Richard Branson


Young Aussie entrepreneur wins nod of approval from Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak for airport meet-up app

8:09PM | Friday, 1 August 2014 |  A young Australian entrepreneur is looking to revolutionise the airport experience with a social media app that has caught the eye of Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak.

Going plane crazy

6:28AM | Monday, 2 June 2014 |  Old Taskmaster explains a crucial difference between high-flying ideals and being on the right track.

Oi, Richard Branson! Start-up launches video campaign to get entrepreneurial superstar’s attention

7:02PM | Tuesday, 9 July 2013 |  A Croatian start-up has embarked on an ambitious video campaign to attract Richard Branson’s attention, in a bid to get their hero to meet with them for advice, and possibly invest.

THE NEWS WRAP: Branson’s Virgin Group looking at expanding into healthcare, fitness

5:16AM | Monday, 20 May 2013 |  Virgin Group global chief executive Josh Bayliss has revealed the Richard Branson-controlled conglomerate is looking at making major investments in the healthcare and fitness markets.

22-year-old Canberra entrepreneur wins Richard Branson Q&A spot

5:03PM | Friday, 3 May 2013 |  A 22-year-old entrepreneur will sit alongside Sir Richard Branson at a major University of Queensland Business School event next week, after winning a competition on LinkedIn.

Outgrowing your co-working space

3:20AM | Wednesday, 27 March 2013 |  Co-working spaces can provide a range of benefits to a growing business, including opportunities for collaboration. But what happens when you outgrow your working space?

One Aussie entrepreneur to meet Richard Branson via LinkedIn comp

3:35PM | Thursday, 14 March 2013 |  Australian entrepreneurs are being encouraged to write a 25-word submission for the chance to sit on a panel with Sir Richard Branson at a University of Queensland Business School event.

NY coding start-up partners with Melbourne college

11:11PM | Monday, 12 November 2012 |  Richard Branson-backed start-up Codecademy has partnered with an elite college in Melbourne’s east thanks to Australian Rhodes Scholar Leng Lee, the start-up’s first employee.

September's top business books

9:36PM | Friday, 21 September 2012 |  Richard Branson is far from a traditional businessperson, which is why his Virgin empire makes such an interesting business case study. BY ALAN HARGREAVES.

Square valued at $3.25 billion following $200 million funding round

9:07PM | Tuesday, 18 September 2012 |  Mobile payments start-up Square has set its sights on global expansion after raising $200 million in a Series D funding round, valuing the three-year-old company at a reported $3.25 billion.