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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 March 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 February 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 September 26, 2013

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Sidecar raises $15M as Uber, Lyft duke it out

Looking to expand to more US cities and focus on its carpool feature, the peer-to-peer car service gets a wad of dough from several investors, including Virgin's Sir Richard Branson.

By September 15, 2014

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Comcast only 6th worst in customer service, survey says

After a difficult week for its customer service, Comcast might take comfort. On the other hand, number 1 in this Ranker survey is Comcast's new best friend, Time Warner Cable.

By July 17, 2014

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Google reportedly in talks for stake in Virgin Galactic

Days after announcing it agreed to buy a satellite startup, Google appears to be making another bet on space.

By June 12, 2014

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Bitcoin processor Bitpay scores $30 million in funding

An investor group that includes Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang is betting that Bitcoin has a bright future despite recent setbacks.

By May 13, 2014

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At Spaceport America, Jetsons dreams get ready to fly

Rocket nuts have been waiting for years for the era of space tourism to begin. Here's where it might just get off the ground.

By May 17, 2014

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Underwater aviation, flying to the 'edge of darkness'

For CNET's Dan Terdiman, it's a dream come true: "flying" underwater in the $1.7 million DeepFlight SuperFalcon.

By May 10, 2014