LuxUnplugged Podcast

Adrien talks to Charles-Louis Machuron in this follow-up conversation on how he's turned Silicon Luxembourg into a fully-fledged media outlet following the covid-19 outbreak. They also discuss the changes linked to the local start-up ecosystem and the businesses that are likely to scale up beyond Luxembourg borders.

Show Notes

Adrien welcomes back Charles-Louis Machuron, Founder and CEO at Silicon Luxembourg, to the show. Having appeared on the programme more than two years ago, Charles-Louis walks Adrien through the challenges that he experienced during the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic and how this led him to reboot his business thanks to valuable input from a mentor with decades of experience in entrepreneurship. After discussing his own success story, Charles-Louis then highlights the recent changes in the local start-up ecosystem and how tech businesses with a lot of potential are more and more founded by Luxembourgers, with experienced mentors and coaches supporting the momentum. They also speak to the overall obstacles that Luxembourg needs to address to properly compete with broader and more diversified tech hubs in Europe. Finally, Adrien enquires about Charles-Louis' plans for Silicon Luxembourg and how he sees his company becoming the main media outlet for the young connected people.

What is LuxUnplugged Podcast?

People from Luxembourg are quite familiar with the country’s discreet approach when it comes to blowing its own trumpet at the global scale. Despite its relatively small geographic print, the Grand Duchy punches well above its weight on the world stage!

This podcast is here to shed light on Luxembourg’s global influence from the perspective of two Luxembourgers living in London.