Who to Follow
Twitter has become the fastest medium for keeping up with the latest news and insights from key people of influence across the startup landscape.
Here I’ve listed out some of my favourite organisations and personalities to follow:
Jamie Dunn @JDEntrepreneur
(Blurb): Internationally recognised Entrepreneur. Director of Spark Global Education, start-up investor, international speaker, author, charity trustee & proud brummie.
Onyi Anyado @Onyianyado777
Mat Dusting @matdusting
Jacob Hill @TheLazyJacob
(Blurb): Over 8030 days old. I sell tents. In my spare time I go to uni, fly planes, wear suits, work at a charity shop, advise start ups and share my story.
Kyla McCallum @Foldability
(Blurb): A design studio inspired by geometry and folding. Creating lighting, products, installations, set design, fashion and packaging. New website coming…
Rajeeb Dey @rajdey
Oli Barrett @OliBarrett
Shaa Wasmund @shaawasmund
(Blurb): Founder of Smarta. Mother of Jett. Lover of Whitstable. Boxing Know It All. Digital Everything. Eternal Optimist. Author. www.shaa.com www.smarta.com
James Uffindell @JamesUffindell
(Blurb): CEO @brightnetwork – helping 40,000+ exceptional graduate members connect with 250+ top firms
Sarah Wood @sarahfwood
(Blurb): Sarah Wood is cofounder & COO of marketing technology company @unrulyco. Responsible for delivering the most awesome social video…
Alistair Gosling @ALGosling
(Blurb): Founder, Father and Entrepreneur. Lover of surf, snow, people and start ups.
Not Joe Scarborough @JoeScarboro
Brent Hoberman @brenthoberman
(Blurb): cofounder http://lastminute.com , http://made.com , founders forum, non exec:gmg,talktalk,shazam+ eton
Marina Atarova @atarova
(Blurb): Entrepreneur, Blogger, Co-Founder of http://dreamstake.net . I tweet about Tech, Startups, Investment and Fashion.
Philip Hatzis @Philip_Hatzis
(Blurb): Founder of Tri Training Harder, super keen triathlete, friend, partner to an amazing girl and part of one of the best families. Half Greek/half Scot!
Will Read @WillRead
Corbyn Munnik @corbyn44
(Blurb): CEO @Sliide, South African motocycle and wine enthusiast
David Galbraith @DavidGalbraith5
(Blurb): I make the SWIG Hip Flask range (http://www.swigflasks.com ). Entrepreneur in United Kingdom.
Ry Morgan @rymorgan
Michael Bandar @Mikebandar
Olivia Martyn @Olivia Martyn
VC’s and Investors:
Chris Sacca @sacca
Sequoia Capital @sequoia
(Blurb): Sequoia helps founders turn imaginative ideas into enduring companies.
Simon Menashy @simonmenashy
(Blurb): I tweet about London, venture and random tech / startup culture stuff. VC at @MMC_Ventures (views my own)
Itxaso del Palacio @ItxasoLondon
Marc Andreessen @pmarca
(Blurb): ‘Andreessen is the quintessential guy who is wrong with corporate America…Hard to hear, talks with a squeaky voice that only a dog can…
Index Ventures @IndexVentures
(Blurb): We are a multi-stage international VC firm. Since 1996, we’ve teamed up with exceptional entrepreneurs in 20 countries, who are changing the…
Mercia Fund @Mercia_Fund
(Blurb): Technology investor with £22 million+ under active management, specialises in EIS & SEIS investments, provides investment growth capital and…
Passion Capital @passioncapital
Andreessen Horowitz @a16z
(Blurb): Andreessen Horowitz (‘a16z’) investments: http://a16z.com/portfolio/ General, managing, operating partners: https://twitter.com/a16z/lists/a16z-partners …
Ben Horowitz @bhorowitz
(Blurb): Author of Ben’s Blog (http://www.bhorowitz.com ) and HarperBusiness book, THE HARD THING ABOUT HARD THINGS…
Kleiner Perkins @kpcb
(Blurb): Partnering with entrepreneurs to build companies from success to significance. Dream Bigger.
Greylock Partners @GreylockVC
(Blurb): We are company builders and investors. We partner with consumer and enterprise software entrepreneurs. Follow us here: http://bit.ly/1Dl2i0g
Leaders & Key Influencers:
Neeta Patel @NeetaPatel
Chris Coleridge @chris_coleridge
Richard Branson @richardbranson
(Blurb): Tie-loathing adventurer, philanthropist & troublemaker, who believes in turning ideas into reality. Otherwise known as Dr Yes at @virgin!
Tiffany St James @tiffanystjames
Robyn Scott @RobynScott
Simon Devonshire @simondevonshire
(Blurb): Director Wayra Europe http://wayra.org/en Entrepreneur in Residence @BISgovuk This is my blog:
Veronique Rapetti @Vero_Rapetti
(Blurb): Learning Director @ The New Entrepreneurs Foundation, Business Strategy & L&D Professional, Oxford University,
Reid Hoffman @reidhoffman
(Blurb): Entrepreneur. Investor. Strategist.
Vinod Khosla @vkhosla
(Blurb): entrepreneurship zealot
Eric Ries @ericries
(Blurb): Trying to change how startups are built.
Seth Godin @ThisIsSethsBlog
(Blurb): Author, blogger, a lifetime of projects. This is a retweet of my blog.
Jeff Weiner @jeffweiner
(Blurb): CEO at LinkedIn
Drew Houston @drewhouston
(Blurb): Founder/CEO of Dropbox
Nir Eyal @nireyal
(Blurb): I work on, write, and teach about products that move people. Author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products. Blogging at: http://NirAndFar.com
Steve Blank @sgblank
(Blurb): Customer Development & Secret History, Teaching at Stanford, Berkeley and Columbia
Biz Stone @biz
(Blurb): Co-founder of Twitter, Co-founder and CEO of Jelly Industries.
Evan Williams @ev
Jack Dorsey @jack
Paul Graham @paulg
Dave McClure @davemcclure
(Blurb): Geeks, Entrepreneurs, Startups — The Internet Revolution. Founding Partner & Part-Time Sith Lord, @500Startups.
Evan Spiegel @evanspiegel
(Blurb): CEO @Snapchat
Dick Costolo @dickc
(Blurb): CEO at Twitter
Elon Musk @elonmusk
(Blurb): Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity & PayPal
Tim Cook @tim_cook
(Blurb): CEO Apple, Fan of Auburn football and Duke basketball
Marissa Mayer @marissamayer
(Blurb): @ Yahoo!
Eric Schmidt @ericschmidt
(Blurb): Executive Chairman & former CEO