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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 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 shares....

Will the Winklevoss ETF Ever Happen?

It’s been three years since the Winklevoss twins announced their intention to release a bitcoin ETF to investors. Since then, they’ve battled with regulators and watched as others created and released similar products. Now, we’re again hearing that the Winklevoss ETF will “soon” be released. The....

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,....

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....

Investment Analyst Pegs Bitcoin Price to Hit $3,678 If SEC Approves ETF

Emerita Capital, a provider of quantitative analysis for investment assets, believes bitcoin price could hit $3,678 if the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approves the Winklevoss ETF on March 11. The company, writing in Seeking Alpha, recommends portfolios hold between 0.2% and 5.0% 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 Brothers Own 'Material' Amount of Ether

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have revealed that they have personally invested in ether, the digital asset that powers the Ethereum blockchain. The announcement follows on the heels of news the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) said it will allow the brothers to add an....

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....

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 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....

Are Bitcoin Traders Planning for an ETF Approval?

Traders seem to be already pricing in the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) upcoming ruling on the Winklevoss bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), according to most analysts polled by CoinDesk. Should the fund – sought by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss – receive approval, the creation....

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....

SEC Opens Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust Filing for Public Comment

Investors Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are another step closer to offering the first Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulated bitcoin investment product following a request for comment published Friday. Last month, BATS proposed a rule change that would result in the listing and....

Why the Winklevoss Brothers Are Still Waiting for a Bitcoin ETF

The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust may be inching closer to becoming the first bitcoin ETF listed on a major stock exchange, but that potentially historic date could be further off than some might think. Announced three years ago by investors Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust....

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 Twins’ Bitcoin Exchange Gemini Expands to Canada

New York-based bitcoin exchange Gemini, founded by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss will now begin operations in Canada, as a part of an international expansion program. Canadians will now have access to a new digital currency exchange in the Winklevoss twins’-led Gemini, a US-based exchange. In an....

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....

Hedge Fund Observer Skeptical Of SEC Approving A Bitcoin ETF Anytime Soon

The writer and market observer behind Tyler Durden of prominent financial news website Zero Hedge, doesn’t expect the SEC to approve a bitcoin hedge fund anytime soon, in light of how long it has taken the agency to act on the Winklevoss ETF and other factors, including China’s dominance of....

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 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, have changed....

Winklevoss Twins Aren’t Giving Up On Their Bitcoin ETF

Bitcoin didn’t have its best day yesterday when the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its first decision on a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (EFT) by rejecting the Winklevoss ETF. But the Winklevoss twins are hopeful that the commission will come around to working with them on bringing....

Winklevoss Exchange Gemini to Launch Daily Bitcoin Auctions

Gemini Trading, the bitcoin and ethereum exchange founded by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, is set to begin hosting daily bitcoin auctions. While such auctions are commonplace as a way to determine more accurate closing prices for the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq, Gemini is positioning the....