Winklevoss Twins News

The Winklevoss twins – Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss — are American rowers and Internet entrepreneurs, famous for co-founding HarvardConnection and suing Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, with the claim that Zuckerberg stole their idea to create a social networking site. This case ultimately provided them $65 million. Today, the Winklevoss twins are venture capitalists and Bitcoin investors. The twins led $1.5 million into a Bitcoin payment processor called BitInstant, though it was closed after its CEO, Charlie Shrem was charged with money laundering. The Winklevoss twins also established Winkdex, a financial index for tracking the price of Bitcoin. In addition, the Winklevoss twins are the founders of the Bitcoin exchange Gemini, the world’s first ether exchange to be licensed. Currently, they are working on exchange-traded products with cryptocurrencies and won a patent for settling it.
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Colossal is aiming to combat climate change by resurrecting extinct species in their natural habitats, with the firm’s landmark de-extinction project focused on...
Bitcoin billionaires back ‘moonshot’ scheme to resurrect woolly mammoths
Brian Quarmby
2021-09-15T05:40:23+01:00
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The recent regulatory backlash against Binance could give a competitive advantage to regulated exchanges.
Gemini plans to beat Binance through compliance, aims to become the 'fastest tortoise' in the race
Martin Young
2021-07-13T05:49:28+01:00
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Gemini has partnered with a nonprofit to purchase carbon permits from government-related cap-and-trade markets and erase them from circulation.
Winklevoss’ Gemini buys carbon credits to cut Bitcoin’s CO2 footprint
Helen Partz
2021-06-24T13:52:51+01:00
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The Bitcoin Water Trust has already received more than $1.3 million worth of BTC donations despite launching just three weeks ago.
$1.3M worth of BTC donated to Bitcoin-hodling charity in less than 3 weeks
Brian Quarmby
2021-06-15T06:55:00+01:00
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The exchange will offer up to 3% cashback in the form of cryptocurrency for users of its upcoming Mastercard credit card.
Gemini to launch Bitcoin cashback rewards on Mastercard credit card
Greg Thomson
2021-04-27T13:01:17+01:00
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Crypto exchange Gemini has integrated deposits via Apple Pay and Google Pay to simplify crypto purchases.
Gemini users can now buy Bitcoin with Apple Pay and Google Pay
Helen Partz
2021-04-23T19:00:00+01:00
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Gemini Custody has quickly emerged as a leading platform for institutional investors.
Gemini exchange’s crypto custody doubled since January, reaching $25B
Sam Bourgi
2021-04-20T22:28:00+01:00
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Bitcoin has likely become too interwoven into the world for a ban to be plausible, says the Gemini CEO.
Tyler Winklevoss thinks Bitcoin is past the risk of a US ban
Benjamin Pirus
2021-04-02T22:46:39+01:00
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