Roham is the CEO of Dapper Labs, the creators of CryptoKitties, Flow and NBA Top Shot. Roham started his first startup at the age of 14 and has since funded and built over a dozen companies. Formed in February 2018, Dapper Labs was spun out of Axiom Zen, the award winning venture studio, to spread the benefits of decentralization through the power of play, fairness, and true ownership. It has raised funding from investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Venrock, Google Ventures, Samsung, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others.
Roham is an occasional angel investor; his portfolio includes SaaS leaders Intercom, toutapp, and teampay, among others. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and dual bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Biological Sciences from Stanford University.
Roham speaking at BLOCKCHAIN & BOOZE
Building an NFT Empire with Roham Gharegozlou
On session 57 of Blockchain & Booze, host Adam Levy welcomes Roham Gharegozlou, CEO and Co-Founder of DapperLabs. From CryptoKitties, NBA Top Shot, Flow Blockchain, and more, Roham is an undisputed web3 innovator. In this episode, we unveil his story as a crypto entrepreneur and an early visionary of NFTs.