101 Tech Investors to Follow on Twitter

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Chris SaccaIn case you were wondering who the coolest and best tech investors in the league were, we have gathered them for you based on who is active on Twitter! All 101 tech Investors can be found in this twitter list - In no particular order…..

1. Brad Feld, VC at Foundry Group

“If you feel like your VC is a proctologist, run for the hills.”  [Tweet This]

2. Dan Martell, CEO and Founder, Clarity.fm

“As an entrepreneur, it’s inevitable that things aren’t going to work out as planned.” [Tweet This]

3. Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX

“Patience is a virtue, and I’m learning patience. It’s a tough lesson.” [Tweet This]

4. Fred Wilson, Co-Founder of Union Square Ventures

“Being an entrepreneur is hard. Having supportive and caring investors helps.” [Tweet This]

5. Ben Horowitz, Co-Founder of Andreessen Horowitz

“In Silicon Valley, when you’re a private company, the entrepreneur can do no wrong.” [Tweet This]

6. Bryce Roberts, Co-Founder of OATV

“I tend to be interested in ideas and companies that most investors aren’t.” [Tweet This]

7. Paul Graham, Co-Founder of Viaweb

“In the startup world, ‘not working’ is normal.” [Tweet This]

8. Esther Dyson, Founder of HICCup

“Change means that what was before wasn’t perfect. People want things to be better.” [Tweet This]

9. Jason Calacanis, Founder and CEO of Inside.com

“I think entrepreneurship is a beautiful thing.” [Tweet This]

10. Om Malik, Founder and Senior Writer of GigaOM

“My definition of media? ‘Anything which owns attention.’” [Tweet This]

11. Rich Simmonds, Professional Speaker

“I have always loved the Apple slogan of ‘Think Different.’” [Tweet This]

12. Tim Ferriss, Founder of BrainQUICKEN

“Learn the art of the pitch and of messaging.” [Tweet This]

13. Chris Sacca, Investor of Twitter

“Your GPA only matters to people who have no other reason to find you interesting.” [Tweet This]

14. Mark Cuban, Co-Founder of AXS TV

“I create offbeat advice; I don’t follow it.” [Tweet This]

15. Tim O’Reilly, Founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media

“We’re entering a new world in which data may be more important than software.” [Tweet This]

16. Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of Vayner Media

” I love people, and the hustle.” [Tweet This]

17. Ev Williams, Co-Founder of Pyra Labs

“I believe that companies that are independent are more competitive, ultimately.” [Tweet This]

18. Biz Stone, Co-Founder of Twitter

“Doing startups is all about making mistakes.” [Tweet This]

19. Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group

“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” [Tweet This]

20. Guy Kawasaki, Co-Founder of Alltop.com

“Entrepreneurship is not for everyone.” [Tweet This]

21. Horace Dediu, Founder of Asymco

“My definition of Apple is that it’s not a product it’s a process, a process to create products.” [Tweet This]

22. Eric Jackson, Founder of Ironfire Capital LLC

“Google is Fine, Just Not Exciting.” [Tweet This]

23. Chris Dixon, Co-Founder of Hunch

“It’s very difficult to figure out all the economic issues right now.” [Tweet This

24. Steve Case, Co-Founder of AOL

“From a relatively early age I got interested in business.” [Tweet This]

25. Hunter Walk, Partner at Homebrew VC

“You raise a fund from which to invest.” [Tweet This]

26. Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder of LinkedIn

“You have to be constantly reinventing yourself and investing in the future.” [Tweet This]

27. Richard Rosenblatt, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Demand Media

“I realize that all journeys must ultimately come to an end.” [Tweet This]

28. Tristan Walker, Founder and CEO of Walker & Company

“I knew the best way to get there was through entrepreneurship.” [Tweet This]

29. Nick Denton, Founder of Gawker.com

“Can they blog or not? The blog doesn’t lie.” [Tweet This]

30. Eric Hippeau, VC at Lerer Ventures

“My career has taught me that you have to go through life with your eyes wide open.” [Tweet This]

31. Mark Suster, Investment Partner at Upfront Ventures

“Start early, build relationships, make them a part of your business.” [Tweet This]

32. John Doerr, VC at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

“We all know about blogs and how big they are.” [Tweet This]

33. David Tisch, Co-Founder of TechStars NYC

“You always hear investors say it’s all about people. Well, it is…” [Tweet This]

