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Richard Branson: I would have started my businesses with Indiegogo (Q&A)

The Virgin Group founder invests in the crowdfunding startup. "I certainly would have tried" Indiegogo, he tells CNET.

By May. 22, 2014

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Phone chargers for Africa and 3D-printing in space win Branson backing

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.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Branson on Galactic: We can't afford to kill Tom Hanks or Angelina Jolie

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.

By Feb. 23, 2014

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Richard Branson invests in Clinkle's mystery payments product

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.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Richard Branson on LinkedIn: First to 1M followers

And that's twice as many followers as the first runner-up among LinkedIn Influencers, U.S. President Barack Obama.

By Nov. 30, 2012

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Cameron and Branson race to bring urgent attention to oceans

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.

By Mar. 26, 2012

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Branson invests in mobile-payment startup Square

San Francisco-based Square has a new investor who is anything but.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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With Virgin Oceanic, Branson plans to get deep

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.

By Apr. 5, 2011

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Branson's Carbon War Room takes aim at profits

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."

By Apr. 5, 2011

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Virgin Oceanic sees Richard Branson sink to new depths

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.

By Apr. 6, 2011