Bitcoin industry veteran, venture investor and billionaire Brock Pierce announced his intention to compete in the upcoming presidential election.
In the comments on his Twitter post, Pierce noted that he was going to the polls as an independent candidate.
According to brockpierce2020.com , the campaign will be held under the slogan “Leadership. Experience. Values ”, but there is currently no specific program that Pierce intends to offer voters.
Available information includes a list of regalia of the entrepreneur: chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation, co-founder of EOS Alliance, Block.one, Blockchain Capital, Tether and Mastercoin. It is mentioned that Pierce is an early investor in bitcoin and one of the largest participants in the Ethereum crowdsale.
He is the founder of platforms for gamers IMI Exchange, ZAM and IGE, as well as the projects D10e, GoCoin, Blade Payments, Five Delta, Xfire 2.0, Playsino, Evertune, GamesTV, and DEN.
In the cryptocurrency industry, Brock Pierce acted as an adviser to projects such as Airswap, Bancor, BitGo, BitGuild, BlockV, Bloq, DNA, Element Group, Metronome, Shyft and tZERO at various stages.
Recall that in May ICO EOS investors filed a class action lawsuit against Block.one in which they accused the company of seeking to raise billions of dollars from the sale of unregistered securities, it provided false and misleading information about the project.
In addition to the company itself, the lawsuit includes its former project adviser Brock Pierce, Block.one CEO Brendan Bloomer and CTO Daniel Larimer.
Earlier Brock Pierce spoke about his role in the EOS ecosystem, why it is important for him to achieve justice for Mt.Gox contributors. Gox, and also shared his opinion on the further development of the industry and the place that Bitcoin will occupy in the future