Mike Baur is a famous, successful entrepreneur. He attained his business degrees from the University of Rochester and Bern University. He is the co-founder and managing partner of Swiss Start-up factory. He worked as a banker for 20 years, then quit for his entrepreneurial ambitions. In January 2016, Mike Baur became the deputy managing director of the CTI invest when it partnered with Swiss Start-up factory. During his banking career in the UBS, he advised some successful and affluent men and women on identifying profitable investment gaps. Despite his young age, he achieved an esoteric status that many in Swiss banking industry covet. His ambitious and hardworking character raised him up the ranks. His performance was so impressive that he caught the attention of the Clariden Leu CEO; who owns accomplished private banks. The CEO hired him as the Zurich, region manager. The CEO recruited former UBS workers to accumulate more investment for Clariden Leu.
Exit from Swiss Banking Industry
Mike Baur decided to quit his lucrative banking career to pursue his entrepreneurial vision. His other reason for leaving is due to what he refers to as “big cat syndrome.” It is the syndrome that he believes makes most managers and advisors in Swiss Banking Industry to have a misconception of being aware of, and have control over, everything happening around them. In reality, they are susceptible to every economic change. However, his exit led to his financial difficulties. The challenge did not stop him from going for his dream. He confesses to having adored working in the banking field.
After quitting UBS, he pursued his passion for entrepreneurship. Here, he encountered many technology-industry challenges. He still resiliently and relentlessly risked by establishing the Swiss Startup Factory. His conversancy in banking has helped him to manage this firm efficiently. The factory provides investors with strategies towards effective entrepreneurial decisions. It also mentors and couches aspiring entrepreneurs to start or expand their businesses.
Mike Baur’s determination and belief inspires many people across the globe. He discourages the overdependence of employees on their monthly pay cheques. He urges people to go for it and become their bosses. He inspires people to work hard. He tells them to believe in the power their visions. Such inspirations bring many people to the business arena.