Virgin: Richard Branson

Richard Branson took a record shop and built it into a label, a bank, an airline, space tourism, and 200 other businesses — all under the name Virgin. But the serial entrepreneur has also had his share of failures.

Serial entrepreneur Richard Branson has taken the Virgin brand from records to space and everywhere in between.
Andrew Holder for NPR
Serial entrepreneur Richard Branson has taken the Virgin brand from records to space and everywhere in between.

Andrew Holder for NPR