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US presidential candidate Rick Perry has stated he supports "regulatory breathing room" for digital currencies such as bitcoin.
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Schedule of presenters and sessions for Coin Congress San Francisco 2015.
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Old-fashioned economics is merging with the technology behind bitcoin in ways that could change Wall Street for better forever.
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Three US universities are set to conduct research on cryptocurrencies using roughly $3m in grant funding from the National Science Foundation.
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“There are more net jobs in the world today than ever before, after hundreds of years of technological innovation and hundreds of years of people predicting the death of work.... read more
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Gaming software and platform provider Imperus Technologies has revealed that the company will shift its focus away from its real-money gaming network and onto its social casino offering following the acquisition of Best Casino operator Diwip, with further potential purchases also planned.
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A new partnership between Bing Rewards and startup Tango Card will let users of the search engine receive rewards in bitcoin.
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Long one of the most ambitious projects in the industry, decentralized application platform Ethereum is set to open to the public tonight.
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The Tokyo Metropolitan Police is reportedly pursuing fraud charges against Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles.
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American Banker's Digital Currencies + the Blockchain featured speakers from across the blockchain and finance sectors.
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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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