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Gemini Buys Omniex in Trading Expansion Push

US-based cryptocurrency custody and exchange Gemini has made its latest acquisition, with the company purchasing the trading technology startup, Omniex. Gemini announced the news of the acquisition in a blog post on Wednesday (January 19, 2022). According to the exchange platform, Omniex will be integrated into Gemini Prime, which was publicly launched following the acquisition. Prior to the latest development, Gemini Prime was only accessible to a select number of customers...

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Gemini Eyes $400 Million Funding Round аt Potential $7 Billion Valuation

The popular New York-based cryptocurrency exchange, Gemini, has recently revealed that it is seeking to raise about $400 million in a new funding round. Thus, its total valuation could rise to $7 billion. A Potential $7B Valuation Citing unnamed sources on Thursday, Bloomberg reported that the fundraising will bring the exchange’s valuation to $7 billion. Gemini, spearheaded by the Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler, is set to join the growing list of top crypto-related...

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The Gemini Exchange Is Rapidly Expanding Its Team

The Gemini Exchange in New York is looking to bring at least 200 new workers onto its team. The company is hiring rapidly after claims of excessive growth have been making headlines over the past few years. The Gemini Exchange Wants to Bring More People Onboard The Gemini Exchange is still a relatively new company, but its history is already rich and well known. The firm was started by the famed Winklevoss Twins, who got into a legal spat with Facebook founder Mark...

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The Fed is Bitcoin’s Biggest Booster, Say The Winklevoss Twins

Speaking to Anthony Pompliano during the 2021 Bitcoin conference, the Gemini founders, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss noted that they are still BTC hodlers and pledged to hold at least until the price reaches $500,000. Additionally, they called the US dollar the “ultimately shitcoin.” The Winklevoss twins are among the most famous early BTC adopters, having purchased sizeable amounts in 2012. During the conference, the brothers said they firstly bought when the asset’s price...

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Gemini Now Allows Users to Earn up to 2.25% Interest on Dogecoin

The US-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini announced it will grant its customers the opportunity to earn interest on Dogecoin. They can realize as much as 2.25% annual percentage yield (APY) on the meme coin. With this innovation, Gemini Earn now accounts for more than $2 billion in loans for its customers. DOGE Coming to Gemini The massive craze around the meme coin keeps its invasion and reached the US trading venue Gemini. The official website of the crypto exchange...

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Gemini Partners With Mastercard to Launch a Crypto Credit Card With Rewards in Bitcoin

Mastercard continues its crypto-related efforts by partnering with the digital asset exchange Gemini to introduce an innovative crypto rewards credit card. Dubbed Gemini Credit Card, it already has over 100,000 people on its waitlist but should see the light of day in the summer. Crypto Rewards Credit Card From Gemini The crypto exchange founded and managed by the Winklevoss twins announced its latest product earlier today. Apart from including Mastercard, the company has...

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Real Estate Giant Teams up with Gemini to Buy Bitcoin and Allow BTC Rent Payments

Caruso, one of the largest estate companies in the US, has entered the BTC space with an undisclosed investment. The organization also revealed it will begin accepting bitcoin as payment for rent following a partnership with Gemini – the cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins. Pay Rent with Bitcoin Without specifying the precise amount, Caruso announced earlier that it had made a “significant initial investment” in the primary cryptocurrency as part of its...

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Canada’s Financial Regulator Greenlights a Bitcoin ETF

While the US still fights the idea of an ETF tracking the performance of BTC, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has approved an application from the financial services company Purpose Investments Inc. to launch such a product in several Canadian territories.The approval document reads that Purpose Investments filed the prospectus under Multilateral Instrument 11-102 Passport System for the following Canadian jurisdictions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, New...

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The GameStop Frenzy Will Turn Into Hollywood Script By MGM and The Winklevoss

The Winklevoss twins will partner with MGM Studios for a movie featuring the latest GameStop craze, where a subreddit group rebelled against Wall Street hedge funds. Best-selling author and Academy-award winner Ben Mezrich will also work on the project. The GameStop Frenzy Turns Into a MovieThe Winklevoss twins are up to a collaboration with Hollywood movie studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). The script will represent the recent story of the subreddit group WallStreetBets (WSB), rebelling...

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Grayscale Donates $1 Million to CoinCenter, Will Match up to $1 Million More in February

The leading cryptocurrency asset manager, Grayscale Investments, has donated $1 million to the non-profit think tank focused on public privacy in the crypto ecosystem – Coin Center. Additionally, Grayscale has vowed to match every other donation up to $1 million through February 2021.Grayscale Donates $1M To Coin CenterBased in Washington, DC, Coin Center is a non-profit research and advocacy center aiming to resolve public issues within the cryptocurrency field and decentralized computing...

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