Cameron Winklevoss at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The Winklevoss twins were born in Southampton, New York, and raised in Greenwich, Mashable bitcoin. Their father is Howard Edward Winklevoss, Jr. The twins went to the Greenwich Country Day School before attending the Brunswick School for high school.
In 2009, they began graduate business study at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and completed MBA degrees in 2010. The twins’ company, Math-Based Asset Services LLC, filed to register a bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund called Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust in 2013. 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. In October 2015, Gemini, the twins’ Bitcoin exchange, received approval to launch from the New York State Department of Financial Services. The exchange is targeted at both first-time users and professional traders.