There is a saying that if you want to become successful, you should surround yourself with successful people. In this article you will find several inspiring entrepreneurs that are known in the entrepreneurial world and will be your next drivers to success.
Top 15 Inspiring entrepreneurs to follow on Social Media
1. Randi Zuckerberg
The first one on the list of “inspiring entrepreneurs” is Randi. As you might get from the surname, Randi Zuckerberg is a sister of Facebook’s CEO Marc Zuckerberg. But it’s not what she is known for. She is a well-known speaker, investor, mentor, writer, CEO and founder of Zuckerberg Media. Her book “Dot Complicated” was announced as the best seller. Being an active user of Social Media’s, obviously, she shares her thoughts, achievements and pictures from the latest events.
2. Adam Ghetti
30 years old Adam Ghetti is founder and CEO at Ionic Security. He is already included in many Forbes lists. He is security technologist and entrepreneur. Twitter is the platform he chose to share his entrepreneur thought and news. His content has everything: motivation, good humor & business news.
3. Angela Ahrendts
Angela Ahrendts is an American businesswoman and is known in the business world for many reasons. Her career is a bright and inspirational example for many of us. She definitely deserves to be in Apiumhub‘s list of most inspiring entrepreneurs. From 2006 to 2014 she was CEO of Burberry, however now she entered the tech world. Currently, she is the Senior Vice President of Retail at Apple Inc.
4. Reed Hastings
Reed Hastings is an American entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO at Netflix since 2008. He revolutionized how the world watches its entertainment.
5. Brad Feld
Currently, Brad Feld is a VC at Foundry Group in Colorado. He has been an investor and entrepreneur since 1987. On his Social Media, he speaks and writes about the topics like venture capital investing and business in general.
6. Sophia Amoruso
Sophia is an American businesswoman and founder of NastyGal; the project that she has started being 22 years old, as a small Ebay store selling vintage clothing and not only items. Sophia founded Nasty Gal which was named as the fastest frowing company in 2012 according to Inc.Magazine. Also, she is an author of Girlboss book. Netflix decided to film Sophia Amoruso’s autobiography and turn it into a similary serias.
7. Alexa von Tobel
Alexa von Tobel is a founder and CEO of LearnVest.com and the New York Times- Bestselling Author of Financially Fearless.
8. Jessica O. Matthews
Founder & CEO, Uncharted Play. Chairman, Harlem Tech Fund. Believer in all authentic , disruptive and empowering things.
9. Pat Flynn
Pat Flynn is an American entrepreneur, blogger and podcaster known for his website Smart Passive Income, where he conducts income experiments and shares the results.
10. Maria Popova
Maria Popova is a Bulgarian writer and blogger. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is known for the famous and favourite book by many people “Brain Pickings”.
11. Robert Reffkin
Robert Reffkin is a founder and CEO of Compass, a technology-driven real estate platform. Prior to Compass, was Chief of Staff to the President & COO at Goldman Sachs following five years of work in the firm’s private equity arm.
12. Ian Crosby
The 30-year-old Co-Founder and CEO of Bench was a university student by age 16. He has worked as a bookkeeper & a treasurer at various companies and was a management consultant at Bain & Company before launching Bench. Ian has appeared on a few 30 Under 30 lists, most recently topping the prestigious Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30 list, in the Enterprise Technology category.
13. Mark Suster
Mark Suster is an American entrepreneur, angel investor and investment partner at Upfront Ventures. He writes and discusses a lot about startups and venture capital investing. Moreover, he is known as a founder of salesforce that he sold.
14. Dave McClure
Dave McClure names himself as a geek, investor, former coder & entrepreneur, occasional blogger and internet marketing nerd. He has lived in Silicon Valley for over 25 years and Dave is truly passionate about startups and entrepreneurship. He has already invested in hundreds of companies all over the world, being a founder at 500Startups.
15. Sam Altman
Sam Altman is known as an American entrepreneur, programmer, venture capitalist and blogger. When he was 19, he founded his first company – Loopt; a location-based social networking mobile application. Later on, in 2012, Loopt was acquired by Green Dot Corporation for $43.4 million. At the moment, Sam is the president of Y Combinator, co-chairman of OpenAI and a personal investor of many Unicorns and Startups like Airbnb, Stripe, Reddit, Asana, Pinterest, Clever and etc