Brian, a super-connector, possesses a remarkable talent for forging connections that unlock opportunities for pioneers and initiatives in various fields such as blockchain, technology, gaming, Web3, and more. In addition to his impressive skills, Brian is also a starring judge on “The Next Crypto Gem.” Brian D. Evans brings a valuable list of experience to his advisory role for the Hourglass collective. A Founder, Investor, and Entrepreneur, Brian has a knack for solving important entrepreneurial problems for companies through innovative strategy, disruptive business models, creative user acquisition, product design, a world-class network, and a lifetime of digital marketing experience.
Brian’s online advertising, marketing, and consulting agency ranked Top 25 on the Inc. 500 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. With roots as a marketing agency, BDE Ventures now serves as a venture studio that specializes in Web3, blockchain, crypto, digital assets, and video games. Brian is also a founding member of Affinity.xyz, a private Web3 collective and virtual mastermind group that features a host of top Web3 players.
Brian was recently named #1 on the 40 under 40 list for LA weekly and was named one of the most influential millennial entrepreneurs by Inc. Magazine. A published writer on Forbes, Entrepreneur, Rolling Stone, Inc. Magazine, Influencive, and more, Brian’s content has been read over 50 million times.
A lifelong entrepreneur with 1M+ social followers, Brian brings his experience from founding, advising, and consulting on multiple companies in various industries and verticals. Not only do those include NFTs and blockchain, but he has also worked with eCommerce, digital marketing and publishing, AI, video games, and mobile apps.