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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Biju Kulathakal. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Biju Kulathakal, often where they are interviewed.

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Biju Kulathakal. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Biju Kulathakal, often where they are interviewed.

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What are Structured Notes? with Biju Kulathakal

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Interested in getting involved in structured note trading? Our guest this week on Limit Up! is Biju Kulathakal, founder of Halo Investing and a huge proponent of this type of trade. He offers up a convenient guide to structured note trading and how risk is assessed.

Biju did not get into trading via the traditional route. After starting his career as an aerospace engineer, he found quantitative analysis and trading models similar to the problems he faced as an engineer. Listen to the episode for Biju’s story and his biggest advice for would-be traders: treat it like a job, not a hobby.

  • (01:24) - Market Reaction
  • (07:28) - Interview with Biju Kulathakal
    • (08:51) - Aerospace engineering
    • (12:27) - Quantitative analysis
    • (15:00) - Making models
    • (18:12) - Structured notes
    • (23:35) - Risk assessment
    • (27:10) - Direct-to-retail
    • (29:57) - Driving forces in 2020
    • (35:19) - Take it seriously

Biju Kulathakal is the Co-founder and CEO of Halo Investing where he leads the organizational strategy and team. He was one of the early co-founders of Redbox. In addition, he was a founder and the past Chairman and CEO of Trading Block Holdings, an online brokerage firm specializing in option traders. Biju received a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.

Limit Up! is a podcast for traders of all levels brought to you by TopstepTrader. Whether you’re considering a career in trading and don’t know where to start, or you’re a seasoned veteran looking for advice from big names in the financial industry, Limit Up! is your guide. Join us weekly as we discuss the market in all of its volatile glory.

Jack Pelzer is a co-host of Limit Up! He traded as part of a U.S. Treasury group for 7 years at Chopper Trading and DRW. After leaving the industry, he became a Writing Fellow and Senior Contributing Writer for The Onion. He is now the Head of Content at Topstep.

Dan Hodgman is a co-host of Limit Up! Prior to coming to Topstep Dan traded 30 Yr Treasury Options and Yield Spreads. Before that, he served in the United States Marine Corps where he simultaneously managed his own Futures Account applying the skills he grew up learning from clerking on the trading floor. Now Dan works with the Traders here at Topstep as a Performance Coach as well as being a regular on the Daily Market Recap.

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Sep 10 2020 · 43mins
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HALO - Biju Kulathakal, CEO and Co-Founder

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Join K1 and Biju as we explore the HALO technology just released as an analytics tool for buffered ETF's.  Always great to catch up with Biju and hear of the great things that HALO Investing is up to.  

Jun 03 2020 · 17mins
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The Untapped Potential for Structured Note Trading with Biju Kulathakal

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In the past, structured note trading was something that was only available to high powered firms or wealthy individuals. A new startup, Halo Investing, is turning that on its head and democratizing structured note trading so that individuals can get a piece of what has become a $3 trillion market. Our guest this week on Limit Up!, Biju Kulathakal, discusses the future of structured note trading and why traders should get in on that now.Biju also talks about his time as a trader and how that helped him on his current path as the CEO of a startup. Stay tuned for this week’s MARKet Reaction.

  • [00:37] - This week: Biju Kulathakal
  • [01:37] - Market reaction
  • [02:39] - Jeff Carter interview with Biju Kulathakal
    • [02:47] - Name A Hotel Room So We Never Forget 
    • [03:28] - Biju's variety of experiences
    • [04:13] - Embedded optionality
    • [06:16] - Catching the wave
    • [08:53] - A platform for structured notes
    • [13:34] - How Halo is different
    • [17:06] - Protection on the downside
    • [26:48] - Inspiration for an elegant solution
    • [33:38] - Private markets
    • [38:12] - Attracting human capital
    • [43:58] - Being a venture capitalist
    • [48:38] - Diversity of pedigree
    • [55:14] - What's next for Halo
    • [56:37] - Getting on the platform

Biju Kulathakal is the co-founder and CEO of Halo Investing where he leads the organizational strategy and team. He was one of the early co-founders of Redbox. Additionally, he was a founder and the past Chairman and CEO of Trading Block Holdings, an online brokerage firm specializing in option traders. Biju received a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology.
This episode of 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.
If you'd like to receive new episodes as they're published, please subscribe to Limit up! in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. If you enjoyed this episode, please consider leaving a review in Apple Podcasts. It really helps others find the show.

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Nov 21 2019 · 1hr
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#4 Founding Redbox + Building Culture at Halo Investing w/ Biju Kulathakal, Entrepreneur & Angel Investor

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Our goal is to inspire everyone to start their own business and help you grow it to millions or even billions in value so if you feel any benefit from this episode please let us know by leaving an iTunes review, sharing this episode on social media and emailing a link to anyone you think would also find benefit here. Thank you.

“The only way you are going to learn is through enduring pain” - Biju Kulathakal Biju Kulathakal (@BijuGK) is a serial entrepreneur and active angel investor. He was an early investor and partner at GetAMovie which was later sold to McDonalds and is now RedBox. Redbox is one of the largest movie rental companies in the United States and the fastest growing in terms of revenue. Previously, he was a founder of Enterprise Logic Systems, which is a software development firm that specialized in the financial services and trading industry. Biju is a founder and the past Chairman and CEO of Trading Block Holdings, an online brokerage firm specializing in option traders. He is the founder of Vidya Foundation, which gives scholarships to underprivileged kids in developing countries. He has previously served on the board of the Chicago Charger School foundation, Beck Foundation, Civitas Schools, Leap Learning Systems and the Heartland Institute. Biju received a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. Biju’s current focus is Co-founder and CEO of Halo Investing (https://haloinvesting.com/). Please let us know your thoughts on social @DitchDiggerCEO and on our website https://www.ditchdiggerceo.com/ Shownotes: 2:00 How Biju started Redbox 5:00 Partnering with McDonald's - Did you ever go to Blockbuster or Hollywood video with these ideas? 11:00 Key lessons from Redbox 15:30 Mentors who have helped you gain your business acumen 18:00 Networking strategies 22:30 The key to motivating your employees 24:30 Core values 31:00 How Halo Investing started and where it’s going in the next ten years 40:00 Only way you can learn is through pain 43:30 How has the free market system helped you? 52:00 Biju’s advice to the younger version of himself 55:00 Why do businesses fail? 1:03:00 Quinton’s True Takeaways

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Nov 09 2018 · 1hr 7mins
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Biju Kulathakal Redbox Co-Founder, Founder Halo Investing

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"It's not about the money you make, it's about seeing your product used by so many." Biju Kulathakal Co-Founder of Redbox and Founder of Halo Investing is interviewed by David Cogan founder of Eliances and host of the Eliances Heroes show broadcast on am and fm network channels, internet radio, and online syndication. www.haloinvesting.com www.eliances.com
Jul 09 2018 · 10mins