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Winklevoss Capital's Syndicate

One of the most interesting and enthusiastic Venture Capital firms is Winklevoss Capital. The twin brothers, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, are major supporters and firm believers in the potential of Bitcoin and digital currencies in general. They have been in recent years advocating the value....

Winklevoss Capital Launches Investor Syndicate with an Eye on Bitcoin

Winklevoss Capital, the family office led by two of the largest known holders of bitcoin - brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss - has officially launched an AngelList syndicate that will broadly focus on tech companies, possibly including promising digital currency startups. Announced in....

Look out NASDAQ, Here Comes the Winklevoss Gemini Exchange

"Gemini" means twins in Latin, and it's also the name of the new Bitcoin exchange created by super-entrepreneurs and venture capitalists Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss. After its public launch in the spring, the New York -based Gemini exchange, announced in January on the Winklevoss Capital....

Winklevoss Twins Propose Fully Regulated Bitcoin Exchange

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, leaders of Bitinstant’s seed funding, have proposed an idea that should shake a few heads in the bitcoin community. Many people use bitcoin for its decentralized and unregulated nature, but the Winklevoss Twins have proposed creating a regulated Bitcoin exchange in....

Winklevoss Twins Buy Virgin Galactic Tickets With Bitcoin

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have each purchased tickets for a spaceflight with Virgin Galactic, using some of their immense bitcoin stash. The 32-year-old Internet entrepreneurs announced the news on their blog today, stating: "Cameron and I have decided to use our bitcoin to take the plunge,....

The Winklevoss Twins to Talk about Bitcoin at TechCrunch Disrupt NY

The well-known technology news site, TechCrunch has announced that Tyler Winklevoss and Cameron Winklevoss, better known as the Winklevoss twins will be speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY event early next month. TechCrunch Disrupt is an annual tech and startup conference organized by....

The Winklevoss Twins and Nathaniel Popper Discuss Bitcoin

Two big names from two different sectors, but still united by one common topic- Winklevoss Twins, known for their involvement in the Bitcoin industry and Nathaniel Popper, for his extensive coverage of Bitcoin in the New York Times and his recent book on Bitcoin titled "Digital Gold: Bitcoin and....

Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust Moves Filing to BATS Exchange

The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust is no longer attempting to list on Nasdaq, according to an SEC document filed today. After three years of waiting for regulatory approval from the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC), the Trust’s founders, investors Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss,....

Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust: ETF Aims for NASDAQ

The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust has filed a Registration Statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust has been seeking to have an exchange traded fund linked to Bitcoin. The Winklevoss twins originally filed with the SEC in July of 2013 but have had to make....

SEC Receptive to Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust

According to Michael J. Casey, an editor and senior columnist at The Wall Street Journal, the Winklevoss twins are receiving positive feedback from the SEC regarding their new bitcoin business venture, Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust. The following quote is from Mr. Evan Greebel, whom is the lawyer for....

WinkDex Price Gets Added to Bloomberg

Ah, the WinkDex. It's the brain child of both Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, two of the bitcoin community's most prominent entities. This simple but effective bitcoin price composite is the official price measure of the Winklevoss' bitcoin ETF, currently awaiting regulatory approval by the United....

The Winklevoss Twins Discuss Bitcoin on CNBC

Perhaps the surname Winklevoss sounds familiar to you. Maybe even the Winklevoss twins is more familiar. They're the duo that sued Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg for allegedly ripping off their 'ConnectU' social network at Harvard. Well, they're avid Bitcoin investors and see it's promising much....

Winklevoss Price Ticker Makes Debut on Bloomberg

The Winklevoss' bitcoin price index, the 'WinkDex', has made its first appearance on Bloomberg. Listed on the platform under WINKBTCO, the move is an important step for the young index, launched earlier this year. In a brief blog post the team say they are honoured to be working with Bloomberg....

Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Revisions Reflect Consumer Protection Concerns

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss submitted a revised filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on 20th February for Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, the long-awaited bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) the investors first proposed in 2013. The official submission, came just weeks after the....

Winklevoss Twins to Promote Bitcoin at South Korea Tech Conference

Bitcoin investors and Internet entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss will make an appearance in Asia next month, as part of South Korea's biggest tech startup conference beLAUNCH in Seoul on 14th May. The Principles of Winklevoss Capital will participate in a bitcoin-specific panel titled....

