Browsing: Richard Branson

Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and retail solutions provider Smollan have acquired a stake in Cape Town-based mobile loyalty software company wiGroup, joining Investec Asset Management and Crossfin Technology Holdings

Think billionaires and outer space and three names quickly come to mind: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson. It turns out, though, that they have plenty of company. There are 13 others among the world’s 500

More than two-and-a-half years after the fatal break-up of Virgin Galactic’s experimental rocket plane, Richard Branson is poised to revive powered test flights as the billionaire entrepreneur targets his first journey into space by the middle

Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to send two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year as it continues to work with Nasa for a planned crewed mission to the International Space Station. The passengers

On one end of the phone, there was Bill Gates, the Microsoft co-founder, who has pledged a good chunk of his fortune to ending climate change. On the other end of the line, there was President-elect Donald Trump, who has described

Bill Gates and more than a dozen of the world’s wealthiest individuals revealed a new, US$1bn investment fund late on Sunday to foster major advances in clean energy production. Dubbed Breakthrough Energy Ventures, the 20-year fund