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Mike Baur’s Acceleration to Innovation

Posted on June 1, 2017 in Business business leaders

Mike Baur grew up in Fribourg, the capital of the western region in Switzerland. Early in his life he began working for a Union Bank of Switzerland. His passion for business excelled as he rapidly moved up the ladder of financial entrepreneurship. He started as a commercial apprentice and worked his way up to becoming an executive board member. He holds a lucrative rank within the business community as he is the co-founder and executive chairman at the Swiss Startup Factory. His study of rigorous curriculum allowed him to attain his foundation of knowledge and skill in business administration. His expertise in data analytics, corporate financial accounting, and business consulting earned him a Master of Business Administration from the University of Rochester New York. He then exceedingly achieved an Executive MBA from the University of Berne. Baur has achieved an impressive status as a Swiss entrepreneur and businessman with outstanding credentials.


During his time at the University of Berne, Baur met his current business partner Max Meister. In 2014, Meister and Baur and additional partner Oliver Walzer created the Swiss Startup Factory (SSUF). The Swiss Startup Factory located in Switzerland, aids young tech industrialists in their venture to expanding their horizons within the business industry. The Swiss Startup Factory offers many services to qualifying tech startups. The SSUF is focused on providing services such as financing, mentoring, office spaces, and a large network of investors. There is a wide range of expertise that Baur provides these companies that he helps fund. Baur personally wants to see them prosper and increase the probability and longevity of their success. He directly and assertively encourages them to pitch their business proposals for additional investments and funding as this is a key to attract extensive investments. The SSUF’s mission is “Provide young, talented entrepreneurs in Switzerland a top professional execution platform that guides them through a dedicated & business-driven process from a to z with ambitious milestones.”


After many successful career selections, Mike Baur now dedicates much of time engendering ideas to enhance the productivity of his company. Baur’s innovative approach to the business industry has lead him to profitable partnerships and business ventures. His company SSUF is currently the number one independent and privately financed ICT Startup Accelerator in Switzerland.