Mike Baur: A Successful Businessman and Entrepreneur

Mike Baur is a well known businessman and entrepreneur from Switzerland. Before upholding the position as the co-founder and managing partner at Swiss Startup Factory, Mike Baur was in the banking business for 20 years. He worked for UBS and Clariden Leu during his banking years. After 20 successful years in banking, Baur resigned to begin investing in start up companies before co-funding his own company in 2014, Swiss Startup Factory, with business partners Max Meister and Oliver Walzer.   Baur took part at the START Summiteer as a jury member, a prestigious pitching competition at START Summit where startups Read More


How Traveling Vineyard is Touching Hearts, Souls and Taste Buds

Based in Ipswich, Massachusetts, Traveling Vineyard is a business that deals with in-home wine tasting for its members. And to achieve that, they get to use a direct-selling platform that has been working wonders for the company over the years. To make sure that they are reaching its esteemed customers, the company has close to about 5,000 independent representatives, who are also referred to as Wine Guides. Traveling Vineyard was founded in 2001 and later acquired by Richard Libby and a host of other investors who restructured it for the better. And as a result of their resilience and hard Read More


The Generous heart of George Soros

Great financial minds are able to take their successes and invest them in areas that make the world a better place for others. George Soros is a perfect example of that. He has created a reputation for himself in the world of philanthropy by making a great deal of money and then turning it around and investing it generously in areas that can use it more than he. An avid supporter world-wide for more than 30 years of democratic causes he has been visible in more than 100 countries using his vast wealth to increase the visibility of these issues Read More


Entrepreneur Sawyer Howitt: Wise Beyond His Years

Sawyer Howitt is a young entrepreneurs that is already making an impact. A high school senior in Portland, Oregon, Howitt is headed to Columbia University to study entrepreneurial finance. However, he already has a few years of real world business experience. His first job was in customer service at KURE Juice Bar. After a few months, he left to become a business strategy analyst with RFID Checkout. He spent a year there working with company executive to redesign the retail experience using innovative technology. Sawyer Howitt is now a project manager with The Meriwether Group. He’s an advisor that is Read More


ˆ Back To Top