Invest with Brock Pierce
$1.5M
Syndicate Backing
$110K ($25K)
Typical Investments
1
Deals Last 12 Months
Note from Brock

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 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 firms first fund invested in 30 companies and second fund has invested in 19 companies. Blockchain Capital was recently named the most active FinTech Venture Fund by Pitchbook.

Mr. Pierce is the founder of IMI Exchange is the world’s leading digital currency marketplace for games, with annual sales exceeding $1 billion. Mr. Pierce lead the fundraising process for IMI Exchange from blue chip investors such as Goldman Sachs and Oak Investment Partners. He also founded ZAM, one of the world’s largest media properties for gamers, which was acquired by Tencent. Mr. Pierce also founded IGE, the pioneer of digital currency in online games, achieving revenues exceeding $100 million in 2006 and sold in 2007. Mr. Pierce is also a founder of GoCoin, Noble Markets, Blade Payments, 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.

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Backers
Clark Landry
Angel
Los Angeles-based entrepreneur and angel investor. Seed round in TradeDesk ($TTD - $2B+ mkt cap), EdgeCast ($400M to Verizon), Adconion ($235M to SingTel).
Jeff Morris Jr.
Product Manager
Director, Product Management - Revenue @Tinder. Investor in @Branch, @Managed by Q, and others via @Chapter One Ventures
Matt Thazhmon
Seed Fund
Investor in @TrueMoney, @FreeMyFriends, @Tazup. Team member of @PowerInbox.
Ben Davenport
Angel
Co-founder & CTO at @BitGo. Co-founder of @Beluga. Running Bitcoin syndicate on AngelList.
Stefano Bernardi
Angel
Co-Founder and Partner @Mission and Market Previously co-founded @Kickpay (YC W15) and was at @Betable, @500 Startups and @TechCrunch. BSc Computer Engineering
Jor Law
Angel
Currently looking for AI, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Robotics companies. Ideal investment $1-2m, but can stretch between $100k - $10m.
Michael Ross
Individual Investor
Experienced Investor. 5 Exits. 3 Venture-Backed (Kleiner and Bessemer). 1 IPO and 4 acquisitions. Google, Redpoint Ventures, JPMorgan, Credit Suisse.
References
Brock is one of the most passionate and innovative entrepreneurs & investors I've ever met. It's been a pleasure to invest with him and see him move mountains for his companies.
I have invested with Brock over many years and he has been an outstanding angel investor as well a company advisor. His level of domain knowledge in gaming, Bitcoin and Internet marketing companies is exceptional. But his most important contribution with respect to the companies he invests in...more
Brock Pierce is a guy you want on your side. He can get deals done and works faster than anyone I know. Brock knows the Bitcoin and digital currency space inside and out. If you're not only looking for a source of capital but want actual know-how and a serious rolodex, he's your guy.
Very deep knowledge and connections to the world of startups and virtual economy/currencies. A great person to work with (we work together as part of the Mastercoin Foundation board of directors).
Brock is one of the most experienced gaming experts I've met and is certainly the most experienced virtual currency expert I've come across. He's sharp, quick and always quotable. He's also a great person to work with.
Thinks with insight and talks with foresight. If you need someone to see through muddled waters, identify opportunities from a distance or raise large capital in a short amount of time, he is the man
Brock Pierce is a force of nature. He is that rare entrepreneur who can take an idea (his or someone else's) and turn it into millions of dollars by putting together the talent, the team and the capital, then launch a full product while others are still debating the merits of the space....more
Brock is one of the most brilliant entrepreneurs I know and a formidable investor.
Most importantly, his instinct always bring him first to discover gigantic opportunities.
Brock is a tenacious thinker, investor, and advisor who has a deep knowledge of gaming and digital currencies. His understanding of Bitcoin as an ecosystem and passion for its growth make him an unparalleled strategic resource.
Brock is a wise investor, brilliant entrepreneurs, and sharp thinker in many areas, especially in the field of reimagining the world's currency systems. We are very glad to have him as an investor in Hive as we work to build a global network of purpose-driven leaders.
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