The startup world is always changing, and there’s no better method for keeping up with the real-time news than Twitter. So if you want an inside look at startup investing, news about the latest in Silicon Valley, or business advice for entrepreneurs like yourself, check out these 10 VCs and angel investors on Twitter. (And if you’re not sure how they differ, take a crash course by reading our blog post “Angel Investors vs. Venture Capitalists.”)
1. @bfeld, Brad Feld
Brad Feld is a Boulder, Colorado-based
venture capitalist at
a firm that invests in early-stage IT startups. You can check out his musings on entrepreneurship and investing on his websites Feld Thoughts and Startup Revolution. His Twitter feed is often a condensed form of these thoughts, as well as the occasional remark on life, news, or running marathons.
David Skok is super enthusiastic about SaaS (software as a service). He’s the author of forEntrepreneurs.com and an
investor partner with
He tweets a lot of advice and articles aimed toward entrepreneurs in general, but especially in the SaaS space.
Laurie Segall is a
and she regularly covers all things startups, VCs, and tech innovation. Check out her feed for tweets about tech news and her interviews with industry movers and shakers.
This Twitter account shares stories and advice to promote leadership and success for women entrepreneurs. Not a woman? It doesn’t matter – it’s great advice.
Fred Wilson has been a
VC since 1986. In addition to his short (and often very cool) daily posts on
his Twitter feed touches on the New York tech scene, startup advice, and music.
Martin Zwilling is a veteran
startup mentor and has been featured in a number of publications. He blogs on
and tweets a treasure trove of articles and listicles on startups, leadership skills, and management.
Entrepreneur. Angel investor. Keynote speaker. When
Peter Shankman's not providing commentary on TV, he
Faster Than Normal podcast
(about the benefits of having ADD / ADHD) and sits on an advisory board at NASA. Plus he tweets a lot of great GIFs. He’s the guy who tweeted Morton’s to deliver him a steak when his plane landed.
Ali Brown is an
angel investor and entrepreneur who tweets strategy advice, inspirational quotes, and success stories of women business leaders. Check out her blog,
for interviews with top women entrepreneurs.
9. @Jason, Jason Calacanis
A serial entrepreneur and angel investor,
Jason Calacanis is the
and an angel investor for Uber. Check out Calacanis.com for his insight into startups and Silicon Valley news.
10. @hadip, Hadi Partovi
Hadi Partovi is the
and a startup investor. He’s a huge advocate for teaching everybody how to code and his tweets reflect that.
Bonus: @m_evans, Mike Evans
For something entirely different, follow
Mike Evans. He's a startup investor and
and he tweets about his adventures and beautiful photography. It’s a good break from constant business advice, which even the most industrious entrepreneur needs every now and then.