The Virgin Group founder invests in the crowdfunding startup. "I certainly would have tried" Indiegogo, he tells CNET.
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.
Virgin Group CEO Richard Branson says businesses need to take the lead on global warming and replacing fossil fuels to avoid to "the mother of all recessions."
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.