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The Bitcoin Game #32: Brock Pierce

Published on January 15th, 2016 by Rob

Hello, welcome to episode 32 of The Bitcoin Game. I'm Rob Mitchell.

Today's interview is with Brock Pierce, chairman of the board of The Bitcoin Foundation, and a highly-accomplished VC in digital currency. Brock got involved in digital token entrepreneurship at a very young age, with a focus on gaming, an activity he excelled at. As he reached his mid-twenties, Brock's companies were doing $100,000,000 in business. By the time Bitcoin was released, Brock had become a veteran in the business of digital currency. Brock was primed to recognize the innovation that Bitcoin introduced, and he quickly became one of the most involved venture capitalists in the Bitcoin space. The first half of this episode focuses on Brock's background.

The Bitcoin Game #32: Brock Pierce

In the second half of my interview, I ask Brock to speak about various aspects of the Bitcoin Foundation, which has faced its share of criticism in the past several years.


Mike Hearn Exits Bitcoin

L.A. Bitcoin Meetup (August 21, 2013)


Ultima Online


Asheron’s Call



Blockchain Capital


Bitcoin Foundation

Brock Pierce on Twitter


Stay tuned for the magic word in this episode, and submit it to your LTB Network account to claim a share of this week's distribution of LTBCoin. Listeners have one week from the release date to claim the magic word credit. The magic word for this episode must be submitted by 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time on January 22, 2016.


While much of Bitcoiners' time is spent in the world of digital assets, sometimes it's nice to own a physical representation of the virtual things you care about. For just the price of a cup of coffee or two (at Starbucks), you can own your own Classic Bitcoin Keychain or the newer Bitcoin Fork Pen.


Bitcoin Keychains and Bitcoin Fork Pens


All music in this episode of The Bitcoin Game was created by me.


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The Bitcoin Game box art was created from an illustration by Rock Barcellos.

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