Princess Jasmine fell for Aladdin, even after his Prince Ali façade failed. Lady Sybil Crawley married the family chauffeur Tom Branson, despite his socialist views and Irish, working-class origins. Richard Gere scaled a fire escape to retrieve his “Pretty Woman.” Typically, sociologists say, marrying across class differences happens much less frequently in real life […]
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Richard Branson knows how to make a first impression. The first thing I saw when I arrived at Virgin's debut hotel was a statuesque blonde in a bright-red trench coat stepping out of a matching-hued Tesla, with a photographer documenting the whole or...
Three startup founders just got a bump from Richard Branson and angel investor Bill Tai. The startups got to travel to Necker Island, Branson's 74-acre Caribbean retreat, as finalists in the Extreme Tech Challenge, a startup competition led by MaiTai Global. Show More Summary
Richard Branson's not just into space tourism -- there's also LauncherOne, which delivers satellites into orbit after being dropped from a "mothership" aircraft. Virgin Galactic says that the rocket will be built a mere 30 minutes from Los Angeles at...
Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is opening a facility in Long Beach to build and design the company’s new satellite-launching space vehicle.
You’re looking at the Super Drone backed by none other than Richard Branson. It’s called the IRIS+ and is a serious drone meant for the serious enthusiast. Capable of payloads The post Deal Of The Day: $25 Off On 3DRobotics IRIS+ Super Drone appeared first on OhGizmo!.
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Branson is the billionaire chair of the Virgin Group and has overseen approximately 500 companies, with his brand currently on somewhere between 200 and 300 of them.
CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies including Virgin founder Richard Branson and Unilever chief Paul Polman have called on world leaders to commit to a global goal of net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions by 2050 at the climate talks in Paris this December — and urged business leaders to match this by committing to long-term targets. […]
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The billionaire opens up about venturing into the hospitality industry and the one thing business travelers can't get from Airbnb.
Last month we introduced you to Virgin Chicago, the first of Sir Richard Branson’s new properties under his Virgin Ho... via JustLuxe.com
Branson dishes on Virgin's design philosophy, $12 bottles of water, and why catering hotels to women isn't as silly as it sounds. For the launch of the first Virgin Hotel that just opened in Chicago, I sat down with jetsetting billionaire...Show More Summary
It may sound like a fairytale, but some #VirginRumors really do come true. Just ask @losco, our Grand Prize winner. pic.twitter.com/eKLHu6mw8G — Virgin Hotels (@virginhotels) February 2, 2015 Back in August, the yet-to-open Virgin Hotels began encouraging people to spread rumors about the hotel on social media. Show More Summary
Richard Branson shares lessons on delegating, branding, and bold thinking.
It's been a long time in the making, but the world's first Virgin Hotel is now open in downtown Chicago. Located just steps away from the Magnificent Mile, Sir Richard Branson and crew have spent the last two years...
P2P money transfer startup TransferWise Ltd has raised $58 million Series C in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz that included previous investors Sir Richard Branson, Valar Ventures, Index Ventures, IA Ventures, and Seedcamp. Founded in 2011 by two former Skype employees … Continue reading ?