After we shared our last list of entrepeneurs, which focussed on mumpreneurs, someone asked us on Twitter not to forget about regular female entrepreneurs – ones who don’t necessarily have to balance the commitments of a business and a family, but who are still innovating and succeeding every day. So we rounded up the 15 most useful Twitter accounts for female entrepreneurs… and in no particular order, here they are!
Project Eve – @projecteve1
This community for small businesswomen and female entrepreneurs is a great place to get advice and share ideas. In their own words it “encourages female entrepreneurs to communicate, collaborate and share actionable solutions, minus the sharp elbows.”
Jane Kenyon – @divadomrocks
Founder of Well Heeled Divas, a company that organises motivational workshops and community groups for female entrepreneurs, and now Girls Out Loud, an organisation dedicated to helping teenage girls, Jane is a brilliant and strong female inspiration!
Bird – @BirdsOnTheBlog
A business blog dedicated to female entrepreneurs, with advice, guest blogs, and more.
Lou Macdonald – @LouMacdonald
A video marketing coach who works especially with female entrepreneurs, Lou’s Twitter is a great source of advice, and she has a really strong Twitter following.
Tamara Mellon – @TamaraMellon
Best known for being the founder of shoe brand Jimmy Choo, Tamara is a very inspirational entrepreneur who has gone onto many other ventures.
WeAreTheCity Team – @WATC_Updates
They describe themselves as a ‘hub for global female networks’, from female entrepreneurs to charities, and give tons of great advice and support.
Heather Baker – @TopLineFounder
Setting up digital communications agency @TopLineComms while at the same time achieving her MBA from London Business School, Heather has turned her start-up into one of London’s leading integrated comms agencies in just a couple of years.
SheStrives – @SheStrives
This is the Twitter account of the website aimed at female entrepreneurs seeking balance in their professional and personal life, providing inspiration and advice.
Elizabeth Jane – @elizjaneassocs
The Twitter account of the director of Elizabeth Jane Associates, which is a specialist management consultancy.
Mary Portas – @maryportas
A retail expert and founder of retail agency Portas, Mary is famous for tackling the problems of shops on the high street in an attempt to make them more successful.
Justine Angelli – @justineangelli
Founder of shareagift, Justine tweets many interesting insights and business features.
Jenny Griffiths – @JennySnapTech
Founder of @SnapFashion, an amazing innovation which lets you upload an image of an outfit or piece of clothing to find similar looks, Jenny is one of the UK’s new wave of tech superstars – and she’s just 25!
Joelle Dinnage – @JoelleDinnage
An award-winning entrepreneur, Joelle is an art dealer, gallery owner, and organiser of international events.
Kirsty Henshaw – @Kirsty_Henshaw
Winning investment from the Dragons in 2012,and the owner of healthy ready-meal brand Kirsty’s, Kirsty is a brilliant female entrepreneur to follow.
Clare Flynn-Levy – @cflynnlevy
CEO and founder of tech startup Essentia Analytics, Clare is a great person to follow for a glimpse of life as a female tech-trepreneur.
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