The Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler, are Internet entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. They have been heavily involved in the most prominent Internet ventures of the past 10 years, having won a lawsuit against Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg and made early investments in the Bitcoin ecosystem.
Their legal battle became the subject of the Oscar-winning movie “Social Network” directed by David Fincher.
Zuckerberg settled with the Winklevii for $65 mln in 2008. Since the twins took this money in a mixture of cash and stock, they were able to turn it into nearly $500 mln dollars.
After unsuccessfully trying to invest in Silicon Valley, they decided to put their money into Bitcoin after a trip to Ibiza. This bet turned them into billionaires.