Who’s Brock Pierce?
Brock Pierce is a multi-entrepreneur in the blockchain industry. As a child, he even acted in several Disney movies.
Today, he is best known for being the co-founder of the EOS Alliance and having participated in the creation of the Stablecoin Tether (USDT).
He also initiated the very first Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in history with the launch of the Mastercoin in 2013. In the face of widespread indifference, the team managed to raise $500,000 in Bitcoin (BTC).
In June 2017, it launched the EOS.IO platform developed by the company Block.one. Alongside Daniel Larimer, they raised 4 billion dollars via the largest ICO in history to date. He left the project in 2018 following suspicions of involvement in a sexual network of minors.
In an article in The Rolling Stone, the entrepreneur is described as follows:
“And here you have all the sides of Brock Pierce: visionary and madman, idealist and opportunist, artist and businessman, magician and hedonist, narcissist and community builder. »
Despite a controversial image, he is an advisor for several companies in the blockchain industry such as Airswap, Bancor, BitGo or Shyft.
In a February 2018 Forbes magazine ranking, Brock Pierce was named one of the top 20 richest people in cryptography with a net worth estimated at around $1 billion.
Candidate for President of the United States
On July 4, Brock Pierce he’s running for President of the United States for the November 3, 2020, election.
The entrepreneur will campaign on the development of new technologies to enable Americans to lead more prosperous lives. He will run his campaign with the slogan: It Gets Better of Here. Brock Pierce said:
“I’ve spent my life creating great things out of nothing and I can help others do the same… Entrepreneurs are essential to rebuilding the nation we love, and I’m in this race because I know that together we can help rebuild the America we love so much. »