Over four billion people don’t have Internet access. That’s more than half the population of Earth. How do we fix that? The answer lies over our head. Two billionaires are in a battle to create a network of tiny satellites that can bring cheap Internet access to the masses. Show More Summary
After last year's fatal crash, Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic will now test its new SpaceShipTwo rocket without its longtime aerospace partner that designed and built the first plane.
The first hotel by Richard Branson's Virgin Group is officially open for business in Chicago. It's the first in what the company plans to be a chain of hotels, with a second expected to open in Nashville in the summer of 2016 and a third in New York City by the fall of 2017. Show More Summary
WHAT makes a hotel "female-friendly"? Richard Branson (pictured), a billionaire mogul who is no stranger to giving women the odd pick-me-up, claims to know. His boutique Virgin Hotels chain—the first one opened in Chicago last week—is, he says, designed with female business travellers in mind. Show More Summary
Flashy business tycoon Sir Richard Branson has opened the doors to his first Virgin Hotels property in Chicago.
Larry Ellison, Oracle co-founder, is the latest businessman with deep pockets to join the likes of Sam Simon and Richard Branson in donating a ton of funds towards helping animals. Read More The post Larry Ellison Funds Endangered Wildlife Sanctuary in CA appeared first on Ecorazzi.
The two moguls are backing competing networks to bring Internet to the underserved.
Two space entrepreneurs — Elon Musk and Richard Branson — are adding satellites to their cosmic ambitions.
Remember doomed satellite internet provider Iridium? We're not sure Richard Branson does, as he and mobile chip giant Qualcomm are determined to help launch another internet satellite venture anyway. In his usual low-key style, Sir Branson declared t...
Billionaire Sir Richard Branson thinks telemedicine could be huge. Here's why.
Fatal crash made billionaire founder question whether it's "really worth it"
It's double trouble for British billionaire Sir Richard Branson — who is now a grandfather to twins.
The Virgin founder says Apple's CEO was one of his biggest influences in 2014.
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
The famed entrepreneur reflects on the Virgin Group's performance this year.
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
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
Bill Gates, Richard Branson and other top entrepreneurs showed Stephen Colbert and his viewers they knew how to take a joke.
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
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