Mike Baur Connecting Startups with Investors

If you are entrepreneur just starting your business, you certainly understand the financial struggles accompanied by it. At this point, basically no investor is willing to invest and no bank is willing to lend you money. It gets even tougher when you have no mentor to guide you through. But with an accelerator program, things become much easy. If you are in Switzerland and are finding it difficult to grow your new startup, then consider joining the Swiss Startup Factory.

 

The main man behind the Swiss Startup Factory is Mike Baur. He is one of the co-founders and currently works as the managing partner. His role at the startup factory has been fine-tuned with over 20 years of experience in the banking industry where he took accounting and financial role. He even worked for UBS and continues to serve as a board member for one of the biggest banks in the nation. He holds a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Rochester which is based in New York. He also has an Executive master’s degree from Berne University of Business. Such a solid education background has been instrumental in the various roles that he handles at the Startup factory.

 

Swiss Startup Factory was founded in the year 2014. Baur deemed it fit to invest in the company, being that he was already into the business. After he quit being employed by the banking industry, he had decided that he would be helping startup entrepreneurs financially. So when the idea to found a Startup Factory came up, he was more than interested. Together with other like-minded individuals they founded Swiss Startup Factory. This company is based in Zurich and was given the name factory because its aim is to produce successful businesses that will deliver products to consumers.

 

At the Swiss Startup Factory, Mike Baur holds several roles. First, he is in charge of financing. He maintains of some great contacts which he uses to get financiers to invest in the selected startups. These investors come from Switzerland and all around the world. He is also involved in coaching the various entrepreneurs. He majorly deals with governance and business planning issues. He makes them understand that good business planning is important for a business to be successful. Other than that, he trains them on forming proper governance structures for their companies.

 

 

How Adam Milstein Became a successful Entrepreneur

Adam Milstein is a philanthropist, a real estate investor, and community leader. He is a native of Israel who during Yom Kippur Warfare, was working for IDF. Adam graduated in the year 1978 from the Technion and later after arriving in the US in the year 1981 he acquired his MBA from the University of Southern California. In 1983 he began a career in Southern California as a Commercial Real Estate investor.

According to Crunchbase, Adam Milstein co-founded the Israeli-American Council and served there as a National Chairman as well as the chair of the Council’s national expansion. Adam is also one of the founders of the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation and offers various charitable services to multiple organizations so as to reinforce the State of Israel, the Jewish people, and the relationship between U.S. and Israel.

The philanthropic services that Adam offers include partnership development consulting as well as fundraising so as to support programs that improve the Jewish community.

The interview with IdeaMensch:

  • Where did the idea of Hager Pacific Properties come from?

The idea of Hager Pacific Properties started ringing when I decided to become an investor in real estate after working for three successful years as a Real Estate Commercial broker. This is because I realized that my life experience and knowledge was not appreciated.

  • How do you make your typical productive?

You cannot foretell what your day will look like when you are in business but after involving myself in philanthropic activities, my days at work are entirely satisfying.

Learn more about more Adam Milstein: https://www.facebook.com/adam.milstein.5

  • How do you bring ideas to life?

Keep on pushing your ideas until you succeed to make them a reality. What somebody else fails to do, do it if you just believe in yourself and don’t take anything for granted.

  • What are the challenges that an may entrepreneur encounter?

Never put everything that you have into one venture hoping that you’re going to succeed within a very short time. A fortune cannot be made overnight.

  • What are the strategies useful for the growth of the business?

Do not set a goal that will limit you. Always do the best by being self-driven and work hard all the time. Criticism is the one thing you should not pay attention to at all. Keep it to yourself that you are on the right path.

Dental Professional Avi Weisfogel

Avi Weisfogel is a dentist who specializes in treating sleep disorders. Over the course of his career, he has researched these sleep disorders and how to best treat them. As a result, he has been able to improve the lives of many patients who suffer from this condition. Along with being someone who specializes in treating sleep disorders, Avi has also had a very successful career as a dentist. He has owned a couple of very successful practices throughout his career. When working as a dentist, he has been able to establish himself as one of the very best in his field. With a combination of his success as a dental professional and treating sleep disorders, Avi Weisfogel has been able to provide a number of people with numerous ways to maintain good health.

