LuxUnplugged Podcast

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Thierry welcomes Oliver Schimek, CEO and Founder at CrossLend, to the show. As the CEO of a leading FinTech company in Europe, Oliver provides further clarifications on the company's Luxembourg branch after misreports in the media. They discuss the impact of covid-19 on working from home and the likely effects that are going to be felt in the coming months and years. Oliver then dives into the importance of letting companies with an unsuccessful business model fail quickly to allow the innovation process to kick in. Finally, he shares his insights into the differences between investor risk appetite in the US and Europe and how Europe should change its stance to create European market leaders.

Show Notes

Thierry welcomes Oliver Schimek, CEO and Founder at CrossLend, to the show. As the CEO of a leading FinTech company in Europe, Oliver provides further clarifications on the company's Luxembourg branch after misreports in the media. They discuss the impact of covid-19 on working from home and the likely effects that are going to be felt in the coming months and years. Oliver then dives into the importance of letting companies with an unsuccessful business model fail quickly to allow the innovation process to kick in. Finally, he shares his insights into the differences between investor risk appetite in the US and Europe and how Europe should change its stance to create European market leaders.

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.