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  1. In 2004, the Winklevoss brothers sued Mark Zuckerberg, claiming he stole their ConnectU idea to create the much more popular social networking service site Facebook. As a rower, Winklevoss competed in the men's pair rowing event at the 2008 Summer Olympics with his identical twin brother and rowing partner, Cameron.

  2. Apr 30, 2019 · The Winklevoss twins believed Zuckerberg had wronged them in 2004 by stealing their idea for what became Facebook, had wronged them a second time by deep-sixing the damaging I.M.s during ...

  3. Winklevoss and his brother are known for co-founding HarvardConnection (later renamed ConnectU) along with Harvard classmate Divya Narendra. In 2004, the Winklevoss brothers sued Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, claiming he stole their ConnectU idea to create the popular social networking site Facebook.

  4. Feb 06, 2018 · Twin brothers Cameron, left, and Tyler Winklevoss, talk with reporters following a news conference in Boston in 2007. A federal judge gave the brothers time to flesh out their allegations against Mark Zuckerberg, which included fraud, copyright infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets over the Facebook web site.

  5. May 29, 2019 · All Saverin needed to do was put up some money, and Zuckerberg would do the rest. A few weeks later, behind the Winklevoss twins’ backs, Zuckerberg launched, and the rest was ...

  6. Jan 07, 2020 · In 2008, the Winklevoss brothers settled for $65 million in a case where they sued Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for stealing their ConnectU idea to create Facebook back in 2004. The Winklevoss twins are venture capitalists and led a seed-funding round for Bitcoin payment processor BitInstant.

  7. Oct 24, 2019 · Mark Zuckerberg is co-founder and CEO of the social-networking website Facebook, as well as one of the world's youngest billionaires. ... and twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss—sought him out to ...

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