10 UK female entrepreneurs to follow on Twitter

In the predominantly male business world, check out Startups pick of the UK’s most prolific female entrepreneurs

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Discover our pick of the UK’s female entrepreneurs every start-up should be following.

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Martha Lane Fox CBE

Why you should follow: Co-founder of Lastminute.com and previous UK Digital Champion, Baroness Lane Fox of Soho is a businesswoman, philanthropist and public servant and her tweets are varied and engaging.
No. of followers: 82.1k
Twitter handle: @Marthalanefox


Jacqueline Gold

Why you should follow: The CEO of Ann Summers and Knickerbox runs weekly Twitter Women On Wednesday, or #WOW awards for female entrepreneurs. Female business owners tweet an overview of their business and three winners are picked each week, receiving a retweet and a ‘WOW’ badge for their website. No. of followers: 47.2k
Twitter handle: @Jacqueline_Gold


Amber Atherton

Why you should follow: Describing herself as a “fashion loving tech girl in the jewellery world”, Amber Atherton runs online jewellery and accessories company MY FLASH TRASH! The ex-Made In Chelsea is now focused on growing her business and her feed is a mixture of fashion, business and personal insights.
No. of followers: 45.9k
Twitter handle: @AmberAtherton


Melody Hossaini

Why you should follow: The Apprentice star Melody Hossaini runs social enterprise InspirEngage and she tweets regularly about how to start, run and grow a social enterprise as well as inspirational tips.
No. of followers: 23.7k
Twitter handle: @Melody_Hossaini


Emma Sinclair

Why you should follow: Serial entrepreneur and ‘techie(ish)’ according to her Twitter bio, our Young Gun Emma Sinclair was the youngest person to IPO and her Twitter feed is full of business insights as well as tweets about health and wellbeing. She’s also not afraid to engage in debate!
No. of followers: 19k
Twitter handle: @ES_Entrepreneur


Kirsty Henshaw

Why you should follow: Since appearing on Dragons’ Den, Kristy Henshaw’s healthy ready meals business has gone from strength-to-strength and she tweets regularly about life as a mumpreneur.
No. of followers: 15.5k
Twitter handle: @Kirsty_Henshaw

Alyssa Smith

Why you should follow: Jewellery designer Alyssa Smith is a great example of an entrepreneur who truly engages with her followers, asking for feedback on working designs and running giveaway comps.
No. of followers: 14.8k
Twitter handle: @AlyssaJewellery


Kanya King MBE

Why you should follow: The founder and CEO of MOBO, Kanya King tweets inspirational posts and interacts lots with her followers.
No. of followers: 10.5k
Twitter handle: @KanyaKing

Holly Tucker MBE

Why you should follow: The notonthehighstreet.com co-founder’s Twitter feed utilises visuals perfectly, with Holly Tucker sharing lots of pics from cute dogs to notonthehighstreet ads to business events.
No. of followers: 3,619
Twitter handle: @HollyLTucker

Laura Tenison

Why you should follow: The JoJo Maman Bebe founder is passionate about supporting independent, environmental and ethical businesses, tweeting about life as a woman in business and most recently her latest charity campaign #MotherToAnother.
No. of followers: 1,683
Twitter handle: @LauraTenison

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