Gemini crypto exchange launched down under

New York-based crypto exchange, Gemini announced via a blog post on August 22 regarding their launch in Australia. The blog stated that customers in Australia can now download the Gemini Mobile App, to engage in trading of crypto assets available on the platform. 

The blog post authored by Tyler Winklevoss, CEO and CO-Founder at Gemini, commenced by expressing that customers in Australia can now buy and sell crypto assets such as bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, zcash, and litecoin. The exchange operates via a mobile application available for Android and iOS devices. 

Tyler highlighted that the firm was working towards its mission to “build the future of money.” Claiming that their platform is secure, Tyler expressed that by expanding their reach to many countries, they intend to provide a trusted system where individuals around the world could buy and sell crypto assets.  

The blog further stated – 

“We have built an institutional-grade exchange and custody solution that operates on the principles of security, transparency, and compliance; trust is our product.”

Added to that Tyler stressed on the security aspects of the platform. Gemini currently operates in a vast majority of regions, as a result of the security and clarity that the exchange offers to its customers.


Gemini currently operates in 49 U.S states, Washington D.C, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, UK, Puerto Rico, South Korea, and now Australia. This recent launch makes Australia the 8th country that the exchange platform is available in, the blog post said. 

Tyler concluded the blog post by stating that Gemini is optimistic about the move down under with Australia currently ranked 12th globally for bitcoin trading volume. The exchange platform wished to strengthen the adoption of crypto assets in the country. 

Gemini announced on August 19 about the appointment of the new CSO, David Damato. David was previously holding the same position in Tanium, a cybersecurity firm. Gemini hopes to benefit from David’s insights in the cybersecurity space, which will strengthen their mission to provide a secure platform to trade crypto assets. David’s accomplishments make him worthy for this position, and Gemini are eager to benefit from his expertise.