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Virgin Start-Up Foodpreneur Festival is returning for its second year, offering up-and-coming food and drink businesses the chance to crack the American market.

A smartphone app for farmers has earned a Middlesex University student a business master class with Sir Richard Branson after he won a competition to find outstanding Nigerian entrepreneurs.

Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson is taking 30 entrepreneurs for a jaunt on the London Eye tomorrow for a brainstorming session on the future of UK business.

Budding entrepreneurs venturing into the rough tough world of business are being offered the chance to win a meeting with Sir Richard Branson – to pitch their case for investment from the man himself.

Virgin Media Business has announced the judging panel for its ‘Three New Things’ competition, which will be headed by Peter Kelly, managing director of the company and includes some of the tech industry’s most influential players.

It may be famous as a playground of the rich and famous, but Richard Branson's Necker Island could soon be getting a name for itself in the renewable sector.

Virgin boss Richard Branson is on offer – kind of – as a prize in a Dragon’s Den-style competition to find three digital innovations that will change the way we live and work.

Sir Richard Branson has launched a new venture in a bid to support budding entrepreneurs.

Sir Richard Branson did not leave Britain for tax reasons, according to his blog.

Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson helped to raise more than $300,000 (£195,000) for charity when he took to the skies wearing a female flight attendant uniform while honouring a bet he lost to Air Asia chief executive Tony Fernandes.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

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David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.