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About Brock Pierce

Brock Pierce is an entrepreneur renowned for pioneering the market for virtual goods in online games. He has closed more than forty acquisitions and a dozen corporate finance transactions securing more than $250m on behalf of his companies. Pierce's recent start-up is RevenueAPEX, a novel financing vehicle for publishers and buyers of performance marketing. He also founded Affinity Media, the largest provider of virtual good trading services, digital gaming content and community services for the world's 300 million gamers and raised over $100m from investors such as Goldman Sachs and Oak Investment Partners; Titan Gaming, a platform for game companies to enabling skill based matchmaking, tournaments, and points or cash competitions; EverTune, a patented technology which keeps stringed instruments permanently in tune; Taste Media, an online wine discovery and recommendation engine; Digital Entertainment Network (DEN), an online television network focused on the delivery of entertainment over broadband and raised over $88m from investors such as Microsoft, Intel, and NBC. Pierce generally plays the role of strategist and dealmaker in each company after attracting the management teams and capital. He is an active angel investor, a founding mentor of the Founder Institute's LA Chapter, and members of SoCal Tech and Media Entertainment Technology Alliance. Pierce is an active supporter of non-profit and advocacy organizations and is a member of Clinton Global Initiative. Both Wired and Fortune Magazine have written expos�s on Pierce. He has also been a guest lecturer at Stanford and USC.

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SRAX Announces the Speakers for the Sequire Decentralized Web Conference

