Mike Baur and Max Meister are two Swiss entrepreneurs who founded a business together called Swiss Startup Factory. They help new companies through their earliest stages while providing their client’s resources, mentoring, and access to their high-level connections. Prior to starting this company Baur had been in the banking industry and Meister was a business consultant.
They recently published an interview Mike Baur conducted on Max Meister about entrepreneurship and what it’s like to run a company. One of the questions was about what were their company’s biggest successes. Meister said that it was helping several entrepreneurs take their ideas from conception to inception during just the first three years they have been in operation themselves. They have also been able to expand outside of Switzerland, bringing in clients from other European nations.
Mike Baur also asked what Max Meister thought of the quality of their clients, going from the first batch they brought in to the latest one. Meister says they have a lot more people applying to be clients the quality of them has been far better. He said they received 2,500 applications for their latest batch, which is their third, and the competition is fierce as they are not accepting as many clients. Instead, they want to provide more personal focus to each of their clients rather than having a larger quantity of them.
Mike Baur wanted to know where Max Meister saw Swiss Startup Factory in five years. Meister answered that he could see their company becoming a staple of the Swiss marketplace and also having a global presence. He also envisioned helping clients put out fantastic goods and services which would be the highest quality and groundbreaking in nature.
In a separate interview answering his own questions, Mike Baur said that there are a lot of people in the world who come up with a great idea that could be turned into a new business and then they don’t do anything with it. He says the conditions to start a new company are better than they have ever been, and cheaper as well. He pointed out that an online website is inexpensive to get and maintain. There are plenty of free apps to conduct a new idea on a test group. Mike Baur said communication is cheap today and that gives entrepreneurs great power to make people aware of their products and services.
Business people around the world are looking to make a positive impact on the world through their vision and hard work. Many people help businesses grow, but Louis Chenevert does it on a massive level and at the same time keeps his integrity as a person intact. With a encyclopedia of knowledge and a human touch this innovative Canadian businessman is killing it in the business world. Louis Chenevert was born in Montreal in 1958. He attended HEC Montreal which is a affiliated Business School of the University of Montreal. He has worked for big companies but his legacy remains the strongest at United Technologies Corporation and one of their corporations called Pratt & Whitney. He has also worked for 14 at General Motors as their Production General Manager. Read more about Louis Chenevert at Affiliate Dork.
UTC is a conglomerate of multinational corporations in the United States. It is based in Hartford, Connecticut and is estimated to be worth $63 billion dollars. They manufacture anything to do with aerospace technology. They are the leader in manufacturing helicopter in the US. They are also the largest manufacturer of elevators and escalators in the entire world. Under his leadership Mr. Louis Chenevert insisted on incorporating only the most sophisticated technology when it came to jet engines and they have clients that include commercial and military companies all over the nation. Yet his biggest accomplishment at United Technologies Corporation was in the year long negotiations for Goodrich. With patience and diligence on Louis part, UTC was able to acquire the company for $18.5 billion dollars. He did all these great things for UTC without unnecessary firings of hundreds of engineers, paying unfair wages to employees, outsourcing to another country, raising public concern, or disregarding environmental laws for the sake of company profits.
Louis Chenevert started at the aerospace company called Pratt & Whitney Canada in the early 90’s. He worked his way up until the was elected President in 1999. In 2006 Mr. Chenevert became President, Director, and Chief Executive Officer of United Technologies Corporation, or UTC. He became Chairman of the Board for the company four years later in 2010. Read more about Louis Chenevert at wingsjournal.com.
Mike Baur is a businessman from the Swiss Private banking arena, where he climbed his way up from a commercial apprentice. He had been an executive board member of a private Swiss bank. By 2014, Baur had begun to see where his genius had led, now using his MBA, which he received from the University of Rochester, New York and the University of Berne. Here are some more details about Baur.
As founding Partner of Swiss Start-up Factory, he offers coaching and mentoring in financing start-ups. His achievements in partnering with other entrepreneurs offers an excellent way to mentor those people that are serious about the future in financial growth. It is truly an art form that requires real mentorship in order to achieve what is desired.
His accelerator program offer what is missing from so many other entrepreneurial programs out there today. So many are here today, gone tomorrow. Not Bauer. His program is here to stay. There’s no doubt that the future is bright for anyone that has followed the mentorship of this mecca of the financial world. He offers help to people that need mentorship in the financial sector for start-ups.
As the Wall Street Journal profiled his career in 2016, he has only begun to grow into what can only be considered the height of success. When it comes to start-up investments, he has the plan. Start-ups need that guidance so they know which choices to make, what to place investments in, and where you shouldn’t place investments. Knowing how to grow those initial investments into more seed money for the future.
It’s important too. Not knowing how to do it, can be a problem. Too many companies start out glorious, just to end in a disaster. People fail to get their money and nobody is happy. It takes great mentorship to avoid that from happening. That’s where the genius of his program comes in. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out how making money. It does take a genius to figure out how to keep it. It takes mentorship to learn how to make that money grow.
The co-Chief Executive Officer of Mullen Lowe, José Henrique Borghi, has created many memorable advertising campaigns during his almost 30-year career. His interest in advertising developed early when he went to a theater as a teenager with his older sister. At the theater, there was an exhibition of ads that had won awards at the Cannes Worldwide Festival that captivated his imagination. He decided then and there that he would make it his life’s pursuit to also create award winning advertising.
After graduating from his university, José Henrique Borghi began his professional career at the advertising agency Standard Ogilvy Group in 1989. He was very successful at this which eventually led to him co-founding his own agency along with his business partner Erh Ray. The result was BorghiErh which was met with stunning success. Their success caught the eye of another, larger advertising agency, Lowe, which purchased their advertising agency and renamed the company as Borghi Lowe. Later, this business was merged with another firm, Mullen, and the resulting company is now called Mullen Lowe Brazil. José Henrique Borghi is co-CEO along with André Gomes.
Some of the most celebrated advertising campaigns of José Henrique Borghi’s career include the ones he created for Fiat, Parmalat, and Sazon. After the campaigns for both Sazon and Fiat were released both companies achieved number one in their markets in Brazil which speaks to the effectiveness of the ads. Click here to know more.
More recently, José Henrique Borghi created ads for CLAUDIA Magazine in support of their campaign speaking out on violence against women in Brazil. The ads let women know that they can report assaults on a free to call phone number. The ads count down 15 seconds, which is how often a woman somewhere in Brazil will be the victim of an assault.