Virgin

Virgin
Virgin Group Ltd. is a British multinational corporation venture capital conglomerate founded by entrepreneurs Sir Richard Branson and Nik Powell.

Virgin Group's date of incorporation is listed as 1989 by Companies House, who class it as a holding company; however Virgin's business and trading activities date to the 1970s. The net worth of Virgin Group was estimated at £5–5.5 billion as of November 2014.

The brand name «Virgin» arose when Richard Branson and Nik Powell formed a record shop. They considered themselves virgins in business. Branson has described the «V» in the logo as an expressive tick, representing the Virgin seal of approval.
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