Brock Pierce is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist with extensive track record of founding, advising and investing in transformative businesses.
Block.one was created in 2017 and sold over $300M tokens in the first month of the EOS crowdsale making it the largest ever. Bancor sold $150M tokens in it’s crowdsale in June of 2017. Blockchain Capital was founded in 2013 and is the first sector-focused venture fund that invests solely in Blockchain technology companies and the Bitcoin ecosystem. Pierce led the firm through the first ICO of a security for it’s digital liquid venture fund. Blockchain Capital has made more than 75 investments in the sector across its first three funds. The firm was named the most active FinTech Venture Fund by Pitchbook.
Pierce is an early investor in Bitcoin and one of the largest investors in the Ethereum crowdsale. He 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, which was sold in 2016 for more than $100 million. Pierce founded ZAM, one of the world’s largest media properties for gamers, which was acquired by Tencent in 2012. He founded IGE, the pioneer of digital currency in online games, achieving revenues exceeding $100 million in 2006 and sold in 2007. Pierce is also a co-founder of Tether, D10e, GoCoin, Five Delta (sold NASDAQ: SRAX), Xfire 2.0, Evertune, and DEN and advises Bancor, BitGo, BlockV, and AirSwap.
Pierce is faculty at the Singularity University and is a sought-after speaker who has spoken at the Milken Global Conference, Mobile World Congress, Wired, INK, Stanford, USC, and UCLA.