Winklevoss Twins' Fortune to Doubled, - Bloomberg

Bloomberg experts estimate the fortune of twins as high as $1.45B; it increased due to Bitcoin rally
28 June 2019   559

According to Bloomberg, the assets of the founders of the Gemini exchange Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss doubled this January due to the rapid growth of digital gold.

According to the index of billionaires by Bloomberg, consisting mainly of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency assets of twin brothers reached $ 1.45 billion - the highest value since March 2018. It is noteworthy that at the beginning of the year this figure was $ 654 million.

Meanwhile, according to the latest figures, Grayscale’s total assets under management reached $ 3 billion:

At the same time, the overwhelming majority of large investors prefer to invest in assets based on the first cryptocurrency. So, AUM of Graco's Bitcoin-based trust currently stands at $ 2.84 billion.

Recall that about a week ago Grayscale launched Ethereum Trust. At that moment, the total assets of the fund were $ 2.3 billion.

Casa to Launch Lightning Node Mobile App Called Sats

Casa to Launch Sats App With Lightning Network Support
04 July 2019   932

Casa startup, specializing in the creation of secure storage systems for private keys, introduced a mobile bitcoin application Sats App, which makes it easy to manage Lightning-node.

Sats App is positioned as a non-custodial bitcoin wallet "with unique functions." According to Casa CEO Jeremy Welch, the SatsBack reward program will soon be launched, under which users will receive small amounts in BTC. For example, for connecting an application and a Casa Node device to each other, the user will receive 20,000 Satoshi.

Features are focused on increasing adoption of bitcoin and lightning nodes. You will be able to earn bitcoin if you don’t have a Casa node, but you will be able to earn bitcoin faster if you have a node.

Jeremy Welch 

CEO, Casa

He also added that the application, available for iOS and Android, is “secure, private and connects via Tor”.

According to CoinDesk, the startup earlier raised $ 3.5 million from Castle Island Ventures, Boost VC and Compound, and several other investors. Currently, a startup staff of 25 people serves users from 60 countries.