Darin Feinstein is the Founder and Chairman of Core Scientific, a pioneer in customizable infrastructure and software solutions for blockchain and AI. With state-of-the-art facilities, cutting-edge technology and first-class blockchain hosting solutions, Core Scientific powers leading-edge servers for large-scale operations and complex deep-learning AI challenges. Darin also served as the Founder & Executive Chairman of Blockcap, one of the largest digital asset mining companies in North America. Core Scientific and Blockcap merged in 2021 and continue to operate as Core Scientific, Inc.
Darin's past experiences have played a crucial role in maintaining the efficiency and ambition that have driven Blockcap and Core Scientific to success. With a strong foundation built by industry veterans, Core Scientific seeks to grow by diversifying its operations and acquiring blockchain assets in emerging geographic areas important to the digital asset space. Core Scientific also operates digital treasury assets and venture investments.
Outside of the blockchain space, Darin operates numerous businesses in the food and entertainment industries. He is the owner of Black Star Investments, which has an impressive portfolio of companies including several Fatburger restaurant locations in Las Vegas. He also founded Red Mercury Entertainment, a company that runs Las Vegas entertainment venues, including the Tropicana Hotel & Casino.
Darin supports many charitable nonprofits, such as The Shade Tree Organization and SafeNest, organizations focused on helping victims of domestic abuse. The Feinstein & Griffin Foundation, co-founded by Darin, upholds the mission of making college education more widely accessible by providing resources for people from all backgrounds. He has served on numerous boards, including the Nevada Restaurant Association, which provides networking and resources to rising business leaders in Nevada, and Southwestern Law School, where he earned his JD.