James Koutoulas founded Typhon Capital Management in 2008. But it wasn’t until MF Global’s devastating bankruptcy that he found his true calling. On this week’s episode of Limit Up! James talks to Jeff about founding the customer advocacy group Commodity Customer Coalition and discusses the positive changes the organization has brought about. Tune in and get inspired!
James L. Koutoulas, Esq. is the CEO of Typhon Capital Management, which he founded in 2008. Typhon is a deconstructed multi-strategy trading firm, where managers can focus only on trading under an umbrella of unified operations, compliance, and risk management. He co-founded the Commodity Customer Coalition, a non-profit customer advocacy organization, in response to the MF Global bankruptcy. James is the President and lead attorney for the CCC.
Limit Up! Is hosted by Jeff Carter. Jeff is a general partner at West Loop Ventures. In April of 2007, he co-founded Hyde Park Angels and spearheaded the growth and development of one of the most active angel groups in the United States. He has consulted on the startup of several other angel groups. He is a former independent trader and member of the CME Board of Directors and was part of a small group that transformed CME from an open outcry exchange to the largest electronic exchange in the world. In 1998, CME was worth $182,134,000 in membership enterprise value. Today it’s worth $55 Billion.
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