Winklevoss Brothers Convince Miami's Mayor on Crypto

Winklevoss Brothers Convince Miami's Mayor on Crypto

By Abhimanyu Krishnan | News | 13 Jan 2021

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been pitching Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies to Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, according to a tweet posted by the mayor on Jan. 12.

  • Miami Mayor Francis Suarez posted a video on Twitter that showed him talking to the Winklevoss twins about cryptocurrencies
  • After being told that crypto was a very democratic asset class, the mayor asked the twins about their regulatory approach and how it could see Gemini come to Miami
  • Suarez was also supportive of thoughtful regulation, saying that it would encourage innovation and not turn potential businesses away
  • The conversation, which covered Gemini’s focus on compliance, hinted that Gemini could have a new headquarters in Miami;
  • The exchange was approved to operate in the UK in Sep. 2020
  • The Winklevoss twins have been powerful crypto advocates, having convinced many to at least consider entering the market, including Dave Portnoy

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Abhimanyu Krishnan
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