34. David Lee, Co-Founder of Hunch

“The number of startups doing really hard stuff has skyrocketed recently.” [Tweet This]

35. Shakil Khan, Founder of CoinDesk

“ I was quite bright at school but hated every minute of it.” [Tweet This]

36. Martin Zwilling, Angel Investor at Arizona Angels

“‘Red flags’ which every potential investor unconsciously listens for.” [Tweet This]

37. Rod Banner, Founder of Banner

“When presenting, reviewing the past isn’t half as useful as envisioning the future.” [Tweet This]

38. Hamlesh Motah, Co-Founder of Invoiceable

“I build technology businesses, and help startups grow.” [Tweet This]

39. Rico Wyder, Angel Investor at Fiksu

“Make money from the beginning or at least hit break-even quite early.” [Tweet This]

40. JJ Milner, Founder of Global Micro

“We will see more vendors starting to go direct, and channel lines will become a little murky.” [Tweet This]

41. Manu Kumar, Chief Firestarter at K9 Ventures

“Impact inspires me.” [Tweet This]

42. Craig Brown, CEO of STEM Resources

“Market your existing current computer skills.” [Tweet This]

43.  Martin Varsavsky, CEO of Fon. Tech

“My heart is with people who invest in networks.” [Tweet This]

44. Robin Klein, Co-Founder of the Accelerator Group

“We invest in all stages – seed, venture and growth.” [Tweet This]

45. Jeff Robinson, Founder of Barcelona Startups

“Our single most effective defense against online threats is a change of attitude.” [Tweet This]

46. Jeff Clavier, Founder of SoftTech

“Don’t turn to entrepreneurship because it is cool or fashionable.” [Tweet This]

47. Mike Volpe, CMO at Hubspot

“What if you wrote a blog post consisting only of tweets?” [Tweet This]

48. Kevin Steger, Founder of Startup Report

“When a well written press release comes across my screen I cheer!” [Tweet This]

49. Alex Haditaghi, CEO and Founder at MoPals

“If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small.” [Tweet This]

50. Thomas Kish, CEO of Cash Flow Experts

“Do you want to COPY our methods in your business?” [Tweet This]

51. Greg Yaitanes, Angel Investor of Twitter

“We see what is working and what would be cool to do.” [Tweet This]

52. Rachid Sefrioui, Founder of Finadventures

“ You cannot change the the past, but you can always change your future.” [Tweet This]

53. Peter Shankman, Founder of HARO

“Nice companies finish first.” [Tweet This]

54. Kristopher B. Jones, Co-Founder of FrenchGirls

“It’s impossible to call any form of link building ‘low risk’.” [ Tweet This]

55. John Roa, Founder of Digital Hope

“The first thing I remember ever doing was making a game in Microsoft Basic.” [Tweet This]

56. Jay Wilkinson, CEO of Firespring

“We’re looking at early stage opportunities that have a high-growth potential.” [Tweet This]

57. Mitchell Kapor, Founder of Lotus Development Corporation

“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” [Tweet This]

58. Dave McClure, Founder of incubator 500 Startups

“Design is more important than technology in most consumer applications.” [Tweet This]

59. Charlie O’Donnell, VC at Brooklyn Bridge Ventures

“You have to be very good at qualifying leads and understanding the customer.” [Tweet This]

60. David Hornik, Investor of August Capital

“U.S. investors are paying increased attention to what’s going on in London.” [Tweet This]

61. Vinod Khosla, Co-Founder of Sun Microsystem

“If everyone played it safe, we wouldn’t get anywhere.” [Tweet This]

62. Josh Kopelman, Founder of Half.com

“We do a reverse pitch, where we can pitch them on our platform.” [Tweet This]

63. Bill Gurley, VC at Benchmark

“There’s always going to be editing.” [Tweet This]

64. Jeff Bussgang, VC at Flybridge Capital

“As a venture capitalist, I spend my time thinking about talent.” [Tweet This]

65. Mike Hirshland, Founder of Resolute Ventures

“I invest in all things Internet.” [Tweet This]

66. Paul Kedrosky, Founder of GrokSoup

“Parabots. That’s my new word for software spiders.” [Tweet This]

67. Jason Mendelson, Co-Founder of Foundry Group

“We just do what we do.” [Tweet This]

68. Howard L. Morgan, VC of First Round Capital

“Privacy is a crucial issue for most of the advertising driven companies we invest in.” [Tweet This]

