The so-called Winklevoss twins (born August 21, 1981) are the U.S. Internet & crypto entrepreneurs Cameron Winklevoss, and Tyler Winklevoss. They have been crypto pioneers and pushed the development of regulated crypto assets. They
In 2013, the twins led a $1.5 million in seed funding of BitInstant. In October 2014, their Gemini crypto exchange went live. In October 2015, Gemini, the twins’ Bitcoin exchange, received approval to launch from the New York State Department of Financial Services. Also in 2014, the twins launched Winkdex, a financial index that tracks the price of bitcoin. The index uses data from seven exchanges, weighed based on the daily trading volume of each exchange. In March 2014, it was announced that the twins had purchased seats on Richard Branson‘s Virgin Galactic shuttle using the profits they had made from bitcoin.