About us

First in the market

Our Story

DAIM is a successful digital asset manager that uses its unique investing experience to produce benchmark exceeding returns. In 2017, DAIM’s CEO, Bryan Courchesne, realized the digital asset space was primarily self-directed and investors’ only way to enter was through unregulated platforms. After months of lobbying regulators, DAIM became the first of its kind Licensed Registered Investment Adviser for Bitcoin and Digital Assets.

Why DAIM

Client Story

At DAIM we have a variety of clients but have found a commonality among most of them. For example, after looking into many self-directed platforms, apps, and traditional investment brokers they found that pure Bitcoin investing was largely not possible. These institutions were offering to take their money for GBTC, but the client would not actually get Bitcoin, and this made them feel uncomfortable not having the actual asset. They also wanted to be able to speak to someone and ask questions, especially when it related to making a multi-million dollar investment into digital assets. 

When they called DAIM they found we are able to provide unparalleled human service and give advice based on each client’s goals. DAIM being fully licensed and experienced in managing complex digital asset investments gives the client the confidence to invest the right amount of capital into Bitcoin.

Our Team

Meet The Experts

Bryan Courchesne

Bryan Courchesne

CEO

The founder of Newport Beach-based Digital Asset Investment Management, is no stranger to managing risk and being on the forefront of innovation as we head into a new digital era and the 21st Century financial landscape.
Impacted by the housing meltdown during the Great Recession, the Florida entrepreneur relocated to New York City to trade options in the pit of the exchange. Within a few years he was managing a desk of brokers as the head of equity derivative sales at a Broker-Dealer. During that time he became an Options Principal and General Securities Principal holding the Series 4,7,24,55,63, and currently the Series 65.

Drew Defalle

Strategy

Drew’s professional background brings over 20 years of business development, operational strategy, and program management to DAIM. Most recently, he’s held executive and advisory roles in technology and real estate development firms. Drew was first introduced to Bitcoin in 2013 before returning to grad school. He still spends the majority of his time thoroughly researching the ever-evolving digital asset space, with a particular focus on corporate investing for treasury and risk management, and the preservation of capital. Drew holds a BS in Engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from the University of Southern California.

Mike Soroudi, CFA

Operations & Compliance

Mike has over 10 years of accounting and finance experience. Prior to joining DAIM he spent 6 years overseeing investment operations and strategy at a traditional RIA in Newport Beach (TFG).
Mike first discovered Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in 2016 and ever since has sought ways to incorporate this new asset class into an overall investment strategy. Mike graduated from the University of Southern California with a BS in Economics/Mathematics. He holds the Series 63 license and was awarded the CFA charter in 2016.

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