Willy Woo, New Zealand native living in Hong Kong, has built a 21st century media empire. It runs primarily on Twitter, Telegram and Substack, a newsletter platform, where he helps readers divine bitcoin’s price fluctuations using on-chain data. His newsletter, “The Bitcoin Forecast,” routinely tops Substack’s leaderboard and his tweets sometimes break news from China’s crypto industry. But like all news on social media, it’s worth taking his predictions with a grain of salt.
The Complete List: CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2021
Read more about
The leader in news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets and the future of money, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which invests in cryptocurrencies and blockchain startups. As part of their compensation, certain CoinDesk employees, including editorial employees, may receive exposure to DCG equity in the form of stock appreciation rights, which vest over a multi-year period. CoinDesk journalists are not allowed to purchase stock outright in DCG.