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Virgin Mobile"s downtown HQ offers a nod to Branson"s empire [PHOTOS]

A little more than a year after it relocated to Kansas City, Virgin Mobile USA moved into its new downtown headquarters in One Kansas City Place. The Sprint Corp. prepaid subsidiary moved into its 11,000-square-foot headquarters in August, after wo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

After listening to 25,000 pitches, Richard Branson has a simple tip for entrepreneurs

Maxim Shemetov/Reuters The spark that created one of the fastest growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin empire came courtesy of a beer coaster. In his new autobiography, Finding My Virginity," the billionai.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2017

Richard Branson bets big on Elon Musk"s Hyperloop vision

Hyperloop One has a new investor, a new board member, and a new name. Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has invested in the downtown Los Angeles startup that’s working on bringing Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s vision for a high-speed tubular transport.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Branson bets big on Musk"s Hyperloop vision

Hyperloop One has a new investor, a new board member, and a new name. Richard Branson’s Virgin Group has invested in the downtown Los Angeles startup that’s working on bringing Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s vision for a high-speed tubular transport.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Richard Branson Shares Photos of Hurricane Irma’s Destruction

Writing in a photo-heavy blog post from Puerto Rico. Virgin boss Richard Branson has said that governments need to step in to help Caribbean islands that have been destroyed by Hurricane Irm.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 11th, 2017

Richard Branson tells the story behind his famous kitesurfing photos

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson recently broke yet another Guinness World Record by upping the ante after an iconic photo of the mogul kitesurfing with a nude woman went viral. Branson succ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2017

Virgin"s Richard Branson Announces New iPhone-Exclusive Deal With Apple

Virgin Mobile USA, a subsidiary of Sprint Corp (NYSE: S), will offer iPhones exclusively under a plan in which customers will receive unlimited data for a year for $1 per month. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 22nd, 2017

Sprint"s (S) Prepaid Arm Offers iPhone, Boosts Subscriber

Sprint Corp.'s (S) wholly owned prepaid subsidiary, Virgin Mobile USA, has inked a deal with tech giant Apple, t.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksJun 22nd, 2017

Cool Spaces: JLL"s new downtown Seattle office offers dramatic views (Photos)

JLL’s new Seattle office at Two Union Square accommodates 100 employees and is LEED Gold certified for energy efficiency. The 20,925-square-foot downtown office (601 Union St.) features large planter boxes with LED lighting to simulate sunlight and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2017

Virgin Mobile will double its KC headcount this year

Virgin Mobile USA will hire up to 100 people at its new headquarters in downtown Kansas City, the company announced Wednesday. This is double the number of jobs Virgin pledged to create in July when it announced it would move its headquarters to Mi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2017

Check out this $7.85 million downtown Phoenix 5-story home (PHOTOS)

The Phoenix skyline may not be as iconic as other cities', but it's still a sight to behold from a good height. And this property just north of downtown Phoenix offers a pretty amazing view of the city from its balcony. For $7.85 million, the five.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2016

Sir Richard Branson"s Annual Necker Cup Offers Up Spectacular Travel Auction Items

Richard Branson and guests at the Necker Cup (National Tennis Foundation and Virgin Unite) I have been fortunate to visit Sir Richard Branson’s amazing Necker Island in previous years, situated in the British Virgin Islands, north of Virgin Gorda. I fea.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 16th, 2016

How a Near-Death Experience Shaped Richard Branson’s Life

A new documentary shows one of his adventures gone wrong. Billionaire Richard Branson is a fearless, risk-taking entrepreneur. He founded and built the Virgin Group, a conglomerate that controls brands including Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Mobile, and Vir.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 11th, 2016

Richard Branson sounds off on Virgin America sale and pretty much everything in S.F.

Richard Branson had plenty to say to a sold-out crowd in San Francisco, lamenting Alaska Airlines’ purchase of Virgin America, criticizing U.S. businesses’ stingy vacation policies and offering a tip of the hat to companies finding their political .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals12 hr. 17 min. ago

T-Mobile Offers $300 Off iPhone 8 for People Who Switch Carriers - 24/7 Wall St.

24/7 Wall St.T-Mobile Offers $300 Off iPhone 8 for People Who Switch Carriers24/7 Wall St.T-Mobile US Inc. (NASD.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 16th, 2017

T-Mobile Offers $300 Off iPhone 8 for People Who Switch Carriers

The iPhone 8 is the newest battleground among the carriers. It will remain a popular product for months, if not longer. That will make it another device that drives up customer discounts and drives........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 16th, 2017

Columbus Marathon photos: Scenes of joy from the start and finish lines (Video)

The 2017 running of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon brought tens of thousands downtown Sunday on what turned out to be a mostly dry day despite the threat of storms. The event raised more than $1.2 million for title .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 15th, 2017

Virgin and Hyperloop one become fast friends

The Virgin Group, run by Richard Branson, announced on Thursday that it was investing in Hyperloop One.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 13th, 2017

Virgin backs "Hyperloop One" super train concept

British billionaire Richard Branson has announced his Virgin Group will become a partner in "Hyperloop One", a super train conceptualized by Elon Musk to ferry passengers from New York to Washington, D.C. in less than hour. Matthew Larotonda reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 13th, 2017

Virgin backs "Hyperloop One" super train concept

British billionaire Richard Branson has announced his Virgin Group will become a partner in "Hyperloop One", a super train conceptualized by Elon Musk to ferry passengers from New York to Washington, D.C. in less than hour. Matthew Larotonda reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 13th, 2017

Blink Cincinnati takes over downtown, OTR streets: PHOTOS

Blink Cincinnati kicked off on Thursday night with a light parade and the official debut of more than 20 blocks worth of art installations, food, performances and more. The four-day event will continue through Sunday night and was created by the some.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017