A Mighty Ducks Child Star Has a Plan for Failed Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox

Brock Pierce in 2005 Photograph by Tampa Bay Times/ZUMA Press

At first glance, Mt. Gox might not seem like a particularly attractive acquisition. The now defunct Bitcoin exchange imploded earlier this year: Millions of customers’ money went missing, and the foundations of the Bitcoin economy were shaken profoundly. The company has no especially useful technology or intellectual property, is caught up in courts across the globe, and has a brand that is, to put it mildly, damaged.

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