FOX Member Summit: Blockchain and Digital Assets - January 27, 2022


Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

One of the hallmarks of the FOX value proposition over the last 30 years has been helping members “see around corners” and ensure preparation for what the future may bring. In that spirit, FOX is bringing members an inaugural 1-day event to gather and share insights around blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

While the last 12 months has seen unprecedented fiscal stimulus and an extraordinary increase in the supply of fiat currency globally, it has also provided a platform for cryptocurrencies to demonstrate their value as an alternative asset class, most notably Bitcoin. Join your FOX peers for this premiere event to discuss this asset class and the exciting possibilities and potential downfalls that come with it.


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Attendees Will...

  • Receive a briefing on the blockchain and cryptocurrency landscape
  • Better understand the regulatory environment surrounding the asset class
  • Hear from peers who have experience investing in the space 
  • Listen to a fireside chat with the CEO of MicroStrategy and ‘Bitcoin Bull’ Michael Saylor 
  • Explore the realm of blockchain technology and its various applications

Who Should Attend

FOX members (both family members and family office staff) who are curious about the space and searching for a group to call upon. Active Chief Investment Officers and Rising Gen family members who are interested in the topic are encouraged to attend.

The FOX Blockchain Conference is a member-only event, included with membership. There is no cost to attend. If you are not a FOX member and are interested in the conference, please reach out to

Please note that proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to attend the conference, according to New York City mandates. For more information, visit the website. This policy is subject to change in accordance with city, state, and venue policy updates. 


Location TBA
New York  New York
United States
  • Agenda
  • Speakers

Wednesday, January 26

7:00 pm

Optional FOX Direct Investing Network Dinner
Location TBA


Thursday, January 27

10:00 am Introduction and Opening Remarks
Nathan Hamilton, FOX Advisory Board Member
10:30 am

Introduction to The Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Landscape
This session will provide an overview of the macro blockchain and cryptocurrency landscape as well as the evolution of the space and how it got to where it is today. Key challenges relating to the industry will also be shared.

11:20 am Networking Break
11:40 am Exploring the Regulatory Environment
This conversation will center around the blockchain and cryptocurrency regulatory landscape including, but not limited to, the current and future applications of stablecoins, which are collateralized liquidity tokens.
12:30 pm Lunch and Peer Perspectives: FOX Members Investing in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
During lunch, FOX Members currently investing in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency will share insights gleaned from their experience and best practices they’ve discovered for those considering investing.
2:00 pm Virtual Afternoon Keynote: Fireside Chat with Michael Saylor
Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy and the largest public company investor in Bitcoin, will share his experiences and structure for adding Bitcoin to his company’s balance sheet. He will also share his insight on bitcoin energy usage, safety, and the current regulatory framework.
3:15 pm Break
3:30 pm A New World: Blockchain Applications and Investing
An overview of emerging Blockchain applications, including Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and NFTs, will be presented, and examples of companies that are currently leveraging Blockchain technology in unique ways will be shared. Future potential use cases will also be addressed.
4:30 pm Closing Remarks
4:45 pm Cocktail Reception
6:00 pm Reception Concludes
  This program does not offer CPE credit.





Michael Saylor
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Office of MicroStrategy, Inc. (MSTR)

Michael Saylor is a technologist, entrepreneur, business executive, philanthropist, and best-selling author. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of MicroStrategy, Inc. (MSTR). Since co-founding the company at the age of 24, Mr. Saylor has built MicroStrategy into a global leader in business intelligence, mobile software, and cloud-based services. In 2012, he authored The Mobile Wave: How Mobile Intelligence Will Change Everything, which earned a spot on The New York Times Best Sellers list. Mr. Saylor attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, receiving an S.B. in Aeronautics and Astronautics and an S.B. in Science, Technology, and Society.


FOX Presenter

Nate Hamilton
FOX Advisory Board Member

Nate Hamilton, CFA, is currently Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Heritage Partners Group, a private equity investment and operations platform focused on the acquisition and roll-up of consumer retail and information services businesses. Nate has significant experience in partnering with and investing alongside private family capital and family-owned businesses. Prior to founding Heritage, he worked in investment banking, sales and trading and private equity across several institutions including Goldman Sachs, UBS and as a co-founder of FDX Capital, a direct-investment platform built for FOX family offices. Nate currently sits on the Advisory Board of Family Office Exchange and is a consultant to the Direct Investment Network. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Vanderbilt and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.