Twitter is a great place to share, network and interact with people in all areas of the startup community. Accounts such as my @StartupPerth regularly share interesting links and news for startup founders.

Both seasoned and beginner Twitter users alike will hopefully find an account that interests them from this list of Australian individuals, brands, media and investors that often or always tweet on the startup topic.


Alan Jones
Angel investor, involved in @BlueChilliGroup @startmate & more.

Brodie McCulloch
Founder of SpaceCubed, StartupWA and more.

Cameron Adams
Co-founder Canva. Author. Designer.

Craig Blair
Co-founder and partner of Aintree Ventures.

Marcus Holmes
Editor of Startup News.

Daniel Flynn
Co-founder of the Thankyou Group.

Dave Greiner
Campaign Monitor co-founder. Read my 2010 interview with Dave.

Janine Allis
Founder of Boost Juice.

Kim Heras
Founding Partner @25fifteen. Co-founder @pushstart.

Mick Liubinskas
Muru-D entrepreneur in residence.

Mike Cannon Brookes
Co-founder of Atlasssian.

Melanie Perkins
Co-founder of Canva.

Naomi Simson
Founder, Red Balloon & Shark on Shark Tank.

Niki Scevak
Co-founder @blackbirdvc. Creator of @startmate.

Orren Prunckun
Entrepreneur. President of Startup Adelaide Inc.

Paul Bassat
Entrepreneur and investor at Square Peg Capital.

Paul Bennetts
VC at AirTree Ventures.

Phil Morle
Co-founder of Pollenizer.

Rod Drury
CEO of Xero.

Ruslan Kogan
Founder of Kogan.

Steve Baxter
Shark on Shark Tank. Investor & entrepreneur.

Scott Farquhar
Atlassian co-founder.

Sebastian Eckersley-Maslin
Founder of Blue Chilli Group.

Gavin Heaton
Founder @DisruptorsHbk & President of @Vibewire.

Simon Hackett
Investor & entrepreneur.

Tom Dawkins
Co-founder of @StartSomeGood and @GoodMobHQ.


Advance Queensland
Startup group in Queensland.

Official Australian Government account.

Ideas Hoist
Great resource featuring interviews with founders.

Innovation Bay
National investor and entrepreneur meeting group.

Product Hoist
Like Product Hunt, but for Australia.

National organisation supporting startups.

Startup Grind
Events supported by Google for Entrepreneurs.

Startup Muster
Largest survey of Australian startups.

Startup Tasmania
Startup organisation in Tasmania.

Startup Victoria
Startup organisation for Victoria.

Startup WA
Startup organisation for Western Australia.

Startup directory and announcements platform.


Anthill Magazine
Australian startup and high growth company media.

Foundr Magazine
Melbourne based entrepreneur magazine.

Startup Daily
Australasian startup media.

Startup News
WA focussed startup media.

Startup Smart
National startup and general business media.

Funds and Finance

Adventure Capital
Melbourne based early stage tech fund.

Blackbird Ventures
VC firm that runs events too.

Blue Chilli Group
Sydney based startup accelerator.

RAC Seedspark
WA based accelerator and seed investor.

Signal Ventures
Seed stage venture capital.

Sydney-based and mentor run, seed fund.

Vocus Upstart
Startup accelerator program.

Whilst this list certainly isn’t exhaustive (feel free to comment with your own recommendations for Australian twitter accounts), I am sure you will find some interesting accounts to follow out of these 50.

I’d appreciate it if you follow my @StartupPerth account, and if you’re feeling generous, my own @milesb one too.

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