SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 18, 2019
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1850 Towers Crescent Plaza
Tysons Corner, Virginia
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
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|Class A common stock, par value $0.001 per share||MSTR||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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|Item 8.01.|| |
On June 18, 2019, MicroStrategy Incorporated (the Company) issued a press release announcing the Companys sale of the Voice.com domain name. A copy of this press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|Item 9.01.|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release dated June 18, 2019|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: June 18, 2019||MicroStrategy Incorporated|
|Name:||W. Ming Shao|
|Title:||Senior Executive Vice President & General Counsel|
MicroStrategy Sells Voice.com Domain Name for $30 Million
Additional Ultra-Premium Domain Names Available for Strategic Transactions
TYSONS CORNER, Va., June 18, 2019 MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, today announced that it has sold the Voice.com domain name for $30 million in cash in a transaction facilitated by GoDaddy and
consummated on May 30, 2019. The domain name has subsequently been used by Block.one to launch its new blockchain-based social media platform called Voice.
Block.one has made a smart strategic decision in choosing Voice.com to be the internet domain name for its new social media platform. The word voice is simple and universally understood. Its also ubiquitous as a search term, it returns billions of results on the internet. An ultra-premium domain name like Voice.com can help a company achieve instant brand recognition, ignite a business, and massively accelerate value creation, said Marge Breya, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, MicroStrategy Incorporated.
MicroStrategy holds more than a dozen evocative and powerful domain names. While our focus continues to be on our core analytics and mobility business, we are open to leveraging these domain names in equity or other strategic transactions with well-funded parties, added Ms. Breya.
Additional ultra-premium domain names held by MicroStrategy include:
To learn more about these domain names, please visit www.microstrategy.com/domains.
About MicroStrategy Incorporated
MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software and services. Our mission is to make every enterprise a more Intelligent Enterprise. MicroStrategy 2019 delivers modern analytics on an open, comprehensive enterprise platform designed to drive business results with Federated Analytics, Transformational Mobility, and HyperIntelligence. To learn more, visit MicroStrategy online, and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
MicroStrategy, Intelligent Enterprise, MicroStrategy 2019, and HyperIntelligence are either trademarks or registered trademarks of MicroStrategy Incorporated in the United States and certain other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.