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MicroStrategy (MSTR) CEO Michael Saylor pledged to maintain pouring the enterprise intelligence firm’s extra money into bitcoin Thursday, telling buyers his staff will even “discover numerous approaches” for extra buys.
“Going ahead, we proceed to plan to carry our bitcoin and make investments further extra money flows in bitcoin. Moreover, we’ll discover numerous approaches to accumulate further bitcoin as a part of our general company technique,” Saylor mentioned within the firm’s quarterly filing.
The corporate is presently sitting on a trove of 70,784 bitcoins. Whereas most of that was bought with extra money, Saylor raised $650 million late final 12 months in a debt providing to purchase but extra bitcoin.
On the corporate’s earnings name, Saylor added that shareholders can count on the software program firm to buy extra bitcoin, noting they’ll “proceed to actively handle” their stability sheet. Holding bitcoin as a major reserve asset and in search of to accumulate extra bitcoin are a part of the company technique, Saylor mentioned.
“Concerning our bitcoin technique, our pioneering determination to make bitcoin our major treasury reserve asset has made MicroStrategy a thought chief within the cryptocurrency market and generated nice curiosity in MicroStrategy as an organization,” Saylor mentioned.
MicroStrategy will “do our greatest” to capitalize on the chance Saylor sees to change into a pacesetter within the cryptocurrency house, per his feedback on the earnings name, saying he “feels good” in regards to the “synergy” between his firm’s software program product technique and bitcoin technique.
CFO Phong Le additionally mentioned that, along with persevering with to develop their software program merchandise, shopping for bitcoin is an “necessary half” of “enhancing” investor returns.
Saylor is “not overly involved” with bitcoin’s near- or mid-term volatility, and mentioned he intends to “progressively purchase extra bitcoin” at costs that “in all probability maintain going up.”