Jun 20, 2022

The 2022 Sequire Decentralized Web Conference is bringing together a list of influential companies making history in the decentralized web sector for a full day of presentations. In addition to the Blockchain, NFT, Web 3.0, and Digital Currency public company presentations, this year’s conference features the following speakers: Beyond Bitcoin: The Investable Universe Of Digital Assets Jeff Dorman Jeff Dorman is Chief Investment Officer at Arca. Jeff leads the investment committee and is responsible for portfolio sizing and risk management. He has over 17 years of trading and asset management experience at leading firms, including Merrill Lynch and Citadel, where he oversaw trading of over $100 million in proprietary capital. Jeff also served as COO of Harvest Exchange, a FinTech company that is widely used by asset managers and investors. Jeff is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and Economics from Washington University in St. Louis. Interview with Brock Pierce by Liz Claman Brock Pierce Brock Pierce is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist with an extensive track record of founding, advising and investing in disruptive businesses. He's credited with pioneering the market for digital currency and has raised more than $5B for companies he has founded. Pierce is the Chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation and co-founder of EOS Alliance, Block.one, Blockchain Capital, and Mastercoin (first ICO). Pierce is an early investor in Bitcoin and one of the largest investors in the Ethereum crowd sale. He is the founder of IMI Exchange, the world's leading digital currency marketplace for games, with annual sales exceeding $1B and investors such as Goldman Sachs, which was sold in 2016 for more than $100M. Liz Claman Veteran business broadcaster, Liz Claman, has reported on every bull and bear market in the last 20 years. Whether on the ground in New York City or at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Claman is recognized as one of the most respected financial journalists in television for her tenacity, intellect, and command in covering the financial issues of the day. At the podium, Claman shares insights gleaned from her day-to-day experience with the markets and her access to the most influential and powerful business leaders in the world. Her expert comprehension of today’s biggest headlines—and the people making them—leaves audiences with a greater understanding of the forces moving the markets and what it means for the future of the U.S. and global economy. What Enterprise Grade Blockchain Can Do For Business Mrinal Manohar Mrinal Manohar is the CEO and Cofounder of CasperLabs. Prior to this he was a principal and the Technology/Media/Telecom sector head at a ~$1b long only hedge fund, a private equity associate at Bain Capital in Boston and was an associate consultant at Bain and Company. He has an MS from Carnegie Mellon University and has been passionate about computer science ever since he began programming at age 11. He has been personally investing in the blockchain industry since 2012. A Crypto Investor’s Journey Scott Walker  Scott Walker is the co-Founder, Director, and Board Member of DNA.fund, tea, inc and CasperLabs. A serial entrepreneur, Walker began his tech career in 1995, founding NetPage Communications, an early web-hosting company. He successfully grew the company and sold it in 1997 to NetGuard Technologies. In 1999, as the Co-founder and President of www.content.ad a $50m+ online “Native Advertising” agency which is in operation and profitably running today. In 2004, as Founder and CEO of mobile game company, Atrinsic, he helped the company grow to $100m in revenue and 250 employees, raised $30m and took the company public. After leaving the company in 2007, Walker became an angel investor and invested in multiple software companies from 2007-2011. In early 2012, he fell in love with Blockchain technology and invested in a Bitcoin mining operation with crypto legend and pioneer Brock Pierce. Together, they acquired several first-generation Avalon mining “ASICS.” Walker then invested in several early stage crowd sales including Ethereum, Mastercoin (Omni), Block.one, Hashgraph, Casper, and dozens of others. As a founding LP in Blockchain.Capital with investments in Coinbase, Kraken, and more, Walker is one of the most knowledgeable crypto investors in the sector. Fireside Chat with Timothy Lewis, Founder of DEVxDAO Timothy Lewis Timothy Lewis is the founder of DevxDAO, an innovative grant giving organization with over £250 million to distribute to open source development. Tim also co-founded Ikigai Asset Management, a L/S multi strategy crypto asset hedge fund. With nearly 20 years in IT & Digital Security, Tim is a seasoned developer, network engineer, technology architect and inventor holding multiple patents. El Salvador’s Adoption of Digital Assets and What It Means For The Future Justin Newton Justin Newton is an early internet pioneer, startup veteran, serial entrepreneur, thought leader, and innovator with a reputation for driving companies to unicorn valuations while exemplifying the ideals that defined the internet revolution, including: free speech, anonymity, decentralized ownership, open infrastructure, and permissionless innovation. As a tech executive, Justin led four consecutive companies to $1B+ IPOs. In 1998, Justin helped take AboveNet, a leading Internet Infrastructure company, public, followed by NetZero, the world’s largest free ISP, in 1999. Since co-founding Netki in 2014, Justin has brought his incredible experience in tech to the blockchain world. As Netki has established itself as the definitive crypto KYC/AML solution, Justin has become the go-to resource for all things related to crypto institutionalization, regulation, network security, and adoption. Fireside Chat with Wahid Chammas, Chairman Faith Tribe DAO, and Mario Nawfal, Co-Founder and CEO of NFT Tech Wahid Chammas Wahid Chammas is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of TyreGate Capital Holdings, LTD, a wholly owned Principal Holding Company of the Chammas Family Office.‎ Wahid is also Co-Founder and Managing Director of Real Estate Distressed Investments SAL, which is a private equity holding company that invests in distressed real estate in Cyprus and specializes in the purchase of non-performing bank loan portfolios from Cypriot and Greek banks. He is a managing partner. Mario Nawfal Mario Nawfal is an entrepreneur, serial founder, and angel investor with an interest in dozens of businesses in over 30 countries. He is well-known as the Founder of the Athena Group of Companies, a business conglomerate of 15+ companies that operates in more than 40 countries. However, his investments range across a wide variety of industries, including events, FinTech consulting, marketing, personal mobility, fitness, e-cigarettes, and ecommerce. Nawfal's most far-reaching influence has been in the blockchain, cryptocurrency, and NFT industries, and most lately in promoting and investing in the Multiverse. Nawfal has become an in-demand international speaker on all of those topics, as well as the topic of leading the movement to a decentralized world. NFTs Are Eating Hollywood Tom Lombardi Tom Lombardi has over 20 years of experience in investment banking, asset management, and emerging technologies ̶ most recently focused on decentralized financial systems and tokenized incentive structures. He also serves as adjunct professor of finance at Pepperdine University, teaching Digital Asset Finance to MBA students. Tom's past experiences include Managing Director at 3iQ, the investment fund manager of the first TSX-listed public cryptocurrency funds with $2.5 billion under management. He was formerly a Director with Wave Financial, leading the digital asset investment team in Los Angeles, and was the Head of Growth for the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, working with global companies on how to embrace blockchain technology. More influential industry experts are expected to be added to the event soon. Keep an eye on the conference website for updates: https://sequireblockchain2022.mysequire.com/ Riot Blockchain, Inc, Bit Digital, Inc, Banxa Holdings Inc, Majic Wheels Corp, GreenBox, The Glimpse Group, Perpetual Industries and Bitech Mining Corp are the sponsors of this event. About SRAX SRAX (NASDAQ: SRAX) is a financial technology company that unlocks data and insights for publicly traded companies. Through its premier investor intelligence and communications platform, Sequire , companies can track their investors’ behaviors and trends and use those insights to engage current and potential investors across marketing channels. For more information on SRAX, visit srax.com and mysequire.com . Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information: This news release contains "forward-looking statements'' made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements relate to future, not past, events and may often be identified by words such as "expect," "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "believe," "seek" or "will." Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. Specific risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed in our forward-looking statements include risks inherent in our business, and our need for future capital. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Additional information on potential factors that could affect our results and other risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time in SRAX's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q as well as and in other reports filed with the SEC. We do not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

Brock Pierce Investments

15 Investments

Brock Pierce has made 15 investments. Their latest investment was in SpringRole as part of their Seed VC - II on May 5, 2018.

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/14/2018

Seed VC - II

SpringRole

$1.3M

Yes

4

9/18/2014

Seed VC - II

Koinify

$1M

Yes

1

7/29/2014

Seed VC - II

Zipzap

$1.1M

No

2

4/4/2014

Seed VC

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3/25/2014

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

5/14/2018

9/18/2014

7/29/2014

4/4/2014

3/25/2014

Round

Seed VC - II

Seed VC - II

Seed VC - II

Seed VC

Series A

Company

SpringRole

Koinify

Zipzap

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Amount

$1.3M

$1M

$1.1M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Sources

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Brock Pierce Portfolio Exits

6 Portfolio Exits

Brock Pierce has 6 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was LedgerX on August 31, 2021.

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8/31/2021

Acquired

$99M

7

7/27/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

1/29/2018

Acq - Fin

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$99M

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10

6/10/2015

Merger

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$99M

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10

3/5/2015

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

8/31/2021

7/27/2020

1/29/2018

6/10/2015

3/5/2015

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Fin

Merger

Acquired

Companies

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$99M

$99M

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