Crypto players must know the twins who were born on August 21, 1981. Their names initially came out after being known as a pair of American rowers at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
They are also internet entrepreneurs, establishing Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss. In addition, Winklevoss is known as one of the co-founders of HarvardConnection or ConnectU.
ConnectU is a social networking site launched on May 21, 2004 previously named HarvardConnection which was founded in December 2002.
Social Media was founded by Cameron Winklevoss, Tyler Winklevoss, and Divya Narendra. Users can add people as friends, send messages, change profiles, and update their status.
In 2004, Winklevoss sued Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. They claim that Zuckerberg stole the idea of ConnectU to create a social networking site. This claim was won, and finally Winklevoss received 65 million US dollars.
# Internet Entrepreneurs (Winklevoss Twins)
The twins Winklevoss is currently known as a figure who supports the development of cryptocurrency. They fund the BitInstant project, a bitcoin payment application.
Winklevoss claims to have owned almost 1 percent of the total bitcoin in the world in April 2013It is estimated that total bitcoin assets are worth more than US $ 1 billion.
In 2013, Math-Based Asset Services LLC, one of the companies of the Winklevoss twins. They applied for a bitcoin-based Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) fund called Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust.
But finally this application was rejected in March 2017. In 2013 they also funded BitInstant worth 1.5 million dollars as a passive investor.
And the bad news, Charlie Shrem (CEO of BitInstant) was arrested, then indicted on charges of laundering money on the Silk Road online black market in January 2014.
They also launched Winkdex in 2014, a financial index program that tracks the price of bitcoin. This index is based on data from seven exchanges, weighed based on the daily trading volume of each exchange.
Later that year the Winklevoss twins bought seats in Richard Branson’s space shuttle Virgin Galactic. Reportedly, buying tickets into space uses the benefits of bitcoin.
Until finally they founded the Gemini exchange in October 2015. Gemini was officially approved by the New York State Department of Financial Services and targeted at professional traders.
Then in May 2018, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss won the patent on exchange-traded products (ETPs) with digital currencies.
These patents include Bitcoin, Ripple, Dogecoin and Ether. And that's how the story of Winklevoss Out of Space From Bitcoin Results, hopefully someday we will also get into space buying tickets from the sale of bitcoin / following in their footsteps ..