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8 October 2014

Richard Branson joins VC firms in $30 round for Blockchain

Virgin Atlantic Airways And Sir Richard Branson Bring Business Speed Dating To Wall Street Richard Branson has joined venture capital firms Lightspeed Venture Partners and Wicklow Capital in a $30m financing round for bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain.

17 September 2014

Richard Branson joins venture capital backers for $15m Sidecar investment

sidecar motorbike Virgin Group founder Richard Branson is the latest investor to commit to venture capital-backed ride-sharing business Sidecar.

6 August 2014

Richard Branson teams with Venrock, Shasta for $21m Doctors on Demand Series A

Virgin Atlantic Airways And Sir Richard Branson Bring Business Speed Dating To Wall Street Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson has joined US early-stage investment firms Venrock and Shasta Ventures to back a $21m Series A financing round for Doctor on Demand.

21 May 2014

Richard Branson backs crowdfunding platform Indiegogo

dollar envelope money Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has raised a funding round that saw participation from several high profile investors including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and Affirm CEO Max Levchin.

5 February 2013

Union Square Ventures joins Richard Branson to back Hailo taxi app

Early Twitter, Foursquare and Tumblr-backer Union Square Ventures has taken part in a $30.6m investment in taxi-ordering app Hailo alongside Virgin founder Richard Branson.


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