Browsing the "Brock Pierce" Tag

The Trolls Accused Me of ‘Crypto-Colonialism’ in Syria – I’m Listening

| Rachel Rose O'Leary

Cryptocurrency isn't colonialism in Syria – it's a step in ensuring the technological autonomy of the region.

Brock Pierce, Mark Karpeles and the War of Words Over Mt Gox’s Future

| Nikhilesh De

Much has been made of a new attempt to launch the failed Mt. Gox exchange. What's true? CoinDesk's Nik De examines the details.

I Survived the Eternal Boy Playground, Will Puerto Rico?

| Bailey Reutzel

Brock Pierce is leading a herd of crypto entrepreneurs and investors to Puerto Rico and the island seems mostly welcoming. Is that the right move?

Puerto Rico Aims to Attract Blockchain Startups With New Council

| Bailey Reutzel

Puerto Rico's government has created an advisory council aimed at spurring the development of blockchain businesses.

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The Bitcoin Foundation Wants a Comeback, But Can it Be Saved?

| Michael del Castillo

The Bitcoin Foundation’s plans for a comeback have faced early skepticism after the public release of a private email from its executive director.

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Two Board Members Exit as Bitcoin Foundation Seeks Funding

| Pete Rizzo

Bitcoin Foundation board members Jim Harper and Olivier Janssens have exited the trade organization amid questions about its future.


Brock Pierce: Bitcoin Foundation ‘Close To Running Out of Money’

| Joon Ian Wong

Meeting minutes, published yesterday, show board chairman Brock Pierce declaring that the Bitcoin Foundation is "close to running out of money".

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Blockchain Capital Raises $7 Million for Startup Fund

| Pete Rizzo

Brock Pierce's Blockchain Capital has raised $7 million toward a second investment fund aimed at industry startups.


Brock Pierce Elected Bitcoin Foundation Board Chairman

| Pete Rizzo

Venture capitalist Brock Pierce has been elected chairman of the board of directors at the Bitcoin Foundation.

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Koinify Raises $1 Million for Smart Corporation Crowdfunding Platform

| Stan Higgins

Koinify has raised $1m in funding from IDG Capital Partners, Brock Pierce's AngelList syndicate, and zPark Ventures.