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Branson quits as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop

Richard Branson is quitting as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One, saying the company, which plans to build a supersonic transport system in the United Arab Emirates and other countries, needs a more actively involved leader, the firm said on Monday. The Financial Times reported last week that Saudi Arabia had …

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Future of transport and publicly traded celebrities

It’s a busy week for business. Our week kicked off with a Hyperloop announcement featuing Richard Branson and DP World and will close out with the Future Blockchain Summit, which promises to have truly innovative applications of this new technology. Sandwiched in between these two events, we’ll be watching to …

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Virgin Hyperloop One closes $50 million of financing

Virgin Hyperloop One announced on Tuesday that it had raised an additional $50million ahead of its Series C round of funding with investment from Dubai-based port operator DP World. Hyperloop is a futuristic, high speed transportation system based on tube technology. DP World previously invested $50 million in Virgin Hyperloop …

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