SoCal BitCoin Angel Brock Pierce Leads Investment In ZipZap

Brock Pierce, the Southern California angel investor who is one of the most active proponents and investors in Bitcoin and its startups, has made another investment in the space, leading an AngelList syndicate funding of ZipZap. ZipZap operates an online, global transaction network focused on letting consumers buy, sell, and use digital currency like Bitcoin. ZipZap said it raised $1.1M in the funding, bringing its total funding to $2.7M. The funding included Pierce's AngelList syndicate, 500 Startups, and Blumberg Capital. Pierce is a prolific investor in the digital currency area, and also has invested or is a founder of such companies as Openbucks, GoCoin, ChangeCoin, Bitco, Expresscoin, and other companies. More information »