Ethan Pierse

Partner, Borderless Ventures
Co-Founder, NFT Factory Paris
Director, The CryptoAssets Institute
Former Managing Partner, Nest Venture Capital

A sought-after MC and moderator as well as a prolific keynote speaker at leading tech conferences including Web Summit, Collision, Vivatech, SXSW, Non-Fungible, Rise Hong Kong, Ethan currently educates and inspires audiences on web3 and the blockchain economy’s opportunities for brands and the creator economy.

Through Borderless Ventures, Ethan runs the European Emerging Tech Investment Syndicate focused on web3, AI, and sustainable development.

Ethan keynotes or emcees over 80 events per year (like Web Summit’s Fintech and Crypto MC) and that drives a significant executive advisory activity focused on web3 through The CryptoAssets Institute.

The NFT Factory Paris is a 400m2 physical digital art gallery and the HQ of Europe’s burgeoning web3 ecosystem, helping artists, entrepreneurs, and brands get started right on their Web3 journey; founded by folks from Ledger, Sorare, The Sandbox, RTFKT, Arianee, Dogami, and many others.