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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Winklevoss Twins’

Winklevoss Twins Use Bitcoins To Go To Space

While others are busily speculating as to whether or not recent scandals, including multi-million dollar theft and even murder, will help spell the end for Bitcoins….these guys just used theirs to buy tickets to space. Clearly the Winklevoss Twins aren’t bothered about the fluctuating value of Bitcoins. The money spent is thought to be a mere drop in the bucket, …

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Winklevoss Twins Are Going to Space Thanks to Bitcoin and Richard Branson

Following in the footsteps of notable names like Lance Bass, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are pursuing a trip into space–and they are paying their way with bitcoin. “Cameron and I have decided to use our bitcoin to take the plunge, or rather propulsion, into space. Why? Because Bitcoin and Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic are two technologies that meaningfully represent …

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Winklevoss Twins Deemed ‘Bitcoin Moguls’

Silicon’s favorite (or least favorite, depending on what side of the coin you prefer) twins, the Winklevoss twins, have been deemed “Bitcoin moguls” in a new report from the New York Times. The publication reports that the twins have “amassed since last summer what appears to be one of the largest portfolios of the digital money.” A couple choice quotes …

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“Fortunately,” Nobody Confuses Armie Hammer with a Real Winklevoss

Armie Hammer, aka the guy who played (both) Winklevoss twins in 2010’s The Social Network, stopped by Conan to talk about his upcoming role as The Lone Ranger, being tall, and more. Eventually, the conversation shifted to his role in the great movie about Facebook’s creation. Hammer talks about not having a twin despite Hollywood’s insistance, the Winklevii, and being …

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Facebook Stock Jumps As New Shares Become Available, Winklevoss Twins Hold On To Millions Of Shares

Facebook shares jumped on Wednesday as 800 million new shares became eligible for sale as the latest in a series of lockups expired. Shares closed at $22.36. The New York Times reports that Andreesen Horowitz, one of the company’s biggest investors, sold over 4.6 million shares within an hour of close. Most of these shares were reportedly the firm’s shares …

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Winklevoss Twins Hukk $750,000 at Online Shopping Startup Hukkster

Earlier this year, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss started Winklevoss Capital, their own private venture capital firm. Shortly after that, the two purchased an $18 million, 8,000 sq ft mansion in Los Angeles, reportedly signifying an expansion of the firm to the west coast (they already have offices in NYC). In September, Winklevoss Capital made its first major investment. They put …

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Here’s A 13-Year-Old Video Of The Winklevoss Twins Discussing Rowing While Wearing Matching Shirts

The Winklevoss Twins have sealed their place in Internet history for better or for worse thanks in large part to Armie Hammer’s portrayal in the film The Social Network, and certainly to some extent, those Wonderful Pistachio ads. With this status comes the surfacing of old YouTube videos. Granted, the video does already have thousands of views, but I can’t …

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Winklevoss Twins Pump $1 Million into Divya Narendra’s SumZero

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have put their hands into another social network, but this one doesn’t involve likes, pokes, or any photos of obscure friends’ babies. The Winklevii, best known for the part they played in the creation of Facebook and the years-long lawsuit that followed, have just invested $1 million into a four-year-old startup, SumZero. SumZero bills itself as …

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Winklevii Purchase $18 Million, 8,000 Sq Ft L.A. Mansion, Will be Roomies

If you’re a former Olympian who may or may not have had the original idea for Facebook and you want to expand your startup company to the west coast, not to mention there’s two of you – what do you do? Apparently, if you’re the Winklevoss Twins, the answer to that is “Buy a huge freaking mansion.” According to TMZ, …

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Facebook IPO Leaves Winklevoss Twins Speechless (On Twitter)

There’s been a whole lot of chatter about the Facebook IPO today. However, there’s not been much from the Winklevoss Twins, the Harvard duo that founded ConnectU, and made cinematic history in The Social Network with Armie Hammer’s portrayal of them. The twins are regularly engaged on Twitter, giving the world a glimpse into their TV viewing habits and animal …

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Someone Is Screwing With The Winklevii At JFK Airport

Maybe it’s just me (and Chris Crum, as well), but the Winklevii are endlessly entertaining on Twitter. Both Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss continue to factor into our daily scannings of Twitter. Although they have faded out of the spotlight a little bit since stopping their pursuit of a bigger chunk of Facebook, the twins still played a huge role in …

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Tyler Winklevoss Is A Ninja Turtles Fan

It’s always fun to learn more about the personalities of the Silicon Valley celebrities that we read about day to day. The Winklevoss twins may not be day-to-day news these days (though they certainly were at the peak of The Social Network’s buzz), but they do tweet a lot, and give spectators of the Twitterverse little tidbits about themselves that …

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