69. Christine Herron, Founder of Mercury2

“Women have equal access to capital.” [Tweet This]

70. Saul Klein, Partner at Index Ventures

“[We want to] be the champion of micro-business.” [Tweet This]

71. Rob Go, Co-Founder of NextView Ventures

“It’s funny to think that it all started with a conversation.” [Tweet This]

72. Eileen Burbidge, Partner at Passion Capital

“Fake it until you make it.” [Tweet This]

73. George Zachary, Original Investor of Twitter

“‘Best seed investment so far’ are his twins.” [Tweet This]

74. Rob Hayes, Investor in Mint.com

“There are five ways that this could play out.” [Tweet This]

75. Stewart Alsop, Partner of Alsop Louie Partners

“Bill, The United States is not a company. It is a country.” [Tweet This]

76. Howard Lindzon, Chairman and Co-Founder of Stocktwits

“Valuations don’t matter.” [Tweet This]

77. Fred Destin, Partner at Atlas Venture

“I am sure one could build a quote generator here with a very simple algorithm.” [Tweet This]

78. Mike Maples, Founder of Floodgate Fund

“Companies go out of business when they make the wrong decisions.” [Tweet This]

79. Roelof Botha,  Founder of Sequoia Capital Company

“Over-optimism: accumulating more books than I have time to read.” [Tweet This]

80. David Skok, Partner of Matrix Partners

“A well balanced business model requires that CAC is significantly less than LTV.” [Tweet This]

81. David Sze, Senior Managing Partner of  GreyLock Partners

“Are there lots of companies being created because it is easier and cheaper than ever? Yes.” [Tweet This]

82. Mo Koyfman, VC at Spark Capital

“We will see sweeping changes to our financial system.” [Tweet This]

83. Phineas Barnes, VC at First Round Capital

“Great collaboration requires miscommunication.” [Tweet This]

84. Tony Conrad, Co-Founder of about.me

“People aren’t used to thinking of cultural forms.” [Tweet This]

85. Ouriel Ohayon, Co-Founder of Appsfire

“AppsFire is a discovery and promotion platform for modern mobile apps.” [Tweet This]

86. Paul Buchheit, Founder of FriendFeed

“I love the idea of microlending.” [Tweet This]

87. Max Levchin, Co-Founder of PayPal

“Facebook is so ubiquitous now that it’s like another manifestation of the web itself.” [Tweet This]

88. Benjamin Ling, Investment Partner at Khosla Ventures

“Who are not afraid to risk failure in an attempt to change the world.” [Tweet This]

89. Ryan Sweeney, General Partner at Accel Partners

“Thrilled to be joining the VSCO team as a partner on their amazing journey!” [Tweet This]

90. Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo

“Geeks are people who love something so much that all the details matter.” [Tweet This]

91. Dave Morin, Co-Founder and CEO of Path

“If you live for weekends and holidays, your shit is broken. Do what you LOVE.” [Tweet This]

92. Matt Mullenweg, Founder of WordPress

“I don’t have big ideas. I sometimes have small ideas, which seem to work out.” [Tweet This]

93. Kevin Rose, Partner at Google Ventures

“Don’t spend too much time planning, release early and often.” [Tweet This]

94. Aydin Senkut, Founder of Felicis Ventures

“It’s really positive, it’s really attractive to start a company.” [Tweet This]

95. Ron Conway, Founder of Angel Investors LP funds

“The more angels we have in Silicon Valley, the better.” [Tweet This]

96. Peter Fenton, Partner at Benchmark

“Shape the future of the enterprise.” [Tweet This]

97. Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder of Twitter

“I just want to build stuff that really simplifies our base human interaction.” [Tweet This]

98. Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google

“People are surprised to find out that an awful lot of people think that they’re idiots.” [Tweet This]

99. Marc Nager, CEO of UP Global

“Startup Weekend is relevant as a model to help young men and women.” [Tweet This]

100. Andy Weissman, Partner at Union Square Ventures

“Everybody wants to be special here.” [Tweet This]

101. Keith Rabois, Partner at Youniversity Ventures

“It’s highly understood that a lot of people will lose money.” [Tweet This]

 

Renee Warren - May 15th, 2014 / 1 Comment

One Response to “101 Tech Investors to Follow on Twitter”

  1. Darn, I must have just missed the list! ;)

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