To see the power of cryptocurrency in action, look no further than the action over the last nine months in MicroStrategy, an otherwise mundane business-intelligence software company in the middle of a business-model transition to the cloud.
In reporting earnings last July, the company indicated that it planned to invest some of its cash in “alternative assets,” listing Bitcoin as an option. The following month,
(ticker: MSTR) said that it had adopted Bitcoin as its primary reserve asset. It said it