Solar-powered phone chargers for the developing world, 3D-printed satellites and bespoke shoes for the masses have won the backing of Sir Richard Branson.
In a frank admission about commercial flight safety beyond Earth, the man behind Virgin's flights into space admits there is no margin for error.
The startup still hasn't revealed how it's product will work, but it scores a personal investment from the successful entrepreneur and founder of Virgin Group.
And that's twice as many followers as the first runner-up among LinkedIn Influencers, U.S. President Barack Obama.
The efforts of James Cameron, the first person to make a solo dive to the ocean's deepest spot, and those by Richard Branson are finally putting ocean exploration in the public eye.
San Francisco-based Square has a new investor who is anything but.
Billionaire Virgin impresario wants to pick up where the late Steve Fossett left off and send a deep-sea submersible with a single driver to bottom of Mariana Trench.
The Virgin Group billionaire talked to CNET in-flight about why he doesn't see Elon Musk's SpaceX as a competitor and what he thinks BP should do next.
The fight against rising levels of CO2 demands a "carbon war room," Branson tells an SAP Sapphire audience. It also demands action by the carbon-spewing IT sector.
Not content with conquering the heavens with commercial spaceflight outfit Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson is taking on the deep, diving into a new venture: Virgin Oceanic.