Published: February 05, 2021  •  1139 Views

Genesis Presentation with Michael Moro

About Genesis
Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets, facilitating over $45 billion in annual trades, loans, and transactions. We launched the first U.S. OTC bitcoin trading desk in 2013 and have a proven track record driving results for some of the world’s largest digital asset focused hedge funds, quant funds, family offices, VC’s, market-makers, and exchanges.

Genesis Prime is our fully-integrated platform and end-to-end solution for sophisticated market participants, providing a single point of access for digital asset trading, derivatives, borrowing, lending, custody, and prime brokerage services. Our team has decades of experience at top Wall Street investment banks and Silicon Valley technology firms and includes leading experts in blockchain, distributed computing, cryptography, and cybersecurity.

Genesis is a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), the largest investor in the bitcoin and blockchain industry, and is the exclusive distribution and marketing agent for Grayscale Investments, the largest digital currency asset manager with $25 billion in assets under management.

About Genesis Treasury
Genesis Treasury is built to focus more attention on our ability and effort to help companies convert their treasuries to bitcoin.  Genesis Treasury Services -

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Michael Moro
CEO, Genesis

Michael Moro has been CEO of Genesis since early 2016.  Under his leadership the firm has grown from $115 million to over $40 billion in annual transactions, and has expanded from OTC trading into institutional borrowing, lending, derivatives, custody and prime brokerage services. Moro led the acquisitions of Qu Capital, an algorithmic trading firm, and Vo1t, a leading digital currency custodian, and extended Genesis’s footprint internationally with offices in New York, London and Singapore.  Previously, Moro served as COO of Genesis, responsible for all operations and management at the firm.  

Prior to Genesis, Mr. Moro spent 6 years as Vice President and Director at SecondMarket, which raised $34.2 million from investors including FirstMark and Social Capital, grew to $2.5 billion in transactions and was acquired by NASDAQ.  Before SecondMarket he spent 6 years working in investment banking at Citi, covering financial institutions including JP Morgan, Capital One and Sallie Mae.

Mr. Moro is a graduate of Georgetown University, holds FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 86/87 licenses, and is an active member of the Oversight Committee for the CME CF Bitcoin Pricing Products.

Phong Le
President and CFO, MicroStrategy

Phong Le has served as President & Chief Financial Officer since July 2020, and has previously served in various senior executive positions, including Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, since joining MicroStrategy in August 2015. Prior to joining MicroStrategy, Mr. Le served as the chief financial officer of XO Communications, a privately‐held telecommunications company, from August 2014 to August 2015. From March 2010 to August 2014, Mr. Le held senior positions at NII Holdings, a Nasdaq‐listed telecommunications company, including vice president of financial planning and analysis, vice president of strategy and business operations, and vice president of strategic finance. Prior to that, Mr. Le worked in the consulting practice at Deloitte from 1998 to 2010, where he held various positions, including senior manager. Mr. Le holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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