Richard Branson


Canva competes at CES for the chance to pitch to Richard Branson

1:44PM | Friday, 9 January 2015 |  Australian design startup Canva was one of the 10 finalists pitching at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas as part of Richard Branson’s Extreme Tech Challenge competition this week.

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.