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Richard Branson was a human bowling ball at the Chicago Bulls game

Sir Richard Branson took his sense of adventure to the Chicago Bulls season finale on Wednesday night where he transformed himself into a (...)

Green outrage: You own an airline, you mad c

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Has anyone else noticed a growing tendency, for greens to criticise the high carbon flaws of their leading lights? The latest focus of this green backlash is Sir Richard Branson. Branson, who owns Virgin Airlines, regularly self promotes his personal green credentials, with grand public gestures aimed at raising environmental…

Branson, Missouri, Reacts to Billionaire Branson’s Prank

Sir Richard Branson’s very, very distant American cousin wasn’t clued into his latest April Fools’ hoax. The high-profile Forbes billionaire, Virgin founder, British knight and author of the best-seller Losing My Virginity is also known for his elaborate April 1 pranks. Show More Summary

Branson’s Virgin May Soon Rival Musk’s Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and its one-man publicity machine boss Elon Musk may just get a new rival soon in the form of the Virgin Group and its one-man publicity machine boss Sir Richard Branson. In a report, Bloomberg notes that Branson, the “publicity-loving billionaire who loves fast things,” just left the door wide open […]

Richard Branson Hints At A Tesla Competitor From Virgin

Sir Richard Branson’s numerous companies build and sell everything from rockets to cell phones. And now the billionaire founder of Virgin Group has indicated his sights might be set on chasing Elon Musk on the ground as he already does in space. Branson recently spoke to Bloomberg where he said his racing company has “teams of people working on electric cars,” adding,… Read More

5 Inspiring Tweets From Richard Branson

Fellow entrepreneurs and big thinkers, take note: Sir Branson dispenses a whole lot of entrepreneurial wisdom from his Twitter account.

Kayaks and Sailboats in Anegada, British Virgin Islands

In the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Anegada is the outlier. It is the only island made of coral and limestone, which makes for an interesting climate within. The island is flat and a haven for kitesurfers (think Sir Richard Branson), as well as a great place for fresh lobster. Show More Summary

The Hiring Guru: Tonye Cole's Africa Business Plan

I believe this is only my third published conversation with a billionaire, though I've met several, others along with Sir Richard Branson, Mr. Robert Duggan and Mr. Steve Forbes who actually documents the list of his highly successful peers! I have a thirst for knowledge, especially in the area of human capital. Show More Summary

Great Shark Race: Sir Richard Branson Joins The Race

Sir Richard Branson has thrown his support behind the Great Shark Race, joining the competition and calling on other individuals and businesses to get involved and sponsor the unique conservation effort. The Great Shark Race is the brainchild of Dr. Show More Summary

Leading the Richard Branson Way

Four Tips to be Learned from Sir Richard on Building Trust and Improving Direction-Setting

First Look: Nashville Gets Sexier With Second Virgin Hotel Planned for Music Row

Last month we introduced you to Virgin Chicago, the first of Sir Richard Branson’s new properties under his Virgin Ho... via

Chicago: Watch Sir Richard Branson Read 'Where The Wild Things Are' to Lucky Guests at The Virgin Chicago

2 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

It may sound like a fairytale, but some #VirginRumors really do come true. Just ask @losco, our Grand Prize winner. — 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

Curbed Inside: Inside the Swanky Virgin Hotel Now Open in Downtown Chicago

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 startup TransferWise takes $58 million Series C

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 ?

Virgin Hotels opens inaugural property in Chicago

Flashy business tycoon Sir Richard Branson has opened the doors to his first Virgin Hotels property in Chicago.

Virgin wants to launch 'world's largest' array of internet satellites

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...

Branson’s Carbon War Room Merges with Think Tank

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

Potentially huge news – Branson’s Carbon War Room merging with Lovins’s Rocky Mountain Institute

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

Bahamas Join Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room

The Commonwealth of the Bahamas has signed on to develop 20 MW of solar energy across the Family Islands as part of the Carbon War Room’s Ten Island Challenge, a project backed by Virgin Group founder, Sir Richard Branson. The announcement...Show More Summary

Sir Richard Branson Takes Virgin To The High Seas

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

With plans of taking rich tourists to the final frontier put on hold by a tragic crash, British businessman Sir Richard Branson is taking his business to one of the original frontiers - oceanic voyages. That's right, Virgin is about to get wet in the cruise business. Read more...

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