Winklevoss brothers' Gemini crypto exchange opens new Chicago engineering hub
Gemini Trust Co., a New York-based cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss brothers, said it would continue its expansion by opening up an engineering hub in Chicago.
The Chicago hub location will support the company's core business, including professional trading and custody, as well as support new product offerings. The Gemini Trust exchange enables customers to buy, sell and store a range of digital assets, including Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, litecoin, zcash and other currencies.
"Cryptocurrency is the future of money and we're committed to building a bridge to that future," Tyler Winklevoss, co-founder and CEO at Gemini said in a company release. "From day one we have focused on building an institutional grade platform and we are continually investing in talent that will help us realize this."
The company has about 200 current employees at is offices, which include Chicago, New York and Portland, Oregon.