A crypto billionaire, entrepreneur, and philanthropist has announced his candidacy for 2020 President of the United States. The announcement surfaced on Independence Day as the individual plans to run as an independent in the November 2020 election.
On Independence Day ( July 4th 2020 ), Brock Pierce announced that he has plans to run for President of the United States in 2020. Brock is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and crypto visionary that plans to fuel a brighter future for the U.S.A by applying 21st century technology practices. In doing so, Brock believes we can create an atmosphere where Americans can live a more affluent life. He plans to build his campaign around the motto: “IT GETS BETTER FROM HERE.”
In the press announcement, Brock Pierce stated that:
"I've spent my life creating great things from nothing and I can help others do the same. Entrepreneurs are essential to the rebuilding of this nation that we love, and I'm running in this race because I know that together we can help build a pathway towards the rebirth of the America we love so much."
Aside from being an entrepreneur, Brock is a venture capitalist with high levels of expertise in founding, advising, and investing in game changing technologies and businesses. Many people in the tech sector view Brock as one of the most prominent figures in the digital currency space. Pierce has raised $5B+ in companies he has founded over the years. In addition to being the Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, and co-founder of the EOS Alliance, Brock’s background also includes:
- Co-founder in Blockchain Capital
- Co-founder in Tether
- Co-founder in Mastercoin
- Founder in IMI Exchange
- Founder in IGE
- Co-founder in D10e, GoCoin, Blade Payments, Five Delta, Xfire 2.0, Playsino, Evertune, GamesTV, and D.E.N.
In addition to founding and co-founding various companies across the digital currency industry, Pierce also advises some of the largest companies in the space such as Airswap, Bancor, BitGo, BitGuild, BlockV, Bloq, tZERO, and many others.
Aside from Pierce investing and advising various companies around the globe, his philanthropic efforts have earned him recognition as well. Following Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in 2017, Pierce moved to Puerto Rico where he has provided philanthropic resources through his non-for-profit company, The Integro Foundation. Through the foundation, Pierce has worked extremely hard to fix the infrastructure in Puerto Rico, which has struggled to survive following the hurricane. The Integro Foundation has been behind many initiatives such as funding clothing and medical drives, reconstruction of homes, and sponsoring family therapy for families that have kids with special needs. Unlike some world leaders that have come from centralized backgrounds, Pierce has displayed various achievements that prove he can help the world move forward on a micro and macro level, by applying his skill sets in business and philanthropic efforts.
In 2018, Brock Pierce was labeled as the 9th wealthiest individual in cryptocurrency by Forbes, and has also appeared in publications such as The London Times, The New York Times, Fortune, Wired, Rolling Stone, and many others. This July 4th weekend has introduced some interesting candidates for the 2020 presidency. Aside from Brock Pierce announcing his candidacy over the weekend, hip-hop star, Kanye West also announced his run for 2020 President of the United States.
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