The CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, may have initially proposed the idea of the Hyperloop, but the legendary entrepreneur only began work on his own Hyperloop system recently after offering the idea to the world a four years ago as an open-source project of sorts. In the meantime, a company by the name of Hyperloop One has worked most...
British multinational Virgin Group has made a significant investment in Hyperloop One with the aim of forming a global partnership to further the development of the full-scale Hyperloop system.
A Hyperloop project just got a huge boost from none other than business magnate Richard Branson. Hyperloop One will rebrand as Virgin Hyperloop One, as the Virgin Group invests in the high-speed transportation effort. The investment follows a July full-scale test, which co-founder Shervin Pishevar described as their Kitty Hawk moment.[...]
(Reuters) — British billionaire Richard Branson on Thursday placed another bet on the future with an investment in Hyperloop One, which is developing super high-speed transportation systems. Hyperloop One said Branson’s Virgin Group would take the company global and rebrand itself as Virgin Hyperloop One in the near future. Branson has joined the board of […]
Thanks to Sir Richard Branson, Hyperloop One is now Virgin Hyperloop One. The rebranding was announced by the Virgin Group founder and CEO on his blog, in which he said that the change follows an undisclosed, but substantial investment...Show More Summary
High-speed transportation company Hyperloop One, which landed $US85 million in additional funding last month, revealed today that it has gained a new board member in business magnate Richard Branson, whose Virgin group was secretly responsible for an unnamed portion of that funding. The company will rebrand as Virgin Hyperloop One. More »
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Richard Branson and Virgin Group have invested in Hyperloop One. Branson expects to have a system completed in less than 5 years. Virgin Group Buys Stake In Hyperloop One was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
We're not going to be talking about "Hyperloop One" anymore because the company has a new name. It's now "Virgin Hyperloop One" following an investment by Richard Branson's Virgin Group. The post Hyperloop One Gets ‘Virgin’ Name Following Branson Investment appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop One melds train tech startup with his own brand.
Hyperloop One was already the coolest thing in tech, based on technology born from the brain of Elon Musk, now it’s got nobility on the team. The company today announced Sir Richard Branson and his company Virgin were investing in Hyperloop One, where he’s obtained a seat on the board. Show More Summary
Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has invested in Hyperloop One, a Los Angeles company that is developing a super-fast transport system and soon will change its name to Virgin Hyperloop One, the companies said Thursday. Branson, the billionaire whose other holdings include Virgin Atlantic Airways...
Virgin Group’s Richard Branson has invested an undisclosed sum into Hyperloop One, which raised $85 million in new funding from various sources. Now, Hypleroop One is re-branding itself as Virgin Hyperloop One, and Branson is joining the board, making the announcement on CNBC on Thursday morning. Show More Summary
Hyperloop One just struck a major deal with Richard Branson's Virgin Group. Virgin Group announced Thursday that it has invested in Hyperloop One, a startup that's working on constructing the high-speed transit system Elon Musk first outlined in a white paper in 2013. Show More Summary
Virgin Group will rebrand the company as Virgin Hyperloop One.
Richard Branson is betting on the Hyperloop. Branson's Virgin Group has invested in Hyperloop One, the company that is attempting to build the ultra-fast transportation system championed by Elon Musk. And it's not just an investment. Show More Summary
Elon Musk will announce the details of his much speculated-over "Hyperloop" on Monday, but today he let slip one more detail about his plans in a Google Hangout with Virgin founder Richard Branson. Despite much speculation to the contrary, the Hyperloop, which would let people travel at 700 miles per hour and move between San Francisco and Los Angeles in...