Courtney Boyd Myers

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Courtney Boyd Myers
Myers in 2013
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Courtney Boyd Myers is an American entrepreneur. She is known for founding, a consulting firm designed to create parity between tech start-ups in New York City and London.[1]

From 2007-2009, Boyd Myers worked for Forbes as a technology and opinions reporter. She later worked as the East Coast Editor of The Next Web, covering global technology trends, web startups and Internet entrepreneurs. Boyd Myers created the 3460 miles newsletter, focussing on linking the New York City and London tech start-up scenes. Following this, in 2013 she launched the consulting firm to help New York City and London-based technology start-ups grow internationally by providing strategy around media and content, business development, and product management.[2][3] She is a member of 10 Downing and Tech City’s Advisory Board and a mentor at Seedcamp, Ignite100, and BBCWorldWideLabs.

Currently, Boyd Myers is the CEO/CMO of AKUA, a company that makes kelp-based meat alternatives.[4] She established the company in 2017 with the aim of creating a more environmentally friendly option to conventional meat-based items. The company currently manufactures substitutes for burgers, jerky, and ground meat.[5]


  1. ^ Casserly, Meghan. "Courtney Boyd Myers Launches, Lives Her Best (Transatlantic) Life". Forbes. Retrieved 2023-05-14.
  2. ^ "Ex-tech blogger's new venture hooks up startups on both sides of the Atlantic | MedCity News". Archived from the original on 2013-06-29. Retrieved 2013-05-27.
  3. ^ Solon, Olivia (2 May 2013). "Courtney Boyd Myers launches agency to help transatlantic startups". Archived from the original on 27 February 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  4. ^ "About - Story". AKUA. Retrieved 2022-07-01.
  5. ^ Lee, Jennifer. "On This Earth Day, Remember The Ocean". Forbes. Retrieved 2022-07-01.

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