The Winklevii just hired a co-founder of Starling Bank to run Gemini’s European business. Here’s why the neobank exec made a jump to crypto.
|12/04/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Gemini Trust, the cryptocurrency exchange founded by the Winklevoss twins, just hired Julian Sawyer, co-founder and COO of UK neobank Starling Bank. Sawyer will run Gemini’s European operations.
- Gemini was founded in 2014. Similar to Coinbase, it offers users a platform to buy and sell cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
- Starling was also founded in 2014, but its younger competitors have outpaced it in customer acquisition.
- Gemini’s goal is to build the future of money. Leaning on space travel imagery, they call themselves a “galaxy-changing team“, and employees the “astronauts.”
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