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Business Report - prolific entrepreneurs series (2 of 4): The Rise of... Virgin Group

Sir Richard Branson, is a british-born billionnaire and serial entrepreneur of that huge global brand Virgin Group. He started his enterprising career from humble beginnings, as a dyslexic young boy who had problems learning at the same level as his contemporaries – in the boarding school he was sent to, by his parents. 131 more words

Richard Branson, billionaire Obama pal, accused of sexual assault

The Weinstein Effect continues.

Now it’s Richard Branson, 67, the English billionaire founder of the Virgin Group of more than 400 companies, including Virgin Atlantic airline. 592 more words

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Richard Branson's Bank to List on London Stock Exchange to Tune of £20bn

Virgin Money is poised for floatation as early as October

Virgin Money, the banking arm of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, could be floated on the London Stock Exchange as early as October. 377 more words

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Virgin Hyperloop One lines up two preliminary studies in India

Hyperloop One, which is now Virgin Hyperloop One thanks to strong backing from billionaire Richard Branson, has signed a couple of new memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Indian government agencies to conduct preliminary studies into hyperloop route construction feasibility. 222 more words

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Virgin creates VOX Space for its government-related launches

The universe can welcome yet another entrant into the space race, and yet another company into Richard Branson’s portfolio.

TechCrunch has learned that Branson’s Virgin Orbit… 852 more words

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Richard Branson is serious about making the hyperloop a reality

Richard Branson is impatient to transport people “at airline speeds on the ground.”

The business magnate and founder of Virgin Group announced Oct. 12 that his conglomerate had made a significant investment in the leading hyperloop startup, Hyperloop One, which will henceforth be known as Virgin Hyperloop One. 297 more words

Hurricane Irma Ravages Richard Branson's Caribbean Island

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (CBS SF) – After assessing the damage brought on by Hurricane Irma on his private island, Richard Branson wrote on a Virgin.com blog post that he plans to help put together relief efforts for those affected by the devastation. 353 more words

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