Entrepreneur and philanthropist Brock Pierce has been involved in the virtual currency business since 2001 when he founded Internet Gaming Entertainment. As a venture capitalist his eye for disruptive new tech has led to an impressive track record.
Pierce is the Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation and co-founder of EOS Alliance, Block.one, Blockchain Capital, Tether, and Mastercoin. Blockchain Capital founded in 2013 was the first sector-focused venture fund that invests solely in Blockchain technology companies.
He has been credited as a pioneer of the market for digital currency and has raised more than $5B for companies and organizations he supports. A notable success, Block.one was created in 2017 pulling in over $4 Billion dollars for the EOS crowdsale making it the largest ever of its kind.
Focused on social impact for the local community of Puerto Rico where he resides, Pierce reignited The Integro Foundation as a Board Member in 2017. Integro Foundation is a non-profit organization on a mission to support regenerative projects for the environment and revitalize the Caribbean island‘s economy through preservation of its unique culture.