If you are an aspiring founder, chances are you heard a motivational story or found a problem to solve. So now you’re thinking wait, how should I get started? Who should I look for inspiration? Where should I get answers to basic questions? Well, our answer is to join New Founder School for FREE here. OR Just follow these 20 Instagram accounts:

  1. **New Founder School:** We are going to start off this list with our own account. Why? Because we share tips with you, New Founders, in mind!
  2. Arjita Sethi: Arjita is a serial entrepreneur determined to make education and entrepreneurship a more equitable place. She started her first startup at 16 and has impacted over 50.000 people across 40 countries, sits on the advisory board of The NASDAQ entrepreneurial center.
  3. Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center: Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center focuses on democratizing entrepreneurship at every stage, for every stage, and for every background. They share stories from entrepreneurs around the world as well as valuable events for entrepreneurs.
  4. **Graham and Walker:** Graham & Walker (formally known as FFA) is striving to activate the potential of all women in business through their accelerator VC fund, connections, education, and events. So far their community has raised $2.6B.
  5. **Venture Kaepital:** A tongue-in-cheek page that talks about Venture Capital, Tech and Startups.
  6. Simon Sinek: Simon Sink is a British-American author and inspirational speaker. He is also the author of five books “Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action”, “The Infinite Game”, “Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t”, “Together Is Better: A Little Book of Inspiration”, and “Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team”.
  7. Wall Street Confessions: Wall Street Confessions is a collection of anonymous confessions that people leave on their website. They also share other humorous memes.
  8. Naval Wisdom: Naval Wisdom drops inspirational quotes from the biggest names in business and other bits of helpful information around politics, bitcoin, love, happiness, and more.
  9. The Hustle Daily: The Hustle share daily tech news, money truths, and internet extras. They also have a daily podcast and free newsletter for those who want to dive in more.
  10. Ryan Holiday: Ryan Holiday is an author, public relations strategies, book store owner and host of the podcast “The Daily Stoic”. He was also the director of marketing for American Apparel.
  11. HoneyBook: HoneyBook is an all-in-one client experience and business management platform for independent business owners. Their Instagram feed features tips for using their platform and tips for business owners.
  12. Allbirds: Allbirds was founded by Tim Brown set out to change the footwear industry by introducing a more sustainable type of material.
  13. **Pinterest:** Pinterest is one of the top social media platforms out there right now. It is a place to explore inspiration and share ideas.
  14. **Morning Marjolaine:** Marjolaine is a business coach, but she does it with divine sound rituals. She also hosts a daily podcast, “Her Morning Meditation”.
  15. Suneera Madhani: Suneera Madhani is the CEO of Stax Payments and the host of a top 100 podcast CEO School. She is a mentor who hosts monthly classes to help you boss up and change your life.
  16. Products by women: ProductsByWomen is a community-led network created specifically for women in tech and business.
  17. Stereotype Breakers: Stereotype Breakers is working towards redefining the workplace for women in tech. They have a podcast, “Meaningful Conversations”, where they talk about the tough issues with women in the tech world.
  18. Shannon Monson: Shannon Monson is a serial entrepreneur, viral storyteller, and digital educator who’s on a mission to help you break the rules. A self-taught graduate from the University of Google, She went from young stay-at-home mom to bootstrapping multiple 7 figure businesses from her living room floor.
  19. Justin Kan: Justin Kan is an entrepreneur and investor who co-founded the law-tech company Atrium where he served as CEO. He is also the co-founder of Justin.tv and Twitch, as well as the mobile social video application Socialcam. Justin also co-founded The Quest Media where he hosts a podcast.
  20. Vishen Lakhiani: He is an entrepreneur, author, and activist on a mission to raise human consciousness. Vishen founded Mindvalley in 2003 with the goal of bringing together the world’s top educators under one platform, to usher in a new era for humanity that is more empowered, connected, and collaborative than the status quo.

We hope that you find inspiration within these Instagram accounts and through these Founders. If you are ready to start building your startup, join the next New Founder School Ideathon to get started on your startup idea. The Ideathon is a 2-day workshop where you find a clear startup idea to work on for FREE. If you finish the Ideathon deliverables then you also get a chance to be a part of our 12-week Idea School.


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