Born in The Hamptons, the 6’5” tall Winklevoss twins have achieved success in both rowing and online ventures. Their long-running legal wranglings with Mark Zuckerberg over who founded Facebook scored them a settlement of at least $65 million and they used this to In 2012, they established Winklevoss Capital and after discovering bitcoin whilst partying in Ibiza the very same year, they bought up around 1% of the currency before launching Winkdex, a financial index that tracks the price of bitcoin, in 2014. Aside from their entrepreneurial activities the brothers have rowed at both the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2010 Boat Race in London and used bitcoins to purchase flights on one of Virgin Galactic’s space flights.
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