Venture Capitalists of Instagram

For being a near-requirement these days, Instagram is still not really where VCs are hanging out. Can they be blamed? Safe to say their hands are full with more pressing matters. (Does this mean we’ve found an industry where a low Instagram follower count might be a good thing?)

When they are feeling social, they’re more apt to hold forth on Twitter, as is true for the tech world at large. If an investor is on Instagram, they often fall into two camps: new-age punch or endearingly old-school. There are striations, of course, and we’re here to tell those stories.  Here, a round-up of our most favorite VC personalities.

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@bhorowitz0

The “I Have a Powerful and Expensive Cohort” VC
Followers: 3,222

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@joshuakushner

The “You’d Never Know I Was a VC” VC
Followers: 56.2k

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@msuster

The “I’m Actually Really Funny on Weekends” VC
Followers: 6,154

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@adamkeynes

The “Undeveloped, Sweeping Vistas Inspire Me” VC
Firm: BizRupt
Followers: 60.8k

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@goswish

The “I’m Still in College but Spoke at TED” VC
Firm: JB Fitzgerald Venture Capital
Followers: 8,816

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@jim.goetz

The “I’m A Family Man at Heart, but Super-Real on Twitter*” VC

*This is true for most of the Sequoia crew, including Alfred Lin and Bryan Schreier, who keep their Instagrams pretty mysterious.

Followers: 224

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@stgarrity

The “I’m Lowkey a Legend (and also pretty real on Twitter)” VC
Firm: Hearsay Systems
Followers: 758

@bradleytusk

The “I’m Busy” VC

Firm: Tusk Ventures

Followers: 18


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