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Cameron winklevoss bitcoin fortune Tyler Winklevoss are hoping to make bitcoin mainstream by creating the first regulated Bitcoin exchange in the United States. The Winklevoss twins, who famously accused Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea, have been seeking regulatory approval for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund. The call their project the ‘Nasdaq of Bitcoin’. Twins Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, who famously accused Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea, have been seeking regulatory approval for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund.

Bitcoin is a digital currency that, unlike conventional money, is bought and sold on a peer-to-peer network independent of central control. Bitcoin is not backed by a government or central bank and its value fluctuates according to demand by users. Users can transfer bitcoins to each other over the Internet and store the currency in digital ‘wallets. The investor twins have hired engineers from top hedge funds, enlisted a bank and engaged regulators with the aim of opening their exchange in the coming months.

Today, my brother Tyler and I are proud to announce Gemini: a next generation bitcoin exchange,’ Cameron Winkevoss wrote on their site. What exactly do we mean by ‘next generation’? We mean a fully regulated, fully compliant, New York-based bitcoin exchange for both individuals and institutions alike. 65 million in Facebook shares and cash in 2008 after a battle with with its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, will finance the exchange themselves.

Since last February, Tyler and I have been assembling the Gemini team. Our goal was simple: bring together the nation’s top security experts, technologists, and financial engineers to build a world-class exchange from the ground up with a security-first mentality. It’s true that Bitcoin’s promise is a new, frictionless money, but that all becomes academic if we don’t build towards an ecosystem that is free of hacking, fraud and security breaches. Did ancient warriors suffer PTSD too?

Last March, New York’s financial services regulator Benjamin Lawsky said he wanted companies that want to operate virtual currency exchanges in the state to submit formal applications, in a step toward eventual state regulation of bitcoin exchanges. Tyler Winklevoss and Cameron Winklevoss of USA in the Men’s Pair during Day 1 of the 2011 Samsung World Rowing Cup III on Lucerne Rotsee in Lucerne, Switzerland. True to their convictions, the twins have paid the fare in bitcoins. Cameron and I contemplate our tickets into space — as seed capital supporting a new technology that may forever change the way we travel,’ Tyler wrote in a blog. Purchased with a new technology that may forever change the way we transact. Ashton Kutcher, Brad Pitt, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, and Stephen Hawking have all booked passage on the rocket.

Though the twins would be the first twins in space together at the same time they would not be the first twins to escape Earth. The 24-year-old appeared in Los Angeles County Court on Wednesday for one count of grand theft auto and one count of misdemeanor contempt of court. The comments below have not been moderated. We are no longer accepting comments on this article.

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