April 2013Online applications for the fifth intake of entrepreneurs are now open until May 26, 2013.
About the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – CaribbeanThe Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean is an independent centre of entrepreneurial expertise and is not reliant on Government funding, meaning it is flexible and can attract the very best applicants. The Centre will be launched by Virgin Unite (the non-profit foundation of the Virgin Group) using funding from lead partner Virgin Holidays (the UK’s leading long haul tour operator). Additional funding streams will come from global business leaders and investors.
Business as a force for goodVirgin Unite is about uniting people to tackle tough social and environmental issues in an entrepreneurial way, drawing upon all the resources from across the Virgin Group. With the help of the Centre, these entrepreneurs are making a huge difference not only to their immediate families and communities, but as the business leaders and employers of the future, they will also contribute significantly to economic growth in the Caribbean.
About Virgin Unite
Virgin Unite is the non-profit foundation of the Virgin Group. We unite people to tackle tough social and environmental problems in an entrepreneurial way. Our aim is to help revolutionize the way businesses, governments and the social sector work together – driving business as a force for good. This is based on the belief that this is the only way we can tackle the scale and urgency of the challenges facing the world today. Virgin Unite’s overheads are covered by Sir Richard Branson and the Virgin Group, meaning that 100% of additional donations received go direct to the frontline where they are needed most.
Virgin Unite is a UK Registered Charity Number 297540
About Virgin Holidays:Virgin Holidays is the UK’s leading long haul tour operator, with holidays to the USA, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle and Far East, the Indian Ocean and Australasia. As one of the top travel companies in the UK, Virgin Holidays strives to deliver amazing holiday experiences to all customers. Formed in 1985 following the creation of Virgin Atlantic, and built on the Virgin principles of excellent customer service, high quality and value for money, Virgin Holidays offers maximum convenience and flexibility with an emphasis on fun and excitement. The brand is particularly known for its ‘brilliant basics and magic touches’ approach and is synonymous with honesty and reliability. The company is proud of its commitment to encouraging sustainability in travel and has led the market in introducing numerous innovations to ensure customers ‘give back’ to the destinations they visit.
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