Month: July 2016

The Story of Historian Michael Zomber

One of the most well known historians on weapons is Michael Zomber. He has studied antique arms and samurai swords for four decades and has shared his knowledge to many others through the media. As well as being a weapons historian, Michael has been a filmmaker in which he made a documentary film about the samurai era. Zomber is also a writer who has written a number of screenplays and novels about the Japanese samurai era. While Zomber may be a weapons and history enthusiast he is also a well known peace activist. He is well aware of the devastating affects of warfare and often tries to participate in activities that prevent it. Zomber received a bachelor and master’s degree in English literature from the University of California Los Angeles and lives in suburban Philadelphia with his wife and two children.

Michael Zomber has been an avid collector of antique arms and samurai swords for forty years. With this collection he has gathered a considerable amount of knowledge and has therefore shared it to others through major media outlets such as the History Channel. As a result of his knowledge of these weapons he is among the most trusted individuals when it comes to learning about these particular weapons. His knowledge of these weapons gives much insight to those who are fellow weapons enthusiasts as well as collectors of antique arms and also individuals who are interested in the historical time periods of the American Civil War and the Japanese samurai era.

Along with being a weapons collector, Michael is an author and filmmaker. During his career he has written a number of stories in the form of screenplays and novels. In these novels and screenplays he has depicted a number of events that take place in the samurai era. These events usually consist of the armed conflicts that occurred in this time in history. Therefore the stories Michael has written have provided a number of people with some very intriguing depictions of one of the most unique times in history. These stories culminated in the making of a documentary film which Zomber was able to distribute via his film company Renascent Films LLC.

Categories: Entrepreneurs

How Mike Baur has Revolutionized the Swiss Startup Factory to Gain International Acclaim

Mike Baur is a co-founding member of the Swiss Startup Factory (SSUF), an accelerator program for aspiring entrepreneurs. The company has focused mainly on digital entrepreneurs who prove to have ideas that could revolutionize the world of business and social life at large. Swiss Startup Factory provides amazing opportunities and a network for entrepreneurs in Switzerland and various places around the globe.

Those who are accepted into the company are taken through a three-month accelerator program, which provides them with coaching, an ideal platform of services, mentoring and office space located in heart of Zurich.

Digital business strategy
Every business should embrace digitization to allow for efficiency and to raise overall performance. Internalizing digital trends will not only keep a business on track, but also enhance efficiency. The Swiss Startup Factory takes this into consideration when nurturing ideas and talents.

The company invites professionals in various areas of business and technology to impart important knowledge that will help the students to manage their business effectively. This process includes the identification of the potential of a business, so when it is verified the idea is tenable, one is provided with expert support during the implementation of the digital transformation.

The Swiss Startup Factory is committed to supporting extraordinary talent in Switzerland and beyond. This support has been extended through partnerships with premier academic institutions in Switzerland. The pre-accelerator program includes coaching, which is handled by leading business experts who are SSUP partners.

The support also includes product development and market research to ensure the entrants are equipped fully for the competitive market. Additionally, the pre-accelerator offers professionally taught pitch training and marketing support. There are professional accountants and IT experts who offer guidance on different areas of business.

Mike Baur and his effort in SSUP
Mike Baur, who boasts of 20 years’ experience in the Swiss banking industry, is an enthusiastic entrepreneur who also supports startups and talented individuals to implement their ideas. Mike is a founding member of the Swiss Startup Factory and his support in the start-up accelerator program has been key by ensuring more tenable ideas are nurtured.

Mike Baur is a University of Rochester alumnus. He graduated with an MBA from the same institution before he earned his executive MBA from the University of Bern. He invests most of his time and resources in youth entrepreneurship and works as a mentor supporting various Swiss startups.

Know more about Mike Baur on Fintech Fusion.

Categories: Business StartUps