At the beginning of his career, Avi worked as a dentist in which he would provide comprehensive dental care for patients. When he was working as a dentist, Avi would help provide exams, cleanings and dental procedures to patients. He would also give them advice on how to best care for their teeth. He started up his first dental practice and built it into one of the most successful in the nation. As well as building a successful dental practice, Avi was able to establish himself as one of the top dentists in the nation as well. While Avi was quite successful as a dentist, he would often research sleep disorders since a number of his patients were suffering from them.

After building his own dental practice, Avi Weisfogel move on to start up a new company known as Dental Sleep Masters. This new company would specialize in treating a number of sleep disorders that patients suffer from. The new company would provide a number of treatments to help improve breathing as well as effective ways to diagnose this condition. Along with providing treatment for sleep disorders, Avi uses Dental Sleep Masters to provide education and guidance to other dentists who are looking for the most effective ways to treat their patients who suffer from sleep disorders.

Q and A : Kim Dao on Korea, Japan and weird habits

YouTube makeup and fashion personality Kim Dao, answers subscriber’s questions about life in Japan and Korea. Accompanied by her best friend Sunny Dahye, the two compare and contrast what they love about the two countries. They also tease about “weird habits” they have.“Living in Korea and Japan”…

 

Both Kim Dao and Miss Dahye have traveled to many countries including Australia, Korea, Japan, France and the U.S.. At the time of the video Dao lived in Japan. She does not know how long she will live in Japan, but generally visits once or twice a year. What does Kim Dao like to do most in Japan? Shopping and gaming centers. When asked which she prefers between Korea and Japan, Kim Dao explains why she loves them equally. She states that one could manage in Korea without speaking Korean, if you have good Japanese.

Kim Dao’s favorite Korea dish is Toppokki, a mixture of rice, fish and chili sauce. She also has a favorite place in Korea to get make-up and one for buying the latest trendy clothing. She is “warming up” to Kpop, a Korean variety of hip-hop.

 

Sunny Dayhe and Kim Dao talk about their quirks. Dayhe cannot read maps well according to Dao, who seems to have a unique elbow grabbing sleep posture. One is stubborn, and the other is a loud sneezer. They both fight over the check at restaurants. These two very good friends, also explain the ease of staying long distance friends with good communication.

Learn more:

http://socialblade.com/youtube/user/kimdao

http://www.yummyjapan.net/creator/kimdaovlog

OSI Group Is A Global Leader In Provision Of High Quality And Custom-made Food Products

The OSI Group one of the well-established and largest food processing companies in the world headquartered in Aurora, Illinois. It provides a range of foodstuffs and solutions for the food industry. The Group supplies bacon, sausage, pork, poultry, beef, seafood dough, fruits, vegetables and cheese-based products. The Company is always committed to meet customer’s challenging expectations; the best of the interest is to satisfy the client.

On Nov. 25, 2016, the British Safety Council awarded the OSI Food Solutions UK with the Sword of Honor Award and the Globe of Honor Award. The award followed recognition of the exemplary control and regulatory services for the management of environmental risks. The OSI Group recognizes that appropriate leadership is the key to success and organizational excellence.

The OSI Group acquired Baho Food in 2016 as part of its expansion strategy. The Baho Food is a Dutch manufacturer of convenience foods, deli meats, and snacks. The move to acquire Baho Foods was a great move since Baho runs five subsidiaries that are based in Germany and Netherlands. The subsidiaries include Q Smart Life, Gelderland Frischwaren, Henri van de Bilt, Vital Convenience, and Bakx Foods. Besides, OSI Group demonstrated its commitment to expansion in 2016 by acquiring another organization referred to as Tyson Foods in a $7.4 M settlement. ISO is focused on progressive business growth.

The Tyson Foods facilities and infrastructure would support the company’s expansion agenda in Chicago. In addition, in 2016, OSI Group acquired the Flagship Europe. Flagship Europe deals in supply of products such as sous vide equipment, marinades, sauces, frozen poultry, dips, mayonnaise, sandwich fillings, and Oliver James pies. Through active acquisition agenda, the Company has emerged as an international multi-billion dollar food company in the world. It operates active food production facilities in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

OSI Group changes and transforms food processing and business practices to match fast changing customer needs and demands. Through diversification, acquisition, and expansion the Company is always to meet and satisfy customer needs. OSI Group is focused on investment to expand its resources, an activity that comes with more employment opportunities.

OSI Group has employed and is continuing to employ more personnel. The open vacancies can be accessed through its OSI Group Jobs and Careers portal. The Company employees are offered competitive packages and nearly higher salaries compared to several other food companies around the world.