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Kraken has become the latest US-based bitcoin exchange to launch services in the Canadian market.
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On Monday evening New York time, a U.K.-based start-up called coinwallet ran its own "stress test" of the bitcoin network, looking to flood the system with transactions in order to make a point: the systems current constraints are too small to handle increased traffic.
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Brock Pierce's Blockchain Capital has raised $7 million toward a second investment fund aimed at industry startups.
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Blockchain infrastructure company BitFury has selected a number of high-profile figures to serve on its advisory and technical advisory boards.
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Blockchain Capital has raised $7 million in first close to continue its investments in Bitcoin and blockchain-based ventures
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Blockchain Capital started the first dedicated venture fund to invest in blockchain-enabled technology companies. The firm is based in San Francisco
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Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share.
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Clinton Foy joins the firm as managing director with gaming expertise.
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Managing Partner of Blockchain Capital & Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation
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Brock Pierce is a venture capitalist and serial entrepreneur best known for pioneering the market for digital currency. He is a founder and Managing Partner of Blockchain Capital and Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation. Blockchain Capital has invested in more than 30 blockchain enabling technology companies. Pierce is also a founder, advisor, or board member of GoCoin, Tether, ZenBox, Blade Financial, Expresscoin, Noble Markets, BitGo, ChangeTip, BlockStreet, Coin Congress, and Plug and Play. He is a sought-after commentator on the Bitcoin economy and was elected to the Bitcoin Foundation Board in 2014. Pierce is a BitAngels city leader and runs a top AngelList Syndicate. As an entrepreneur Pierce raised more than $200 million for the companies he founded and led more than 30 acquisitions throughout his career. 

Pierce’s entrepreneurial activities have been focused in the areas of digital currencies like Bitcoin, virtual worlds, gaming, payments, and ad tech. He is the founder of IMI Exchange, the worlds leading digital currency marketplace for games with sales exceeding US$1 billion annually, which raised over $100 Million from blue chip investors such as Goldman Sachs and Oak Investment Partners; ZAM, one of the world’s largest media properties for gamers with more than 15 million monthly users which was sold in January 2012 to Tencent; IGE, the company credited with pioneering the market for digital currency in online games, which generated $100 million in revenue in 2006 and was sold in early 2007. He is also a founder of Xfire 2.0, Playsino, Five Delta (Sold to OTCBB: SCRI), Evertune, GamesTV, and Digital Entertainment Network. 

Pierce is also an active supporter of non-profit and advocacy organizations and is a member of Clinton Global Initiative. He has also been a guest lecturer at the Milken Global Conference, Singularity University, Stanford, USC, and UCLA.

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  • Blockchain Capital
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