- Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler winklevoss are likely to get on screen. Sources tell that they are co-producing, ‘Bitcoin Billionaires’.
- The winklevoss twins said that they had immediately understood the need for cryptocurrency. They became instantly eager to share their story with the world.
- In 2014, Gemini, the brothers launched a new cryptocurrency digital exchange.
winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler winklevoss rose to fame after suing Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook for copying their code. They are likely to get on screen as the sources tell that they are co-producing, ‘Bitcoin Billionaires’. Reportedly, they will work with Stampede Ventures. Greg Silverman is the founder of Stamped, who was formerly the president of production of Warner Bros.
The Movie Adaptation of the Famous Book ‘Bitcoin Billionaires’
The movie will be an adaptation of the non-fiction bestseller book, ‘Bitcoin
Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal and Redemption’ written by Ben
Mezrich. Mezrich is famous for writing such nonfiction best-sellers. One of them is ‘The Accidental Billionaires’ which was later adapted into the Oscar and the Academy Award winner movie: ‘The Social Network’. Praising Ben, the winklevoss twins said that they had immediately understood the need for cryptocurrency and became instantly eager to share their stories with the world.
Facts About the Winklevoss Brothers
The book is about the twins how they coped up with their battle with the Facebook issues and bounced back soon after to establish themselves as successful entrepreneurs in the Bitcoin market. Let’s glance over a few facts about the winklevoss Brothers.
winklevoss twins were national level rowers who actively took part in the Olympics and are now successful entrepreneurs. In their college days in Harvard University, they together established Harvard Connection which was later eventually renamed to ConnectU, along with their classmate Divya Narendra. Furthermore, they sued Facebook, accusing them of stealing their codes and settled with 65 million USD.
The Launch of Gemini in 2014
Later, winklevoss twins stepped into the cryptocurrency market when they registered winklevoss Bitcoin Trust in 2013. However, it was later denied. In 2014, Gemini, the brothers launched a new cryptocurrency digital exchange. Just like any other exchange, it allows investors to buy, sell, and store crypto assets.
In 2016, Gemini enabled its users to use and withdraw Ethereum Classic from the exchange, which was a result of hard fork of Ethereum’s code. Later in 2016, Gemini achieved a feat. As an Ethereum exchange based in the US, it became the first to get a license.
Soon, Winklevoss founded Gemini began block trading. Basically, what block trading does is that it allows the buying and selling of huge quantities of digital assets by the investors. This transaction takes place, outside Gemini’s order book. Eventually, in 2018 Gemini’s new product, the Gemini Dollar (GUSD) got approval. It is mainly a stablecoin and maintained 1:1 relation with the USD.