Bitcoin for Corporations

MicroStrategy is the first publicly traded company to invest significant treasury assets in Bitcoin. At World.Now, you'll hear from MicroStrategy Chairman and CEO Michael Saylor, as well as a slate of BTC industry luminaries, as they discuss this groundbreaking treasury reserve strategy.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 1 - 6 pm EST

Bitcoin Macro Strategy

A review of Bitcoin as a treasury reserve asset & various macroeconomic factors driving its adoption by corporations & institutional investors.

Michael J. Saylor
Chairman and CEO, MicroStrategy
Ross Stevens
Founder, CEO, Stoneridge
Founder, Executive Chairman, NYDIG

Bitcoin Corporate Strategy

A review of ways in which corporations can integrate with the Bitcoin monetary network & the advantages of different strategies.

Michael J. Saylor
Chairman and CEO, MicroStrategy

Bitcoin Finance Considerations

An overview of key financial & operational considerations for corporations integrating Bitcoin into a treasury reserve strategy.

Phong Le
President and CFO, MicroStrategy

Bitcoin Legal Considerations

An overview of key legal & regulatory considerations for corporations integrating Bitcoin into a treasury reserve strategy.

W. Ming Shao
SEVP and General Counsel, MicroStrategy
J. Dax Hansen
Partner and Firmwide Chair, Blockchain Tech & Digital Currency Industry Group, Perkins Coie LLP
Thomas S. Ward
Partner, WilmerHale LLP

Bitcoin Accounting Considerations

An overview of key accounting, tax, & audit considerations for corporations integrating Bitcoin into a treasury reserve strategy.

Phong Le
President and CFO, MicroStrategy
Rob Massey
Partner and Global Tax Leader Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Deloitte Tax
Amy Park 
Partner, Deloitte

Our first day agenda provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the topics corporations need to address as they develop & implement their Bitcoin strategy.   Join our officers & advisers as we address these items from the point of view of a public company.  Topics include:

      1. Macroeconomic environment, outlook, treasury & investment strategy
      2. Integrating Bitcoin into the Balance Sheet or P&L of public & private companies
      3. Financial, Operational, Systems, & Execution Considerations
      4. Legal & Regulatory Considerations
      5. Accounting, Tax, & Audit Considerations

In order to accelerate corporate adoption & facilitate the development of best practices, MicroStrategy will make publicly available certain documents & information that it used in implementing Bitcoin as a primary treasury reserve asset so that other firms interested in adopting a Bitcoin strategy can refer to them.  We plan to provide registrants access to these materials prior to the conference. 

Thursday, February 4th, 1 - 6 pm EST

Binance Presentation

Vince Kwok
VP of Global Institutional Business, Binance

Coinbase Presentation

Brett Tejpaul
Head of Institutional Sales, Trading, Custody, and Prime Services, Coinbase

Fidelity Presentation

Tom Jessop
President, Fidelity Digital Assets

Galaxy Digital Presentation

Mike Novogratz
CEO, Galaxy Digital

Gemini Presentation

Dave Abner
Global Head of Business Development, Gemini

Genesis Presentation

Michael Moro
CEO, Genesis Trading / Genesis Capital

Grayscale Presentation

Michael Sonnenshein
CEO, Grayscale Investments

Kraken Presentation

Jesse Powell
CEO and Co-founder, Kraken

NYDIG Presentation

Robby Gutmann
Co-founder & CEO, NYDIG
Co-founder, Stone Ridge

Paxos Presentation

Charles Cascarilla
CEO & Co-Founder, Paxos

Join us as we interview senior executives from the leading vendors of Bitcoin products & services for corporations.  Each interview will last approximately 25 minutes and cover a broad range of topics, including the following:

      1. Tell us about your company and the Bitcoin products & services you offer for corporate clients.
      2. Describe your existing client base & the journey they have taken as they implement Bitcoin strategies.
      3. What is your outlook for Bitcoin, and what advice would you give to corporations just getting started?
      4. What differentiates you from the other industry players, & what are your plans for the future?

All interviews will be conducted by either Michael Saylor (our Chairman & CEO) or Phong Le (our President & CFO). At the end of the second day, participants should have familiarity with key elements of Bitcoin strategies, tools & methods necessary to get started, & strategic vendors & offerings in the marketplace.

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