Marketing is the biggest challenge for startup and often times we all need inspiration. There are so many incredible founders on Twitter that share their learnings directly. This is super helpful as you see the founders grow and scale their companies. You can simply learn a lot by just following their journeys. Some of their tweets are absolutely on fire. Be prepared for some humour, sharing the wins but also those tough days as well. There’s no holding back. Here are the list of top founders to follow:
24. Rand Abou Ras Cofounder at uCast
Cost of customer acquisition is going higher and higher but podcast advertising is like gem fountain for advertisers. Niche podcasts can help you grow your brand at a fraction of a cost. Rand is working on podcasting advertising platform called uCast to connect podcasters with advertisers. She tweets about podcasting (of course!), startups, Crypto, and more.
23. Alexander Morsink Co-founder Equivesto
Alexander the co-founder at Equivesto. This is the platform to help founders raise funds using equity crowdfunding. They recently launched a community component to the site as well. There are lots of great resources to discover.
22. Amanda Davis Founder at Hudson Davis Communications
Amanda runs an impressive marketing firm in B2B space. She tweets about marketing, growth, and whole lot more.
21. Janessa White Co-founder at Simplyeloped
Janessa shares behind the scene, while building a wedding startup called Simplyeloped. She often shares about fundraising and other challenges for founders. Follow her here:
20. Olu Adedeji Founder at Prelo
Olu is the founder of Prelo that regularly shares tips and tactics on growing your startup. He also shares the mistakes and the stuff no one talks about in startups as much. No one wants to talk about what didn’t work but Olu brings all the stories right in your feed.
19. Brianna Blaney Co-founder at Pocketed
Non-dilutive funding is the best sources of funding for your startup. But what’s out there it’s totally messy and chaotic looking for funding. Brianna is on Pocketed which enables users to discover the best funding sources for their startup. Check it out here adventures below.
18. Sven Radavics Founder at Intribe
Partnership marketing is one of the most under-utilized channels especially for startups. When it’s complimentary for both brands, you can grow without spending a single dollar! That’s like magic. That’s the magic Sven is working on. Follow him for tips on partnership marketing as he builds out Intribe and help you to connect with the right brands.
17. Lindy Ledohowski Cofounder at EssayJack
Dr. Lindy Ledohowski is the cofounder of EssayJack, which recently got acquired by a Vancouver edtech company called Wize. I had a great interview with her on this on which you can check out here. She tweets about startups, future of education, and lots of cat videos. Her latest article recently can be found here. She has two cats who became really good friends. Follow her adventures here:
16. Jack Sadler Co-founder at Part3
Jack is working on a construction software called Part3. He tweets about his stories on building Part3, raising funds, and tips on growing a company. His tweets are candid and there’s no sugar coat here. Follow him right here:
15. Armin Faraji Co-founder at Node
Influencer marketing is definitely one the best way to grow a startup. But where you can find those gem niche influencers related to your audience? Look no further. Armin is working on Node and frequently shares tips on influencers marketing strategies and how make it work for both parties. He has few side projects and always looking to help brands tell their stories well. Don’t get stuck with no growth, follow his adventures here:
14. Pavla Bobosikova Co-founder at WFHomie
Remote work is rapidly on the rise and employee engagement is the biggest challenge for companies. Pavla is working on WFHomie to bring engagement and retain your best talent. She tweets about stories around WFHomie, building a startup, and some conference adventures.
13. Jonathan Hillis Founder at Payd
Student debt is big hairy problem that is crippling many economies. This problem is massive in Canada. Jonathan is working on tackling this head on with Payd. Follow him for adventure in venture capital, marketing, and more. His tweets often bring out the most engagement in the community to share those insights!
12. Dan Silivestru Cofounder at ChocolateSoup
Dan is the co-founder of ChocolateSoup. They build a platform to deliver employee gift boxes for recognition, reward, and incentive. Dan shares some of the best stories around keep to team engaged.
11. Amir Feizpour Co-Founder & CEO at Aggregate Intellect
Who is the best personal to follow about AI and machine learning? Look no further! Amir is the Co-founder & CEO at Aggregate Intellect that frequently shares insights on building an AI startup. Aggregate Intellect uses AI to enable developers to quickly discover, learn from, and leverage relevant resources as they build their commercial products.
10. Vicki Knott Co-founder at CruxOCM
Vicki is the co-founder of Crux OCM. CRUX OCM enables the autonomous control room of tomorrow, operating within the safety constraints of today. This is via RIPA (Robotic Industrial Process Automation) for control room operators of major energy assets. Vicki makes it all simpler to understand via her Twitter. Follow her adventures here:
9. Jessica Lunshof Co-Founder TAMVOES
Jessica is a registered nurse who is working on a healthcare startup called TAMVOES. She tweets about her journey on building a healthcare startup and the latest development with TAMVOES.
8. Ren Kainth Founder at Up Coming Startup
Ren is working on an up coming startup. Tweets about no code, validation, and whole lot more for early-stage founders.
7. Sandeep Todi (Chief Business Officer)
Wants to see some insights on building a fintech? Sandeep is the Chief Business Officer at Truly Financial. This is fintech tech startup that is bringing the best experience in business banking.
6. Nick Founder at ContenBot
Nick is working one of the most exciting startups called ContenBot. It’s using AI to help writers, write the best content. He has gotten incredible traction and shares so much insights about ContentBot including monthly MRR, what’s not working, and much more. He also greatly supports other founders in the community to elevate their game.
5. Mila Banerjee CEO at Pronti AI
Mila is the CEO at Pronti AI. It’s one of the fastest growing fashion startup! They recently had massive user growth that took over Tinder and other notable apps in the app store.
4. Jack Bruner Co-founder at Carbon Neutral Club
Carbon Neutral Club is a tech startup with huge impact. Jack and the team are working on building a platform to reduce your carbon footprint. Essentially, you can offset your carbon footprint, and shop better with year-round savings at sustainable brands.
3. Greg Gunn Founder at Commit.Dev
Greg is the founder of Commit.Dev. He was one of the first 10 employees at Hootsuite and shares his experience with Go-to-market strategies and behind the scenes at his new startup. He also shares his experience running a startup while being a dad. There are lots of stories on his tweets and also toddler videos!
2. Mark Hlady Co-Founder & CEO at TriplePlay
Mark is the Co-founder at TriplePlay. He shares some deep insights on building engagement for your remote team with TriplePlay. His Linkedin posts are on the best stories to create engagement for your brand.
1. Erin Chan Co-founder at Rhenti
Erin is the co-founder at Rhenti. Previously, she led the product team at Shopify. She tweets on product, renting, and many more startup adventures.
Do you have a favourite founder to follow on Twitter? Let me know in the comment below!