Block Journal Archives: 'The Big Long' with Michael Saylor - NOV. '20



THIS INTERVIEW WITH CEO OF MICROSTRATEGY MICHAEL SAYLOR IS FROM BLOCK JOURNAL'S NOVEMBER ISSUE - DOWNLOAD HERE



This eventful year has been one never before seen year of turbulence and turmoil. With COVID-19 putting a damper on the global economy, quantitative easing going off the rails, and the US elections sure to bring some more volatility. It’s been said in times of bloodshed, the most opportunities present themselves. Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy certainly seems to agree. In September of this year (2020, Saylor made headlines when he announced that his company MicroStrategy had purchased 38,250 bitcoins. You read that correctly: thirty eight thousand and two hundred and fifty BTC. His very public purchase of over $400 million in BTC with MicroStrategy’s cash reserves may be one of the largest public purchases ever.


Shortly after Saylor’s mega-purchase, Block Journal sat down with the man himself and discussed MicroStrategy’s rise in the enterprise software industry, how his bu