Reporting on blockchain from China is difficult; there’s a lot of noise and little substance. But the Chinese press sometimes offers some of the best leads on crypto stories. There’s one crypto blogger who’s my all time favorite—let me give you an introduction.

Beijing-based Colin Wu, who writes at Wechat public account Wu Blockchain, has the nose to sniff out exclusive stories and the knuckles to investigate them. More importantly, in my opinion, he is able to see through a lot of the smoke screens that plague China’s crypto world. 

I respect—well, sometimes I envy—his work, and I often refer to it in my reporting. On Sept. 6, he was the first to report that Chinese investors were staging a protest against centralized crypto exchanges. I reported on his work and took it a little further. 

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Eliza Gkritsi

Eliza is TechNode's blockchain and fintech reporter. When she isn't obsessing over the rise of distributed ledger technology in China, she helps with editing.