Branson: ‘Forget business plans and go with your gut’

Virgin boss says ‘now is a great time to start off as an entrepreneur’

4th October, 2015
Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, at the launch of Virgin Media in the RDS Picture: Barry Cronin

Business and financial plans are no match for instincts when it comes to investing and creating companies, according to Richard Branson.

Speaking last week in Dublin as UPC Ireland was rebranded as Virgin Media, Branson said that investors should trust their instincts, the idea and the team when it comes to making a decision on a new venture.

“I’m not a great believer in business plans. I think that if I had had a business...

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