Tyler Winklevoss is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange. With his twin brother Cameron, he founded the platform with the goal of providing a digital exchange and custodian that allows customers to buy, sell, and maintain digital assets. Their estimated cryptocurrency holdings as of Forbes 2021 are $1.4 billion each. Tyler is an investor and founder of Winklevoss Capital Management, a firm that invests in several asset classes with a spotlight on providing seed funding and infrastructure to early-stage startups.

 

He is an Olympic rower and co-founder of HarvardConnection, which later changed to ConnectU, along with his brother and a classmate, Divya Narendra. Tyler is featured as the main hero in the 2019 book Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption by Ben Mezrich, tracing Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss’ journey into the space of cryptocurrency, encountering early adopters, and investing in bitcoin.