Others joining the incubator for Metaverse-related projects include consumer brand guru Shaun Neff, as well as the founders of Sandbox and Polygon.
The potential deal would value the combined entity at about $1.5 billion, Bloomberg reported.
The protocol wants to become an influential outpost for pre-launch price discovery.
The combined company will be renamed to Bitdeer Technologies Group and remain listed on Nasdaq.
The Winklevoss exchange is the latest crypto firm to look for funding amid a booming market.
Investors are coveting a piece of the NFT marketplace after it hit record trading volumes in the summer.
Legacy payment networks still win for mainstream payment uses, the investment bank wrote this week.
The Ethereum builder, now valued at $3.2 billion, is planning to hire 400 staffers.
The crypto lender was already in hot water with a number of state securities regulators earlier this year.
The New York based miner expects to increase its mining power to 2.6 EH/s by mid-next year.
The Australian bitcoin miner expects to start trading on the Nasdaq Nov. 19 under the ticker symbol IREN.
KuCoin Labs, the investment and research firm spun out of the crypto exchange KuCoin has launched a $100 million fund to invest in Metaverse start-up projects.