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Richard Branson on Starting Up Despite the Red Tape
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Starting Up Despite the Red Tape

The biggest way to fight bad regulations is to maintain your company's spirit of curiosity.
Richard Branson
BitPay Raises Record $30 Million in Series A Funding, Biggest in Bitcoin Industry Yet
Bitcoin

BitPay Raises Record $30 Million in Series A Funding, Biggest in Bitcoin Industry Yet

The Atlanta Bitcoin payments pioneer closes a record-breaking funding round from billionaire Richard Branson, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, PayPal's Peter Thiel, Index Ventures and other all-star investors.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Crazy Things You Can Buy With Bitcoin (Paradise Included)
Technology

6 Crazy Things You Can Buy With Bitcoin (Paradise Included)

Mammoth tusks, fake IDs and a ride to outer space. These are just a few of the outrageous things you can with bitcoins – if you are lucky enough to own some.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad

On trips abroad, the local customs, dress code and etiquette are often very different.
Richard Branson
The One Thing Richard Branson Surprisingly Can't Travel Without
Richard Branson

The One Thing Richard Branson Surprisingly Can't Travel Without

When on the road, the celebrated, billionaire entrepreneur always takes this one item with him. Guess what it is?
Jason Fell
NY to Tokyo in an Hour? Richard Branson Says It Can Be Done.
Business Travel

NY to Tokyo in an Hour? Richard Branson Says It Can Be Done.

The Virgin Group Founder says he's hoping to bring back supersonic commercial air travel.
Matthew J. Belvedere
Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath

Before you take on a giant corporation, make sure you know exactly what you're up against.
Richard Branson
The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)
Technology

The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)

Tomorrow's credit cards will be replete with high-tech security features like fingerprint unlock, voice control and invisibility, according to this infographic by Richard Branson's Virgin Money.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Richard Branson on Developing a Vision for Your Company
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Developing a Vision for Your Company

While your goals may change, a key element should connect all your enterprises.
Richard Branson
Outer Space: Bitcoin's Final Frontier?
Technology

Outer Space: Bitcoin's Final Frontier?

Bitcoin core developer Jeff Garzik is taking steps to set up a satellite system that would beam Bitcoin's block chain public ledger down to earth.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?
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Branson's Latest Bet: Will 2014 Be the Year of Virgin Hotels?

The billionaire has announced plans for a 240-room hotel in trendy Nashville, Tenn., following additional slated properties in Chicago and New York.
Geoff Weiss
Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Seeking Out Opportunity

Becoming an entrepreneur is a process.
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Richard Branson on Constructing the Perfect Pitch
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Constructing the Perfect Pitch

Speak with feeling rather than figures.
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Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off
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Richard Branson on Why Making Employees Happy Pays Off

The serial entrepreneur shares how you can increase productivity by boosting employee satisfaction.
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