About Us

The Daily Hodl is an independent news organization covering the digital economy. Our team of journalists is dedicated to reporting original and insightful breaking news stories on the future of finance including macro, bitcoin, ethereum, crypto and web 3.
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Our Team

Blake Buford

Blake is a veteran journalist who produced, wrote and edited live television newscasts at NBC News in the San Francisco Bay Area. He earned an Emmy Award nomination for breaking news coverage and received his B.A. in English from UC Santa Barbara.


Julian Aichholz

Julian is a software developer with a background in sound engineering. He earned his Diplom at the Filmakademie of Baden-Württemberg after a brief time studying computer science at the University of Stuttgart. He is an avid Rustacean.


Kai Aichholz

Kai is a software developer and coder. He earned his B.S. in computer science and electrical engineering from MIT. He has worked as a developer at Applied Minds, Ford, Zipwire, Goldman Sachs and Amazon.

Writers & Editors

Henry Kanapi

Henry is a writer and editor with articles featured on Barron’s and Entrepreneur. He received his B.S. in psychology from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila. He has seven years of technical analysis experience after receiving tutelage from equities traders who worked for Macquarie Group and other financial institutions.

Conor Devitt

Conor Devitt is a freelance journalist and television writer’s assistant based in Southern California. Previously, he spent three years reporting on offshore finance, politics, and natural disasters for the BVI Beacon, a weekly newspaper in the British Virgin Islands. Devitt graduated with his Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting from UC Riverside in 2021.


Alex Richardson

Alex has worked in multiple financial services industries in Central Europe. When he’s not writing or chasing the next best crypto projects, he’s visiting castles in the Czech Republic.

Rhodilee Jean Dolor 

Rhodilee Jean Dolor is a freelance writer covering stories about blockchain and crypto. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and is currently working on her thesis on central bank digital currencies (CBDC) and human rights for her Juris Doctor studies.


Mark Emem

Mark is a writer who has previously written satire for The Standard (Kenya) and covered stocks and cryptocurrencies for CCN Markets. He received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Nairobi.

Daniell Marlow

Daniell is a journalist, blogger and screenwriter based out of Los Angeles. In addition to writing and editing for The Daily Hodl, he’s contributed to BuzzFeed and ScreenRant. He received a B.S. in Biology with a minor in creative writing from the University of Georgia.


Admin & Operations

Victoria Sacino

Victoria Joy Sacino graduated from Full Sail University in 2014, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing for Entertainment. She edits screenplays, teleplays, online content, and blogs. In addition to her role at The Daily Hodl, she produces celebrity cover shoots for the digital publication Hey Beauti Magazine and edits various copy for The Knockturnal.


In Loving Memory

Laurene Williams

This company is forever dedicated to its late founder, Laurene Williams. Laurene built The Daily Hodl from the ground up, acting as chief executive, editorial manager and every other role imaginable. In addition to her entrepreneurial endeavors, Laurene wrote and edited prose and poetry in countless forms as a musician, a filmmaker and a published author at Yahoo!, The Wrap and Reuters. She worked in communications at Showtime, as a researcher at investment banks in New York and San Francisco, and earned her B.A. in History from Yale. Laurene’s legacy is passed on to her three amazing children and to all of us who are privileged to have known her.