Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal and Redemption
In 2008, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss settled with Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook for $20 Million and partial ownership of Facebook. However, after the settlement, they quickly realized, due to their history with Zuckerberg and Facebook, no one would take venture capital money from them. The tide turns on a fateful trip to Ibiza, when someone tells them about cryptocurrency. After making a trip down the cryptocurrency rabbit hole, they realize that it was time to make a big bet on its future.
The book walks you alongside the Winklevii from their first research all the way to becoming the world’s first bitcoin billionaires on November 26th, 2017.
About Ben Mezrich
In Ben Mezrich‘s prolific 19 year writing career, he has penned over 20 books covering a myriad of subject, including the one adapted into the hit movie The Social Network. Fun fact: he’s the only non-fiction author who’s had 2 number-one box office adaptations created based on his books.
- Author: Ben Mezrich
- Publisher: Flatiron Books
- Date Published: May 21, 2019
- Pages: 288
- ISBN: 978-1250217745
- Format: Hardcover