventures, he had spent most of his career employed with UBS and Clariden Leu. He then started up Swiss Startup Factory with his partners Max Meister and Oliver Walzer.


He was featured in the French Tribune for how he switched from his lucrative banking career to start a small business. It was hard to leave his career since he had been working in the field since he was 16 years old. He had become an apprentice in 1991 with the Union Bank of Switzerland. He had a rather stable start in his career, but he took many turns with different firms and even ended up self-employed. He is now following his dream of helping other people start up their businesses by giving them a financial backing that he never had.


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