The Cackle: Episode #47
Growing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Indiana
SPECIAL GUEST: Aaron Gillum, Senior Vice President, 50 South Capital
AIRED ON: Wednesday, February 10th on Facebook Live or Twitter at 10:30 am EST
Aaron Gillum is a Senior Vice President in the Private Equity Group at 50 South Capital Advisors. He is responsible for sourcing and analyzing venture capital partnership investment opportunities in the U.S. Aaron is also responsible for fundraising activities and portfolio management.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Aaron was co-founder and Managing Partner of an early stage venture fund focused on technology companies in the Midwest and New York City regions. He has over fifteen years of experience in leadership roles with tech start-ups, as well as strategy and restructuring advisory to Fortune 500 and middle market companies across a variety of industries. Aaron was named to Crain’s Chicago Business Tech 50, a recipient of the Turnaround Managements Association’s, Turnaround of the Year and M&A Advisor’s Top 40 Under 40. He serves as the current President of the Venture Club of Indiana. Aaron also serves on the advisory board of several venture funds and is a featured speaker at industry events and conferences.
About The Cackle
Each week on The Cackle, we highlight small businesses, startups, and people who have an impact on communities across the Midwest. We explore a wide range of topics relating to the vibrancy of local economies, including: entrepreneurial journeys, economic trends found in our research, the challenges facing small businesses and startups face, and the importance of building a diverse and inclusive community.