Winklevoss Twins Lead Bitcoin Bandwagon, Invest In BitInstant

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the young Harvard students who famously fought over the rights to Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, led BitInstant’s most recent seed funding round of roughly $1.5 million.

“The investment was closed this past fall, but the Winklevosses are just now publicly announcing it in the lead-up to the Bitcoin Foundation’s 2013 Conference being held in Silicon Valley this weekend,” according to TechCrunch.

The New York-based startup is an online platform for buying and selling Bitcoins, a currency that the Winklevoss twins own roughly one percent of, the report says.

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