Brock Pierce

Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist and Philanthropist, Bitcoin Foundation

Brock has been a pioneer and innovator in digital currency markets since 1999 and has raised more than $5 billion for the companies he has co-founded. He is a founder, investor and advisor to numerous initiatives focused on compounding social impact and economic good. He is committed to providing resources for those in need, beginning with Puerto Rico and Restart. ONE, an impact-focused non-profit, is committed to empowering projects with an emphasis on rebuilding and developing future opportunities for Puerto Ricans.

Brock is an early miner and investor in bitcoin and one of the largest investors in the ethereum crowdsale. He is a founder of Mastercoin (inventor of the ICO), Blockchain Capital (first venture firm), Tether (first real world asset put on blockchain), BCAP (first blockchain security), and Block.One (maker of EOS). Pierce also founded IMI Exchange, the world’s leading digital currency marketplace for games with annual sales exceeding $1 billion.

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