20 amazing startup Instagram accounts you should follow right now

by Taylor Majewski
July 25, 2017

With an abundance of social media content flooding the internet every day, it can be difficult to sift through the masses. In the plugged-in world of New York tech, it can be especially challenging.

So we’ve put together a lineup of the best Instagram accounts to follow in the community — check them out here: 

 
Handle: @1st dibs

Why you should follow: If you want to seriously step up your interior design game, 1stdibs’s profile is worth checking out. The company’s platform provides a curated marketplace filled with beautiful furniture and art — which makes for the most stunning photos.

 

 

 

Handle: @Away

Why you should follow: Away’s Instagram features the company’s state of the art suitcases — all around the world. You’ll be planning your next trip immediately.

 

 

 

Handle: @Kickstarter

Why you should follow them: Looking for a cool project to back? This account has you covered.

 

 

 

Handle: @Resy

Why you should follow: Resy helps you book restaurant reservations — and the company’s Instagram is an envy-inducing collection of the best food in the city.

 

 

 

Handle: @shutterstock

Why you should follow: Shutterstock is a global marketplace for images, video and music. This account shares inspiration from the company’s massive collection of over 125 million images submitted by artists around the world.

 

 

 

Handle: @theskimm

Why you should follow: TheSkimm’s Instagram account shows great insight into what it’s actually like to work for the media startup, so if you’re looking for a job there, it’s worth checking out.

 

 

 

Handle: @Architizer

Why you should follow: If you’re at all interested in architecture, you should definitely be following Architizer. The company is the largest database for architecture and sourcing building products, and their #ProjectOfTheDay features some of the coolest structures we’ve ever seen.

 

 

 

Handle: @Artsy

Why you should follow: Artsy is a long-time pioneer at the intersection of technology and art. Their Instagram showcases a mix of the best galleries, pieces and happenings in the art world, and gives you a little history along the way.

 

 

 

Handle: @atlasobscura

Why you should follow: If you come to Instagram for the wanderlust, you should definitely be following Atlas Obscura. The company’s Instagram is a visual guidebook to the world’s most strange and obscure destinations, from art installations in Sweden’s woods to the restricted section of Hogwarts’s library.

 

 

 

Handle: @BarkBox

Why you should follow: Daily photos, videos and memes of adorable dogs. Need we say more? 

 

 

 

Handle: @Etsy

Why you should follow: Through Esty’s Instagram account, you can shop from the marketplace’s expansive collection of homemade goods.  

 

 

 

Handle: @Foursquare

Why you should follow: While the Foursquare app lets you keep track of your check-ins around the city, Foursquare’s Instagram account will provide you with inspiration for what to eat and do around New York City.

 

 

 

Handle: @Gilt

Why you should follow: If you’re a fan of Gilt deals, following the company’s Instagram will ensure you never miss a bargain.

 

 

Handle: @homepolish

Why you should follow: Homepolish has quickly become the go-to service for startup office design. The company’s impressive list of clients include local tech companies like Gilt, Venmo, Mic, ClassPass, Blue Apron and Kickstarter, to name a few. The company also provides a personal service if you’re redesigning your own home, and their Instagram works as an excellent source of inspiration.  

 

 


 

Handle: @Infatuation_nyc

Why you should follow: Need to figure out where you’re getting dinner tonight? Look no further.

 

 

 

Handle: @nooklyn

Why you should follow: Nooklyn features its open listings on its Instagram, and if you watch the account’s ‘Stories,’ they’ll even take you on a virtual tour of certain rentals.

 

 

 

Handle: @spring

Why you should follow: Spring is a shopping app with over 1,500 fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands. From the company’s Instagram account, you can shop any items in its feed.

 

 

Handle: @Thrillist

Why you should follow: You’ll find food to eat, places to go and the best places to visit around New York.

 

 

 

Handle: @Vice

Why you should follow: Vice cross-promotes its stories through its Instagram account — whether it be a Game of Thrones recap or a feature on mermaid subculture.

 

 

 

Handle: @WeWork

Why you should follow: WeWork has locations around the world, and this Instagram account will take you to them.

 

 

Photos via Instagram.

Know more companies that deserve coverage? Let us know or tweet us @builtinnewyork.

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