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Richard Branson sizes up Seattle’s billionaires

At the age of 66, Virgin billionaire Richard Branson has seen a lot of entrepreneurs come and go, but he’s also gotten to know some of the enduring titans of the tech industry, such as Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and … Continue reading

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Six billion-dollar tips for entrepreneurs

Hundreds of entrepreneurs and VIPs converged on Seattle’s Pioneer Square today to get advice from one of the world’s flashiest business leaders, Virgin billionaire Richard Branson. The panel discussion, titled “Business Is an Adventure,” featured local startup masters such as … Continue reading

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Richard Branson fears Trump will ‘blow it’

Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson is clearly unhappy with President Donald Trump – and he thinks that a different sort of business leader, such as former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, would have been much better for America. But the way … Continue reading

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Could laws boost women in business?

To boost women’s status in business, Virgin billionaire Richard Branson says the United States and other countries should follow Norway’s lead and require corporations to put more women on their boards … or else. Having 40 percent women representation on … Continue reading

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Watch Richard Branson’s excellent adventure

Not everyone can get in to the VIP business forum that Virgin Atlantic’s billionaire founder, Richard Branson, has organized in Seattle today – but anyone can watch what happens. Branson wants to throw a spotlight on Seattle’s entrepreneurial spirit during the … Continue reading

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Richard Branson gets frosty over Alaska Air

British billionaire Richard Branson kicked off Virgin Atlantic’s nonstop service from London to Seattle today with a rhetorical kiss for the Emerald City, but also a verbal kick at Seattle-based Alaska Airlines, which is absorbing another one of the airlines he founded. … Continue reading

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Virgin founder brings London buzz to Seattle

Virgin Atlantic inaugurated its nonstop service between London and Seattle today with the glitz that’s typically associated with the airline’s billionaire founder, Richard Branson. Flight 105 is due to land at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport a little after 3 p.m. today, almost 10 … Continue reading

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