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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....

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....

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: 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....

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....

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 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....

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....

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,....

Gemini's Winklevoss: 'Institutionalization' Of Bitcoin Trading Has Begun

Bitcoin posted its most stable year in 2015. Does the emergence of regulated bitcoin exchanges have something to do with it? Cameron Winklevoss, president and co-founder of Gemini, thinks it does. As an officer for a regulated exchange, Winklevoss is not an unbiased observer. Nonetheless,....

Winklevoss Twins Launch Price Index for Bitcoin Named the 'Winkdex'

The Winklevoss twins really do want to put their name into bitcoin - they have launched a blended bitcoin price index, the 'Winkdex' that they say reflects the true price of the digital currency. The index will be used to price the assets in the brothers' forthcoming bitcoin trust. The Winkdex....

Gemini on Its Way to Become a Trust Company

The exclusive United States specific bitcoin exchange, Gemini is one step closer to beginning its operations from New York. The company founded by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, better known as the Winklevoss Twins has filed the necessary paperwork with the New York State Department of Financial....

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,....

Gemini Exchange Moves Toward Launch With Twin NYDFS Approvals

Gemini, the New York-based bitcoin exchange currently being developed by investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has received two key approvals from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). Gemini Trust Company received approval on 23rd September for its Articles of....

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 Brothers File Trust Application for Gemini Exchange

Entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have filed an application for a limited liability trust company in New York. The filing for Gemini Trust Company, if approved by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), would enable the Winklevoss brothers to launch Gemini, their....


Quotes

Economists and journalists often get caught up in this question: Why does Bitcoin have value? And the answer is very easy. Because it is useful and scarce.

Eric Voorhees, co-founder of the Bitcoin company Coinapult