It’s been three long years since the Winklevoss twins announced their revolutionary plan to make up for having missed out on the Facebook train by launching the first bitcoin ETF. Now, a bitcoin ETF (really, all things bitcoin) sounded much more revolutionary and much more like a good idea three years ago, and there are skeptics. There’s also kind of a bitcoin ETF already. But no matter! The Winklevii didn’t quit when Larry Summers called them assholes and they didn’t quit after that twerp Zuckerberg stole their billion-dollar idea. And they aren’t going to quit now, not when the future world needs this product. And BATS Global Markets believes in them—enough, apparently, to lobby to snake the listing of an ETF that may never see the light from the Nasdaq, which may or may not have noticed.
Initially, the Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler, were planning to launch their bitcoin trust on Nasdaq. But BATS, which is a