The brand name “Virgin” first appeared in Branson and Powell’s first business, a record shop. They considered themselves virgins in business. The “V” logo as an expressive tick, representing the Virgin seal of approval.
Founded by Richard Branson and Nik Powell in 1970, Virgin Group is a British multinational branded venture capital conglomerate.
Virgin’s businesses consist of more than 400 companies worldwide, its core business areas are travel, entertainment and lifestyle, and it also manages ventures in financial services, transport, health care, food and drink, media and telecommunications.
Virgin Atlantic Logo / Airlines
Virgin radio logo
Virgin money logo / Financial services