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Virgin Money lists on the LSE

The market value of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Money banking business was estimated at 1.2 billion pounds (R22.4 billion) after its shares were listed in London. ||| London - The market value of Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Money banking...Show More Summary

Report: Robert Plant Rips Up Richard Branson's $800 Million Proposal for Led Zeppelin Reunion

Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant reportedly ripped up an $800 million contract offer from Sir Richard Branson to reunite the legendary rock group for a new concert tour. According to Britain's Daily Mirror, Virgin CEO Richard Branson offered the group $800 million to perform a series of 35 concerts in Berlin, London, and New Jersey. Show More Summary

Sir Richard Branson calls for Bitcoin regulation and taxation

Sir Richard Branson, head honcho of Virgin Group, might be under fire for the Virgin SpaceShipTwo accident last Friday, but that hasn’t stopped him from pursuing other interests. Branson’s Virgin SpaceShipTwo aircraft broke apart just seconds after its rocket engine … Continue reading ?

Virgin Galactic crash: Is space tourism worth the risk?

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

To the editor: In assessing the damage caused by the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, Richard Branson quoted another famous British citizen, Sir Isaac Newton, saying that his team is "standing on the shoulders of giants." ("Virgin Galactic fatal crash sends tremors through commercial...

Branson on Virgin Galactic crash, hopes for the future

3 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Founder Sir Richard Branson says while deadly accident a "real blow" to team, company is still optimistic about mission

Sadly, Sir Richard’s an Exemplar of Crisis PR

Summary: Sir Richard Branson has much grander aims, but it’s fitting to note that he’s been acting as a model of crisis communication in the test-flight crash of his rocket, SpaceShipTwo. “What you do and say in the...Show More Summary

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 2 Nov 2014

DID VIRGIN GALACTIC IGNORE WARNINGS? Sir Richard Branson's space tourism company has been accused of ignoring a series of warnings that its $500m rocket was unsafe for flight. The Sunday Telegraph says senior aerospace engineers repeatedly voiced fears over the design of the Virgin Galactic craft. Show More Summary

Virgin Galactic: Flight Path to Disaster

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Sir Richard Branson’s a consummate salesman, but his rhetoric and hopes got ahead of his company’s engineers.

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 1 Nov 2014

BRANSON CONTINUES SPACE VENTURE Sir Richard Branson is vowing to continue his space tourism project despite one of his spacecraft exploding in fireball during a test flight, killing one pilot and seriously injuring another. Branson said he was "shocked and saddened" but insisted he would "persevere" with space travel. Show More Summary

Sir Richard Branson Will not be Making you Tacos [Thank God]

So much for the VTG (Virgin Taco Gate). Virgin, Virgin Mobile and Sir Richard Branson himself vehemently — and hilariously– have denied any involvement with the upcoming taco chain known as Virgin Tacos. Virgin Mobile Mexico’s press release was actually funny … Continue reading ?

4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate

Maverick candidates are like Sir Richard Branson and Steve Jobs. How do you spot a maverick and is it a good idea to have one on your team? The post 4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate appeared first on CAREEREALISM.

Little Red's big problem

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Gulliver

WHEN Virgin Atlantic Airways announced the launch of its domestic British feeder airline, Little Red, in late 2012, Gulliver was among the rabble of aviation hacks scratching his head and wondering what on earth Sir Richard Branson, the airline’s founder, was up to. Show More Summary

Richard Branson Is So Rich He Doesn't Realize How Stupid He Looks Here

2 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

Sir Richard Branson (net worth: $4.6 billion) just tweeted out this photo of himself and Lucas Duplan , whose hilariously disastrous app he invested in last year. The caption is "this is why I invest in startups." Let's think about this. Read more...

Sir Richard Branson Named Mentor in Shopify's Entrepreneurship Competition

Sir Richard Branson is opening up his private island to five intrepid entrepreneurs as part of the Build A Business Competition. The annual competition is hosted by Shopify, a commerce company based in Ottawa, Canada. Five winners will...Show More Summary

Is Richard Branson Claiming He, Not Steve Jobs, Invented iPod And iTunes?

Sir Richard Branson, not Steve Jobs invented Apple iTunes and the iPod, this according to the Virgin boss. It sounds like a far-fetched idea, one that, if true, would rewrite history as it’s been recorded and delivered in the oral tradition of technology revolutions. Show More Summary

Ridesharing Service SideCar Raises Another $15 Million, Adds Sir Richard Branson As Investor

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

San Francisco-headquartered ridesharing startup SideCar, which competes with on-demand car services like Uber and Lyft, announced this morning it has raised an additional $15 million in funding. The new round comes from existing investors...Show More Summary

Do You Like Your Company's Emotion Statement?

Decision-making is colored by emotion. Some, like Sir Richard Branson, admit to this openly when they say, "I rely far more on gut instinct than researching huge amounts of statistics." Others claim great pride in quantitative assessments...Show More Summary

Virgin Money Eyes 2 Billion Pound Stock Market Listing: Sky News

(Reuters) - Virgin Money [NRTRK.UL], the British financial services company partly owned by Sir Richard Branson, is in talks over a possible 2 billion pound ($3.32 billion) stock market listing as early as next month, Sky News reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter. Show More Summary

Richard Branson: ‘It’s Time to Look After the Ocean’

Sir Richard Branson has a wake up call to the world warning that the ocean needs to be better cared for before it’s too late. Read More The post Richard Branson: ‘It’s Time to Look After the Ocean’ appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Doctor On Demand Raises $21M Series A And Adds Comcast As A Customer

4 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Doctor on Demand, the service that lets you video connect with a U.S. physician on Android and iOS for $40, closed a $21 million Series A round led by Venrock, Shasta Ventures and angel investor Sir Richard Branson. With the announcement, Doctor on Demand is available as a web-based app on desktops computers. Read More

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