Cameron Winklevoss
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Cameron Winklevoss

Co-Founder and President at Gemini

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Introducing Daily Ether Auctions

We launched our first daily bitcoin auction on September 21, 2016. Encouraged by its success and ability to match buyers and sellers at a single moment of the day, we [...] We launched our first daily bitcoin auction on September 21, 2016. Encouraged by its success and ability to match buyers and sellers at a single moment of the day, we launched an East Asian Timezone daily auction on March 21, 2017. We would now like to offer the same kind of price discovery we have facilitated for bitcoin traders over [...] Read More

Gemini Expands into the Great State of Washington

(UPDATE 6/14/17 11:30 AM EDT: We have clarified that Washington’s higher standards are met by the whole Gemini platform and therefore benefit all our customers.) We’re [...] (UPDATE 6/14/17 11:30 AM EDT: We have clarified that Washington’s higher standards are met by the whole Gemini platform and therefore benefit all our customers.) We’re excited to announce that Gemini is now licensed to provide our services to customers in the Evergreen State. Washington has some of the highest standards of oversight for [...] Read More

Information related to Gemini’s policy on an upcoming Chain Split

UPDATED 7/26/17 3:30 PM EDT. A number of customers have asked how Gemini will respond if the Bitcoin network splits into two separate Blockchains (often called a “fork”) [...] UPDATED 7/26/17 3:30 PM EDT. A number of customers have asked how Gemini will respond if the Bitcoin network splits into two separate Blockchains (often called a “fork”) sometime soon. Our highest priority at Gemini — more important even than keeping our exchange open — is ensuring that all of our customers’ asset balances are held [...] Read More

Introducing Our East Asia Timezone Auction

UPDATE 4/7/17 5:00 PD EDT: We have changed the time of the East Asian timezone auction from 18:00 JST (17:00 HKT/SGT) to 19:00 HKT/SGT (20:00 JST). Ever since Gemini [...] UPDATE 4/7/17 5:00 PD EDT: We have changed the time of the East Asian timezone auction from 18:00 JST (17:00 HKT/SGT) to 19:00 HKT/SGT (20:00 JST). Ever since Gemini launched our first daily bitcoin auction on September 21, 2016, we’ve been excited by its success and its ability to match buyers and sellers at a single moment of the day. [...] Read More

New WebSockets API

Gemini now offers three different protocols to connect to our trading system: REST API, WebSockets API, and FIX. The REST and WebSockets APIs are available over the [...] Gemini now offers three different protocols to connect to our trading system: REST API, WebSockets API, and FIX. The REST and WebSockets APIs are available over the public Internet whereas FIX connections require a cross-connect in our data center. Our public market data API, which includes trades and order book information, has been [...] Read More

Gemini Has Modified Its Email Policies

Beginning Friday, November 11, 2016, Gemini will make some small adjustments to its email policy. These changes are designed to keep our customers safe. Over the last [...] Beginning Friday, November 11, 2016, Gemini will make some small adjustments to its email policy. These changes are designed to keep our customers safe. Over the last several months we’ve instituted policies for the gemini.com domain (and its subdomains) which signal to the largest email providers to reject email messages that do not [...] Read More

Gemini is expanding to Japan and South Korea!

(UPDATE 3/31/17 11:00 AM EDT: We have temporarily suspended the acceptance of Japanese retail customers while we evaluate the implications of the new virtual currency [...] (UPDATE 3/31/17 11:00 AM EDT: We have temporarily suspended the acceptance of Japanese retail customers while we evaluate the implications of the new virtual currency exchange operator regulations.) We are delighted to announce the expansion of Gemini services to Japan and the Republic of Korea! These dynamic East Asian economies have [...] Read More

Gemini Licensed Custodial Services

It is with great enthusiasm that we present Gemini’s newest offering—Segregated Accounts under the oversight of the New York State Department of Financial Services [...] It is with great enthusiasm that we present Gemini’s newest offering—Segregated Accounts under the oversight of the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS). Many customers such as hedge funds, mutual funds, or exchange-traded funds may be required by law to store their digital assets with a regulated custodian like [...] Read More

Gemini is expanding to Hong Kong and Singapore!

We are delighted to announce the expansion of Gemini services to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Republic of Singapore! These dynamic East Asian [...] We are delighted to announce the expansion of Gemini services to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Republic of Singapore! These dynamic East Asian tiger markets have long embraced the growth of bitcoin and other digital assets, and our expansion to Hong Kong and Singapore represents a critical milestone in Gemini’s [...] Read More

Introducing the First-Ever Daily Bitcoin Auction

While bitcoin is a tremendous digital asset that promises reduced friction in the financial world, an irony is that bitcoin trading is still incredibly inefficient [...] While bitcoin is a tremendous digital asset that promises reduced friction in the financial world, an irony is that bitcoin trading is still incredibly inefficient because bitcoin exchanges are missing certain mechanisms that are commonplace in traditional financial marketplaces. So how do we fix this? By building the first-ever daily [...] Read More