Richard is actively pursuing interests in artificial intelligence, which he describes as probably the most exciting industry on the planet right now. With major tech companies including Google, Facebook, and Twitter making huge strides in AI, the future is looking bright for the industry.
Richard slept on the streets on October 2nd to raise money for Action for Children's annual event Byte Night. The event raised over £1 million to support some of the 800,000 young people who are homeless in the UK. You can help and get involved for the upcoming 2016 Byte Night too.
Richard was profiled on ABC's Australian Story. It took an intimate look at his life, and how he turned it around to become a multi-millionaire, appearing on Dragons' Den. It is available to watch for free along with other videos here.
Richard was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws and became Chancellor of London South Bank University, a post he will hold for 4 years. As the university's ceremonial head, his role includes acting as an ambassador to promote the university's work and ambitions.