Tyler Winklevoss

Co-Founder & CEO
Gemini

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are Co-founders of Gemini, a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, and store digital assets such as bitcoin and ether. They are also principals of Winklevoss Capital, a private investment firm that focuses on investing in early-stage technology startups. Prior to this, Cameron and Tyler were both members of the US Men's National Rowing Team. In 2004, they both graduated from Harvard University with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics. In 2010, they both received Masters of Business Administration degrees from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford where they were members of Christ Church, Oxford Blues and competed in the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race. Together, they represented the United States at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, placing 6th in the Men’s Pair event. In 2010, Cameron and Tyler were portrayed in The Social Network, a film about the founding of Facebook.

Cameron and Tyler have been angel investors and entrepreneurs in emerging technologies since 2003. They began investing in bitcoin in 2012 and launched Gemini in 2015. Cameron is the left-handed half and Tyler is the right-handed half of the Winklevii.



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