Breaking Banks: Brock Pierce

Brock Pierce

Managing Partner & Chairman, Blockchain Capital / Bitcoin Foundation

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Brock Pierce is a venture capitalist and entrepreneur with an extensive track record of founding, advising and investing in disruptive businesses. He pioneered the market for digital currency in games and has raised more than $200 million for companies he founded. Mr. Pierce is an early investor in Bitcoin, founding board member of Omni, and one of the largest investors in the Ethereum crowd sale. He is the Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation and founder and Managing Partner of Blockchain Capital. Blockchain Capital is the first sector focused venture fund that invests in Blockchain technology companies and the Bitcoin ecosystem. The firm has invested in more than 40 companies in the space. Blockchain Capital was recently named the most active FinTech Venture Fund by Pitchbook. Mr. Pierce is the founder of IMI Exchange, the world’s leading digital currency marketplace for games, with annual sales exceeding $1 billion and investors such as Goldman Sachs and Oak Investment Partners. He founded ZAM, one of the world’s largest media properties for gamers, which was acquired by Tencent. Mr. Pierce founded IGE, the pioneer of digital currency in online games, achieving revenues exceeding $100 million in 2006 and sold in 2007. Mr. Pierce is a founder of GoCoin, Tether (sold), Xfire 2.0, Playsino, Five Delta (sold to SCRI), Evertune, GamesTV, and Digital Entertainment Network. Mr. Pierce has been a guest lecturer at the Milken Global Conference, Singularity University, Stanford, USC, and UCLA. He attended the University of Southern California.

EPISODE # 233

Apr 13, 2018

Blockchain: Helping Humanity

Puerto Rico is struggling to rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and Brock Pierce (Bitcoin Foundation / EOS) is on a mission to help with Restart Week, a community… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 183

Mar 03, 2017

Bitcoin: ETF and ICO

Bitcoin is soaring. After 18 months of steady growth, it's value is $1275, and only looks to be growing. As today's guest, Brock Pierce, puts it- it is GOLD 2.0.… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 134

Mar 03, 2016

Blockchain is essential to the Fintech revolution

Bitcoin has often been dismissed as the currency of criminals and frauds, but those in the FinTech space have thought differently for a long time. Even when they didn't defend… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 96

May 21, 2015

Bitcoin: Hope or Hype?

Bitcoin seems to invite endless debate about the legitimacy of cryptocurrencies. With Wall Street entering the game of investing in or using bitcoin blockchain technologies, it has become necessary for… LEARN MORE

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