Investors include Google board member Ram Shriram, Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson, HP CEO Meg Whitman, Wordpress founder Matt Mullenweg, and author Tim Ferriss. Garrett Camp, the cofounder of Uber and StumbleUpon, has raised $50 million from investors to fund the design and development of new companies. Show More Summary
LinkedIn has opened up its publisher platform to its users. And you should be very excited as a marketer. A platform that's been graced so far only with people with the pedigree of Sir Richard Branson, Ariana Huffington and Conan O'Brien, us mere mortals have only been subjected to the torture of the massive reach, viewership and engagement. read more
Originally published on 1Sun4All. You may know of Sir Richard Branson — he’s the founder and chairman of Virgin Group, a British business tycoon, and a renowned entrepreneur. He has engaged in many aviation adventures, which include his hot air balloon ”Virgin Atlantic Flyer” crossing the Atlantic in 1987. Show More Summary
Opinion The Qantas-Virgin brawl over Government support for the poorly managed Qantas group could go ‘nuclear’ so easily. In his full page ad campaign against any deal Sir Richard Branson didn’t mention debt refinancing, almost certainly because he would see it as something wicked best left unsaid. While the proposed debt guarantee, ultimately underwritten by [...]
NRG Energy and Virgin Limited Edition recently announced the entry into a Diesel Reduction Agreement for the provision of renewable power to Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island. Pursuant to the agreement, NRG will develop a renewables-driven microgrid for the entire island, supplying at least 75% of the island’s power via an integrated array of solar, Continue reading ?
London-based Blaze has officially launched it's innovative front bike light with a laser projection, and starts shipping worldwide at the end of this month. The Laserlight is the first of its kind in the world, and was a finalist at the TechCrunch Hardware Battlefield at CES earlier this year. Show More Summary
Sir Richard Branson is the founder of the Virgin Group and a member of the B Team. For more information: visit www.virgin.com - www.virginunite.org - www.b-team.org. LONDON -- Ever since I took my first steps as an entrepreneur more than four decades ago, I have been motivated by the question of what business can do to make people's lives better. Show More Summary
Watch Sir Richard Branson, one of the most popular and active entrepreneurs and billionaires in the world, talk about the one deal that opened the doors to fame and fortune, and the business strategies that got him there. Please enable...Show More Summary
TECH NEWS - For some, accepting a virtual unregulated currency as payment may seem like a leap into the unknown. Sir Richard Branson and Overstock.com made that jump. For Branson, it was one more way to be forward- thinking, and Overstock’s boss believes it can boost the company’s bottom line. Now, a Jamaican medical imaging […]
Last year, Sir Richard Branson promised Virgin Galactic's first commercial mission would rip through the atmosphere in 2014. That goal has edged ever closer with SpaceShipTwo's latest trip beyond the sound barrier, where it shot past previous records...
There are many things we want to know about the Virgin Hotel Chicago, set to open this summer as the first-ever Virgin Hotel from Sir Richard Branson's Virgin empire. For starters, we really want to know what the guest rooms are going to look like. Show More Summary
Sir Richard Branson has written a post on the Virgin website urging companies worldwide to stop doing business with Uganda because of its anti-homosexuality law and points out other countries where such laws exist. Writes Branson: Ugandan MPs have passed...
Sandy put in her long hours as a cashier at the local Speedway. After three years, she decided to open her own chalk-lettering business. She wanted to make money doing something she loved — just like she’d heard about online and on television. Show More Summary
Sir Richard Branson, Alexa von Tobel, Marc Ecko, Barbara Corcoran--and more reveal the best advice for running a business. Looking for some inspiration to motivate you in 2014? Look no further than some of the phenominal speakers Inc. Show More Summary
Virgin accepted its first bitcoin payment from a flight attendant in Hawaii on Nov. 22, according to Sir Richard Branson
In 1966, a dyslexic 16-year-old boy dropped out of school. With the help of a friend, he founded a magazine for students and made money by selling advertisements to local businesses. With only a little bit of money to get started, he...Show More Summary
Not knowing what the heck he was doing ended up being Sir Richard Branson’s secret to riches and fame.
Good news, future space travelers. Now, you can pay for your flight to outer space with money from cyberspace. Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson announced Friday the company will accept bitcoins as an alternative to traditional currency—adding he has already had one customer use it to pay. Branson...
Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson announced on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Friday that his commercial space flight venture will accept bitcoin as payment. He called it "a new exciting currency."Virgin Galactic accepted its first purchase with bitcoin from a flight attendant in Hawaii. Show More Summary
Stop wasting your bitcoin on hitmen and fly to space instead. Sir Richard Branson announced Friday customers can now pay for Virgin Galactic spaceflights in bitcoin.