Koosha Azim (born January 3, 2003) is a social media marketer, entrepreneur, startup adviser, and cryptocurrency enthusiast of Iranian descent. He is also the Founder of fintech startup Rupsure, a blockchain startup increasing cryptocurrency exchange security and efficiency through quick and easy Know Your Customer (KYC). He also creates content, does philanthropy work in Africa, and creates artwork.
|Native name||Koosha Azim|
|Born||Koosha Ostad Azim|
Palo Alto, CA
|Residence||San Francisco Bay Area|
|Other names||Crypto Koosh|
|Notable work||Marketing for Pi Network|
|Home town||Los Gatos, CA|
|Parent(s)||Beheshteh Mostaghni,Jalal Azim|
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Koosha Azim was born on January 3rd, 2003 in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently a full time student at Los Gatos High School and West Valley College, where he studies economics, mathematics, and physics. After high school, he plans on attending a four-year university.
Career[edit | edit source]
Blockchain[edit | edit source]
As Bitcoin increased in price around the finale of 2017, a 14 yr old Koosha found out about cryptocurrencies and started investing. The market crash of 2018 left Azim interning and advising for several startups in the cryptocurrency field including GoodBit in 2017, United Restaurants in 2018, and Pi Network in 2019. In late 2018, Koosha founded Rupsure which he still operates out of the San Francisco Bay Area with colleagues across the globe.
Recently, Koosha Azim has started supporting African blockchain groups, especially the Africa Blockchain University.The Africa Blockchain University is known internationally for hosting blockchain and cryptocurrency summits in Ghana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Zambia, Rwanda, Botswana, Uganda, and South Africa.
Afrikanus Kofi Akosah Adusei, the Founder of the Africa Blockchain University  stated the following message regarding Koosha Azim:
"Amazing young man! Talented, focused and well prepared for the future. He doesn't cease to amaze with his multi-talented skills. Moreover, he's very professional and always meet deadlines. I highly recommend him."
In mid 2018, Koosha and several other blockchain leaders co-founded Crypto Weekly News. He helped run the startup with other co-founders based in London and New York City while residing in California. Under Azim's management and publications, CWN amassed thousands of viewers worldwide until it was eventually shut down in April 2019 because to the executive team’s time constraints and changed priorities.
In mid 2019, Koosha joined Think Media Nigeria as the new Editor-In-Chief. At Think Media, Koosha leads the marketing and content team on content creation and better English writing practices. Additionally, he also advises almost 100 African tech enthusiasts and business people through online lectures and blog content.
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
The Koosha Azim Podcast[edit | edit source]
In June of 2019, Koosha Azim launched "The Koosha Azim Podcast." This audio scrapbook includes Koosha's favorite podcast episodes, business updates, and essays. Description of podcast via Anchor.fm 
*"This is a digital scrapbook of Koosha Azim's podcast features, personal cogitations, and audio essays. It includes discussions about cryptocurrency, marketing, education, and philosophy."*
Artwork[edit | edit source]
Azim is an abstract artist. Most of his pieces are made with acrylic on canvas. In early 2018, his piece "Mother's Tongue" was featured and held in the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose.
His paintings can be seen on his Koosha Azim Gallery page.