In photos: Business is an adventure LA

Take a look at the best photos from Virgin Atlantic’s recent Business is an adventure event in LA, where Richard Branson was joined by a panel of expert entrepreneurs and the city’s hottest start-ups…

Check back later in the week for video highlights from the day and all the key take-outs, where debate focused on how simple solutions cross borders and the ability to think globally as an entrepreneur.

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The Virgin Atlantic cabin crew welcome guests into the stunning Ace Hotel Theatre, which played host to the airline's first Business is an adventure event of the year.

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Moderator Carol Roth and panellists Richard Branson, Cassey Ho, Sean Rad and Miguel McKelvey prepare to take their place on stage.

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While in the lobby guests receive a pre-debate massage, courtesy of local start-up Soothe.

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There was also a chance to check out the latest in augmented reality, thanks to LA tech start-up VNTANA.

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Back on stage the debate was starting to get underway, with our experts all offering up advice to the entrepreneurs in the room.

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It wasn't long until Richard Branson told the room his Tinder story, much to the amusement not Sean Rad.

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Before long it was time for the start-up showcase, here we see the guys from Heal explain their business to the panel.

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As always Richard Branson had a pen and paper to make notes on the start-ups.

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The next start-up to impress the panel was local favourite HopSkipDrive.

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As the hour long livestream came to an end the audience showed their appreciation for the panel and our moderator.

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With the livestream now over it was time for discussions to continue, here the Virgin Group founder catches up with FocusMotion, Heal and HopSkipDrive following their impressive showcases.

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