Chris Burch, the owner of Burch Creative Capital has invested in some incredible lifestyle brands over the years and even provided the seed funding for Ellen DeGeneres’s ED brand. He also has tastes for items that he says make great gifts for family or friends, some of which he’s bought from companies he’s funded. One gift he’s said he wanted to leave for his family is a home worth millions on Sumba Island in Indonesia, but he does have other ideas for those who can’t afford that. He recommends buying a zero-gravity massage chair, a Snowe home candle set or goodies from Pretzables. The site releasefact.com has additional article worth reading.
Chris Burch started his first business when he was only in college. He attended Ithaca College and bought custom designed sweaters from a factory nearby, and after a few years of selling them for small profits, he turned the business into a large retail company named Eagle Eye Apparel. This company opened stores all across the US and was later sold to the Swire Group in the late 1990s. More to read on bjtonline.com. Chris Burch entered the venture capital investing industry in the mid 1990s first as a member of Guggenheim Partners, and also after buying shares in the Internet Capital Group. He founded Burch Creative Capital in 2008 and has been the shareholder in companies like Tory Burch, Voss Water, Powermat and Poppin.
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Chris Burch has made his biggest investment in luxury homes and hotels including the Faena Hotel + Universe which he helped fund the construction for in 2004. One year later Burch started buying up homes across New York and down the east coast. He acquired a $14 million home in Southampton which he renovated for a $25 million resale, bought several town homes in Nantucket, MA which were resold for $19 million and also completed another project with the Faena Group in Miami. Take a tour to an entrepreneur’s getaway, click on architecturaldigest.com. In 2013, Chris Burch made his acquisition on Sumba Island of what was a hostel that he and his partner James McBride turned into the world’s top vacation resort. Burch has also made donations to the Rothman Institute’s Orthopedic Foundation and the Tilton School.
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