In October of 2013, I had the unique privilege of encountering Arianna Huffington in Johannesburg, South Africa. She was there along with other giants including Sir Richard Branson and Paul Pohlman, The CEO of Unilever. It was a life-changing experience and today I'm a proud, Featured Contributor to the Huffington Post. Show More Summary
Sage is hosting a star-studded event in Chicago coming up. If you can't make it there, the summertime small business events schedule is loaded with events and there's surely one near you.
It started as a side hustle in the Scottish Highlands. Then, Sir Branson came along.
In this episode of the Unchained podcast, legendary VC Bill Tai reveals how the Bitcoin mining ASIC chip was designed by people with no training and what blockchain organization was founded in Sir Richard Branson's hot tub on Necker Island.
Sir Richard Branson is calling on the UK government to take a "second look" at the EU referendum because, among other reasons, the results were too close to call. Writing in a blog post on the Virgin website, Branson said the UK's parliament...Show More Summary
Billionaire businessman and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson says a Brexit would be devastating for UK prosperity. ||| London - Sir Richard Branson has warned that Brexit would be “devastating” for the long-term prosperity of the UK. Show More Summary
A small, eclectic mix of blockchain experts sparred and occasionally agreed over ways to help further adoption of a technology they believe will transform the world.
Sir Richard Branson visited Australia. He tours the airlines that carry the Virgin name, shows up for inaugural flights, and for important announcements. Of course the parent of Hainan Airlines just took a significant stake in Virgin...Show More Summary
Sometimes, life gives you lemons. And then sometimes, it gives you Sir Richard Branson dressed as a mermaid, gazing happily at the camera as if to say, “My lifelong dream was not, in fact, to become an obscenely wealthy entrepreneur, but rather to bask in shallow waters with my fellow merpeople.” Read more...
A diverse group of blockchain entrepreneurs and thinkers assemble on a private Caribbean island to dream up applications for this technology -- and a new Forbes podcast gives us a sneak peek.
The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership It's a book I recently read. In the book, Sir Richard Branson devotes quite a few pages to the art of public speaking. And I must say. I took quite a few public speaking courses in college. Show More Summary
I recently watched a documentary about Sir Richard Branson and how he built his Virgin empire. His life continues to be both a source of inspiration and motivation. Often when people think about the Bransons' and Oprahs' of this world...Show More Summary
When you think of Sir Richard Branson, the world-renowned business magnate, and adventurer, it's not likely that you think of a frightened man.
An international team headlined by Richard Branson is trying to roll back the global war on drugs. And it’s getting started on the American front.
In a recent installment we discussed how Sir Richard Branson and the folks from MaiTai established the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC). MaiTai has shown a level of investment success that appears to be sustainable, and I will explore the strategy they use to propel success for themselves and entrepreneurs. It is [...]
In an exclusive interview with Condé Nast Traveler, Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson said he will not allow the Virgin America brand to fade into aviation history.
DENVER, CO - MARCH 15: CEO of the Virgin group Sir Richard Branson attends Virgin America's Denver service Launch on March 15, 2016 in Denver, CO. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Almost every employee or team member can remember that one special boss in their career who was the role model [...]
Sir Richard Branson has come a long way from earning his first significant dollars (or pounds) by helping coordinate the music used in The Exorcist…his first success upon founding Virgin Records was seeing Mike Oldfield’s “Tubular Bells” explode off the turntable and into the public’s consciousness. Over the ensuing decades [...]
Smart doorbell startup Ring has raised a further $61.2 million in a series C round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, with participation from existing investor Sir Richard Branson. VentureBeat first discovered Ring back in 2013 when the startup was known as Doorbot — which was basically a doorbell equipped with a Wi-Fi-connected camera. […]
In the latest chapter of Virgin Galactic's space tourism story, Sir Richard Branson yesterday unveiled the company's newest version of SpaceShipTwo, called “Unity.” The craft is the result of a valiant effort by staffers to replace SS2 "Enterprise," which, after 55 test flights - four of them rocket-powered - broke [...]