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Want to know what Virgin Hotels will be like? Check out the membership program

Virgin Hotels won't launch its first property until January, in Chicago. But that isn't stopping the Richard Branson company from getting its membership program up and running, giving us a sneak peek at how the highly-anticipated property...Show More Summary

Branson’s Carbon War Room Merges with Think Tank

Carbon War Room, the global nonprofit organization co-founded by Virgin Group Chairman Sir Richard Branson, has merged with alternative energy think tank Rocky Mountain Institute in an effort to combat climate change and accelerate demand and financing for low-carbon solutions that are technically feasible and cost effective today. Show More Summary

SpaceLife Jacket may be the closest you'll get to walking on the Moon

Almost everybody will, at some point, have harbored a desire to travel into outer space. But it's unlikely any of us will achieve this goal, unless and until Elon Musk or Richard Branson deliver on their promises to make space travel much simpler and more affordable. Show More Summary

The Best Entrepreneurship Lessons From 'The Cobert Report'

Bill Gates, Richard Branson and other top entrepreneurs showed Stephen Colbert and his viewers they knew how to take a joke.

5 Leadership Lessons: Richard Branson on Leadership

The Virgin Way by Richard Branson takes us over very familiar territory. But then maybe that’s the point. While there is not much that is new, Branson has taken sound principles and demonstrated that – in practice – they work. He quotes...Show More Summary

Potentially huge news – Branson’s Carbon War Room merging with Lovins’s Rocky Mountain Institute

Amory Lovins’s Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is merging with Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room. Unlike Lovins, who has been opposing nuclear energy since the early 1970s — an illogical position that is the primary source of my animosity...Show More Summary

Richard Branson's sci-fi schemes run into real-world problems

V irgin Group founder Richard Branson's science fiction-inspired business ventures are running into the harsh realities of a nonfiction world. The U.K.-based Telegraph reports this week that Virgin Oceanic — Branson's scheme to explore...Show More Summary

Bahamas Join Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room

The Commonwealth of the Bahamas has signed on to develop 20 MW of solar energy across the Family Islands as part of the Carbon War Room’s Ten Island Challenge, a project backed by Virgin Group founder, Sir Richard Branson. The announcement...Show More Summary

Even the Competition Is Looking Forward to Richard Branson's Virgin Cruises

Richard Branson's new venture, set to debut in 2019, is already carrying industry and regional hopes.

Virgin Is Cancelling Its Deep-Ocean Mission

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In addition to Richard Branson's lofty ambitions in space, the entrepeneur-explorer also has a project to send paying customers to the bottom of the ocean. Or, rather, had: it seems that very quietly, and with none of the fanfare surrounding the original launch, Virgin has shelved its current deep-sea project. Read more...

Sir Richard Branson Takes Virgin To The High Seas

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

With plans of taking rich tourists to the final frontier put on hold by a tragic crash, British businessman Sir Richard Branson is taking his business to one of the original frontiers - oceanic voyages. That's right, Virgin is about to get wet in the cruise business. Read more...

Take A Tour Of Billionaire Richard Branson's Ski Chalet, Which You Can Rent For $180,000 A Week

If you're looking to make a trip to the Swiss Alps this winter, consider a stay at Richard Branson's ski chalet. A property in the the Virgin Limited Edition collection, the Lodge is a nine-bedroom mansion that can be rented for between $88,000 and $180,000 a week, depending on the season. Show More Summary

Sir Richard Branson Is At It Again With Plans to Take Over the High Seas, Virgin-Style

It’s no secret that cruises tend to attract an older, more seasoned demographic of traveler. And while many cruisers are return voyagers, it’s a lot harder to attract new, first-time guests. Currently, the US is the world’s largest cr... via

Rent, Don't Buy: Of course Sir Richard Branson, billionaire...

Of course Sir Richard Branson, billionaire founder of the Virgin Group, would have an over-the-top "super chalet" in the Swiss Alps, and, as it happens, "The Lodge" is available for rent for between $88K and $180K a week. Outrageous perks...

The 15 Best Business Books Of 2014

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift or to catch up on your reading, there were plenty of blockbuster business books in 2014. We've collected our favorites of the year — from billionaire Richard Branson's leadership insights to media mogul Arianna Huffington's thoughts on success — which are guaranteed to not only educate but entertain. Show More Summary

Virgin Group wages trademark war against olive oil, tv show

Over the last four decades, Richard Branson has turned music retailer Virgin Records into a global conglomerate that includes Virgin airlines, Virgin Galactic, Virgin Mobile and dozens of enterprises under that brand. Now anyone else...Show More Summary Raises $25 Million From A-List Investment Round

Bill Gates, Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, Ashton Kutcher and others invest in online petition company Raises $25M From Big Names for ‘Social Change’ Petition App

Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Arianna Huffington are among the investors of the fundraising and petition service.

Richard Branson And Virgin Want To Take You On A Cruise

Seeks to be hip alternative to big-three cruise lines. Virgin Group, which has already put its unique spin on air travel and health clubs, wants to enter the cruise ship game. Richard Branson's Virgin Cruises will attempt to "shake up...Show More Summary

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