26 Sep '13, 12am

Winklevoss Twins Face Competition From SecondMarket's New Bitcoin Trust via @ychernova @WSJ

Winklevoss Twins Face Competition From SecondMarket's New Bitcoin Trust via @ychernova @WSJ

By Yuliya Chernova Biography CONNECT Biography Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg News Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are in for some competition again. The twins registered their fund focused on the virtual currency bitcoin for an IPO. Now, SecondMarket Holdings Inc. , a company known for facilitating secondary sales of startup stock, has launched its own bitcoin trust . The two efforts are different in several respects, but both are designed to enable investors to track the performance of the virtual currency bitcoin, but not trade it directly. “It’s a pain to buy bitcoin today. It takes you several weeks to get verified,” said Jeremy Liew, managing director at Lightspeed Venture Partners , who has backed several bitcoin startups and is knowledgeable about the market. He was speaking about the bitcoin market in general, not the SecondMarket effort. Mr. Liew said that an exchange-tr...

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