Christopher Burch is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Burch Creative Capital. He has a 40-year experience as an entrepreneur and investor. He has been involved in over 50 companies’ success and has built his reputation over the years by connecting innovation to impact. He did this through combining an instinctive understanding of customer behavior with international and direct sourcing experience. Burch Creative Capital is recently supporting the advancement of several variety of lifestyles and consumer products brands such as retail, home furnishings, hospitality, technology industries, apparel and organic foods. It also supports the development of companies such as Brads Raw Foods, BaubleBar, Soludos, Blink Health, Little Duck Organics, and Chubbies. The company has recently added ED by Ellen DeGeneres, Nihiwatu, TRADEMARK, Poppin, and Cocoon9 to a list of previously established brands adopted by Christopher Burch including Jawbone, Voss Water, and Faena Hotel+Universe. To read more about his diverse investment portfolio, hit on burchcreativecapital.com.
Christopher Burch is a serial entrepreneur and has an assorted business background in a wide variety of industries, including Technology, real estate, and fashion. Update with his recent timeline activities on crunchbase.com. His entrepreneurial career began when he was still an undergraduate student at Ithaca College in 1976. He and his brother Bob invested 2,000 dollars and started Eagles Eye Apparel and together they grew the business to 165 million dollars. They later sold it to the Swire Group. This led Christopher to be one of the earliest investors in Internet Capital Group, a well known IPO story on the internet. Over the years, Mr. Burch has invested in numerous international and local real estate business enterprises. These include; development of luxurious homes in Pal, Beach, Florida, Nantucket, and Southampton. Related article here. In 2011, me. Burch launched C. Wonder, a home decor, and apparel accessories, retailer. It was later purchased by Xcel Brands.
Christopher Burch has served on the Board of Rothman Institute Orthopedic Foundations. He was also a president of the Pierre Hotel co-op Board. He has contributed a lot of money towards philanthropic activities and research at the Henry Street Settlement, The China Associate of Social Work, NYU Langone, The Sumba Foundation and The Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York. For additional article about the resort, hop over to forbes.com.
Christophe Burch purchased a little- known surf resort on the remote Indonesian Island on Sumba in 2012. He later spent 30 million dollars and 3 years to renovate and redevelop the property. He opened it as the Nihi Resort a five-star hotel under the leadership of the legendary creative marketer and hotelier James McBride. One year after launching, the resort was named amongst the top 100 resorts in the world on the Travel and Leisure Prestigious List where the readers voted it number one hotel in the world in 2016 and 2017. The resort has earned several awards from different publications including Telegraph and Conde Nast Traveler. More to read on this link from businessinsider.com.
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