Michael Saylor is the Chairman & CEO of MicroStrategy (MSTR), a publicly traded business intelligence firm that he founded in 1989. He is also the founder of Alarm.com (ALRM), and named inventor on 40+ patents. He founded & serves as trustee for the Saylor Academy (saylor.org), a non-profit organization that has provided free education to 800,000+ students. He is an advocate for the Bitcoin Standard (hope.com). He has dual degrees from MIT in Aerospace Engineering & History of Science.
On Sept. 14, MicroStrategy completed the purchase of another $175 million of bitcoin. Since then, Saylor has been on a crusade to educate the world about bitcoin, quickly emerging as, arguably, the leading voice in the bitcoin ecosystem.
Here are ten thoughts, related through tweets, on how Saylor views bitcoin and how he’s using his immense talent to help educate others:
His 5th Bitcoin Related Tweet, Is Also His Pinned Tweet, And Was A Precursor Of The Unique And Profound Wisdom To Come
Saylor’s Believes Bitcoin Represents Hope To Billions Of People
Hope to everyone for a better world.
Part Of Saylor’s Brilliance Is Boiling Bitcoin Down To It’s Essence
Saylor Sees Bitcoin As Digital Gold
As Digital Gold, Saylor Believes That Bitcoin Is The World’s Best Treasury Reserve Asset, For Anyone With A Treasury Reserve
In interviews, Saylor has cited 35,000 publicly traded companies that carry a total of $5T of cash getting negative real returns.
Saylor Is Using MicroStrategy Resources To Educate The World About Bitcoin
On October 9th, Saylor tweeted that MicroStrategy had published a curated set of resources and reference materials they relied on to make their decision.
It took MicroStrategy 6 months to approve and deploy treasury funds into BTC. He thinks most publicly listed companies may take 9–12 months. So he’s trying to start the clock for those companies ASAP.
Not Your Keys, Not Your Coins
Saylor Calmly & Eloquently Schools Acclaimed Naysers
Saylor Doesn’t Just School You On Bitcoin, He Schools You On Life
Like A Poet, Saylor Uses Humor and Imagery To Make His Points