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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