Apax Partners
Apax Partners LLP is a UK-based private equity and venture capital firm, headquartered in London, England. The company also operates out of eight other offices in New York, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Tel Aviv...
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Virgin Group
Virgin Group Ltd. is a British multinational branded venture capital conglomerate founded by entrepreneur Richard Branson and Nik Powell. Its core business areas are travel, entertainment and lifestyl...
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Quintessentially Group
Quintessentially Group is a British concierge company founded in 2000 by Aaron Simpson, Ben Elliot and Paul Drummond. The company is headquartered in London and operates 67 offices worldwide. Quintess...
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Dalgety plc
Dalgety plc was a major British conglomerate. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
The Company was established by Frederick Dalgety, a Scotsman, ...
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British Electric Traction
British Electric Traction Company Limited, renamed BET plc in 1985, was a large British industrial conglomerate. It was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index but was acquired by Rentokil in 1996, ...
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John Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley
Edmund John Philip Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley, FRS, FREng (born 20 February 1948) is an English businessman.He is best known for his role as the chief executive of the energy company BP between...
Virgle
Project Virgle, dubbed by Virgin and Google as Virgle: The Adventure of Many Lifetimes, was a Google April Fools' joke featured on the main page of Google Search on April 1, 2008. The motto of Project...
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EasyGroup
EasyGroup (styled as easyGroup, incorporated as EasyGroup Holdings Ltd), founded in 1998, is the holding company controlling the "easy" group of companies. It is privately owned by Sir Stelios Haji-Io...
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Virgin Media
Virgin Media plc is a company which provides fixed and mobile telephone, television and broadband internet services to businesses and consumers in the United Kingdom. Its headquarters are in Hook, Uni...
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Williams Holdings
Williams Holdings was a major British conglomerate. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
The Company was established by Nigel Rudd and Brian McGo...
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Virgin Atlantic Airways
Virgin Atlantic, a trading name of Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited, is a British airline with its head office in Crawley, West Sussex, England. The airline was established in 1984 as British Atlantic ...
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Scaled Composites White Knight Two
The Scaled Composites Model 348 White Knight Two (WK2) is a jet-powered cargo aircraft which is used to lift the SpaceShipTwo spacecraft to release altitude. It was developed by Scaled Composites from...
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Virgin Money
Virgin Money is a financial services brand used by three independent brand-licensees worldwide. Virgin Money branded services are current available in Australia, South Africa and the United Kingdom. V...
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Polly Peck
Polly Peck International (PPI) was a small British textile company which expanded rapidly in the 1980s and became a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index before collapsing in 1990 with debts of £1.3bn, ev...
Virgin Vodka
Virgin Vodka was an alcoholic beverage produced by Virgin Drinks, a no longer extant subsidiary of the Virgin Group owned by Richard Branson. It was launched in 1994 and was withdrawn from the market ...
Ronald Cohen
Sir Ronald Cohen (born 1945) is an Egyptian-born British businessman and political figure, known as "the father of British venture capital" and "the father of social investment".
Cohen was born in...
The Second Bounce of the Ball
The Second Bounce of the Ball: Turning Risk into Opportunity is a non-fiction book about entrepreneurship, written by Sir Ronald Cohen and first published in 2007 by Weidenfield & Nicholson, Lond...
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BTR plc
BTR plc was a British multinational industrial conglomerate company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1924 and merged with Siebe plc in 1999 to form BTR Siebe plc, later renam...
Virgin Galactic
Virgin Galactic is a U.S. commercial spaceflight company within the Virgin Group that is developing commercial spacecraft and aims to provide suborbital spaceflights to space tourists, suborbital laun...
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David Richards (racing)
David Pender Richards CBE (born 3 June 1952 in Britain) is the chairman of Prodrive, former chairman of Aston Martin, and a former team principal of the BAR and Benetton Formula One motor racing teams...
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Alan Patricof
Alan Patricof (born 1934) is an American investor and one of the early pioneers of the venture capital and private equity industries. Patricof founded Apax Partners (based on a play on Patricof's nam...
Patricia Cloherty
Patricia (Pat) Cloherty is an American businesswoman, company director, and private equity financier. She was the chairman and CEO of Delta Private Equity Partners. Cloherty served as manager of the U...
Tomkins plc
Tomkins plc is a multinational engineering company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. Its largest division is Industrial & Automotive, which is a major supplier of automotive components and ...
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Hanson plc
Hanson plc (formerly Hanson Trust plc) is a British-based international building materials company, headquartered in Maidenhead. Traded on the London Stock Exchange and a constituent of the FTSE 100 I...
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Virgin Earth Challenge
The Virgin Earth Challenge is a competition offering a $25 million prize for whoever can demonstrate a commercially viable design which results in the permanent removal of greenhouse gases out of the ...
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The Spaceship Company
The Spaceship Company (also known as TSC) is a spacecraft manufacturing company that was founded by Burt Rutan and Richard Branson in mid-2005 and was jointly owned by Virgin Group (70%) and Scaled Co...