Winklevoss Twins Plan NASDAQ Listing for Bitcoin ETF in New SEC Filing

A new regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicates that Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are planning to have their Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust exchange traded fund (ETF) listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange. If the SEC gives its final approval, investors will be able to....

Winklevoss Index Becomes Available For iPhone & iPod Touch

Chart gazers that work on an iPhone, this one is for you. Today, the Winklevoss twins - Cameron and Tyler - announced on Reddit that the mobile version of their popular bitcoin price tracker, the WinkDex (also known as the Winklevoss Index) is now available. Specifically, users on iPhone and....

The Winklevoss Twins Paying in Bitcoin To Take A Virgin Galactic Flight

The Winklevoss twins - or the Winklevii, as some would say - are apparently taking a trip to the upper atmosphere (what some would call outer space, but it's really not, but I digress) on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic venture. The news was announced by Tyler Winklevoss on Twitter, who said....

Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF to Trade on NASDAQ Under 'COIN' Symbol

The Winklevoss twins have filed an amended Form S-1 with the SEC. The minor update reveals a few new facts about the Winklevoss exchange traded fund (ETF). So far Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have updated their ETF filing four times. The process of registering an ETF is painstakingly slow: the....

WinkDex Bitcoin Price Index Launches Developer API

The article has been updated with comment from Cameron Winklevoss. WinkDex, the bitcoin price index created by bitcoin investors and entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has launched a new API for developers. As first reported by Fortune, the WinkDex API was made available today. The API....

Winklevoss Twins Talk about Bitcoin with Live Audience in New York

Digital Gold author Nathaniel Popper, who wrote his first Bitcoin article about the Winklevoss Twins' involvement in it, interviewed the twins earlier tonight in New York at an event hosted by GeneralAssemb.ly. Gemini Weeks Away. The burning question among the Bitcoin community was on the....

Optimism Grows as Mt. Gox Chapter Ends and Bitcoin Turns the Page

The death bells tolled loudly for Mt. Gox this week as the threads of its elaborate cloak of cover-ups, lies and poor business practices came undone, first with the release of documents the revealed a struggling company desperately seeking new capital, then ultimately with its formal bankruptcy....

Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust Looks to Raise $65 Million for ETF

According to an SEC document filed yesterday, the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust has filed to switch the listing from Nasdaq to BATS Global Markets and has filed for a maximum offer of $65 million. Having listed their first application to list on Nasdaq, with the Securities and Exchange Commission....

Winklevoss Twins' Slideshow on Bitcoin Made Available

Here's a little something you may be interested in checking out. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss (also known as the Winklevoss twins/brothers) have released their slideshow called Bitcoin: The Internet of Money that was presented at the Value Investor's Congress (VIC) just over one year ago on....

Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust Seeks To Raise $65m

Injecting an additional US$65m into the ecosystem would push the market cap up a bit. That said, it is possible the Winklevoss twins will use a part of their own Bitcoin stash for this project. The SEC has published a document on the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, which is set to issue its own....

Winklevoss Bitcoin Index, The WinkDex, Opens up API to Developers

The Winklevoss Twins, Cameron and Tyler, are hoping to make a splash with their newly-launched Bitcoin Price Index, aptly named the WinkDex. According to a Fortune exclusive, the twins - beginning today - will be opening up their Index's API (application programming interface) to developers,....

Cash Will Be Obsolete by 2025 - Winklevoss Twins

Ever since bitcoin entered the limelight, it has been receiving mixed responses. Opinions are divided about it. Some are confident about bitcoin growing big to replace conventional fiat currency, while others believe that it will gradually fade into oblivion. Amongst all these opinions and....


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The Bitcoin protocol has immense intrinsic value as a self-regulating frictionless payment network affordable to almost anyone. Here is a technology that allows anyone to send any amount of money to anyone else in the world at virtually no cost with nothing more than an Internet connection or smart phone. Bitcoin, like the Internet, is one of those innovations that can break down barriers; information barriers in the case of the Internet, and financial barriers with Bitcoin.

Dan Roseman, Financial Professional