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He says it will be at least another 12 or 18 months before the Virgin Galactic venture can offer paid space travel to adventurers. The founder of the Virgin Group met with students on his first visit to Poland on Wednesday, where he came to launch Virgin Academy, which will help young people kick start their own businesses.
DETROIT-- Amphibious vehicles could soon be zooming out of James Bond's garage _ or pond _ and into yours. Michigan- based Gibbs Sports Amphibians Inc. hopes to sell the vehicle worldwide by 2014.. It's sort of magic, "the founder of Gibbs Sports Amphibians, Alan Gibbs, told The Associated Press in a recent interview.
TOKYO, Oct 12- Softbank Corp chief Masayoshi Son told reporters last week he decided to buy a smaller rival for $1.84 billion on an impulse- small change for someone who Forbes estimates lost $18 billion in the dotcom bust, but an unusual move in staid Japan.
The ratio of female board members has lagged, with less than 14 percent of these positions at the largest companies filled by women. We need government involvement, Richard Branson writes for Entrepreneur.
Sunday Times GERMAN THREAT TO BLOCK BAE DEAL Germany has threatened to scupper the 28 billion pound merger of BAE Systems and EADS unless the headquarters of the combined company is located in Munich.
Sir Richard Branson, founder & chairman of Virgin Group, offers insight on how Virgin Atlantic is re-designing its "upper class suite."
For an entrepreneur launching a start-up, it's easy to neglect your health and family. Writing for Entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson shares his tested strategies for staying successful and sane.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 2- Professional social network LinkedIn Corp will let its users "follow" and receive updates from people outside their personal contact list, a move that could entice users to spend more time on its website.
The serial entrepreneur offers advice on how to harness social media tools to better reach customers and the public, he tells Entrepreneur.
Maintaining a small venture's passion and attention to detail after a business becomes established is a challenge. Ideas from serial entrepreneur Richard Branson.
So, which billionaires own some of the world’s most expensive private islands? Click ahead to find out.
Sir Richard Branson has threatened to pull his Virgin Group out of bidding for any future U.K. rail contracts after losing the lucrative West Coast franchise to FirstGroup, the U.K.’s biggest bus and train operator by revenues, the FT reports.
Virgin America launched the only daily nonstop flight from San Francisco to Washington Reagan National Airport. And with some very recognizable help (sort of).
Virgin America recently launched an upgraded loyalty program. What new perks are in store for top frequent fliers?
Teamwork is as important in business as in sports. Take a cue from Richard Branson, who successfully translates athletic skills into business success.
When starting Student magazine and then Virgin Music, Richard Branson followed five simple guidelines that he still finds relevant and useful today.
With more than 600 private islands for sale around the world, prices have fallen by between 20 percent and 80 percent, creating a buyer's market for a private piece of paradise.
"Virgin Atlantic's got a number of new routes this year... you can't sit still, even in difficult times, it's important to continue to expand," Sir Richard Branson, president of Virgin Atlantic, told CNBC as his company launched a new route between London and Vancouver.
The founder of the airline that offers swanky new cabins and onboard bars for its first class passengers just got a little cooler — literally. Virgin Atlantic introduced specialty ice cubes shaped like Sir Richard Branson on select flights. But is it funny or creepy?
Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder & chairman, offers insight on his book, "Screw Business as Usual," with CNBC's "Squawk Box" team.
An Oregon winery is taking a unique approach to packaging and selling wine: pinot noir in more humble, aluminium cans.
Burning Man is no longer a niche event, and a growing number of businesses are booming because of it.
Profit margins on pre-owned vehicles jumped 13 percent from last year and have become far more profitable for dealers, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.