Mike Baur is the man who gave up banking to start his own business doing start-ups. He is known as an established investor in areas of finance, technology, and even sports. However, as the co-founder of the famous company Fintech Leonteq Company, he is now in the process of creating a new company. The new business will is called the Swiss Start-Up Factory. Working from the Fintech area, his plans are to support both the startups and evaluations aspects of the business.
No business is complete without the right people behind the helm. One of the key players in this game is Michael Hartweg. The association between Hartweg and the Swiss Start-Up Factory can be split into two areas. Hartweg will be the one to continue and follow up with startups that spin-off from the Swiss Startup Factory. His job will also be to mentor Fintech. The job that Fintech will play in all of this is that they will be a support to both the selection and evaluation process of the startups. They will also assist in networking the new startups with partners from their practice.
What is the Swiss Start-Up Factory? Well, it allows companies that are in their infancy to focus more on digital technologies. SSUF will have a structured program of accelerators. The program will offer these companies the opportunity for mentoring, coaching and it gives their vast experience with networking to their customers. The focus will remain on the Fintech company in Switzerland will continue to be a focus. They have already produced many startups but many have not made it to the global marketplace yet.
As the mastermind behind this product, Mike Baur wants to use the partnership he was with Michael Hartweg to strengthen the ground-breaking authority and proficiency of Switzerland in the field. Though he travels all over the world, Switzerland will always be his home. He has economic concerns for his country and he wants to see them succeed.
Right now, this country is one of the leaders for digitization in the financial sector of business. The Swiss businessman and entrepreneur has a background in banking for more than 20 years. At one time he worked for Clariden Leu and Sallfort, however, he moved on to start his own companies. In 2014, he launched his first start up and the rest was history.