Kevin Raham Soltani is a blockchain strategist and founder of GIMA Group and GIMA Labs – an alternative investment group and development company specializing in investments in blockchain, gaming, property tech and digital assets development. GIMA Group was founded in 2015 in Newport Beach, CA with offices in London and opened GIMA Group FZE in Dubai in 2017.
His crypto/blockchain endeavors began in 2011 as an early crypto miner, when his company Bit Rig Builders became the first company in Southern California to produce customized mining machines. GIMA Group has invested in and advised 50+ projects. More recently, Kevin has also founded and opened the nonprofit organization, California Blockchain Alliance.
In 2020, Kevin exited his esports and gaming company GIMA Esports and founded Semper Fortis Esports. Semper was listed as the 2nd ever gaming company on the London Stock Exchange, focusing on blockchain gaming, esports and metaverse experiences.
Kevin is a passionate investor, advisor and international speaker who has spoken in 22 countries, WEF, TEDx and represented his company at the many top blockchain conferences. Kevin has a Bachelors from the University of San Francisco and is working on a Masters from Harvard University.