Chris Burch is a successful American entrepreneur and investor who has funded numerous ideas across a broad range of sectors. Chris Burch is the CEO and founder of Burch Creative Capital and has been an investor for over four decades. Some of his renown investments include the Faena+ Universe hotel in Argentina and Nihiwatu Luxury Resort in Indonesia which is among the leading hotels in the world according to Travel+ Leisure magazine. He has worked with famous personalities like Ellen DeGeneres to establish her lifestyle brand called ED by Ellen DeGeneres. Other lifestyle brands he has also supported include Brad’s Raw Foods, BaubleBar, Little Ducks Organics, Blink Health, Soludos, and Chubbies.
During an interview with IdeaMensch, Chris Burch explains that the idea of Burch Creative Capital originated from his curiosity which makes him notice ways of improving services and products, check (Ideamensch.com). He decided to use this perspective and his ideas to help other businesses and thus Burch Creative Capital was formed. The company provides funding to unique business ideas. On most days, he is in New York getting updates from his investments, interacting in Los Angeles or traveling and searching for land in the South Pacific to expand his luxury resort Nihiwatu.
Chris Burch reveals that as a teenager, his father had him work at a construction site to learn to gain an appreciation of hard labor. He adds that he has no regrets about how he has lived his life but knowing what he knows now, he would have encouraged his younger self to follow their dream relentlessly. He recommends other entrepreneurs to learn how to listen.
Chris Burch attributes risk-taking to the growth of his business. As a businessman, he has experienced both success and failures. He points out that he embraces and accepts his failures to learn from them and move forward, know more on medium.com.
Chris Burch admits that he is inspired by Ellen DeGeneres’ ability to relate with her listeners and her views as an entrepreneur. He also loves how Steve Ross takes on ideas, his energetic spirit, and his creative skills. Burch believes in executing a plan, you have to have passionate people working to bring it to life. The owner of Burch is dedicated to giving back to the community and has supported several philanthropic efforts at Mt. Sinai Hospital, The Henry Street Settlement, The China Association of Social Work and the Sumba Foundation. Burch once served on the board of directors at the Rothman Institute Orthopedic Foundation, refer to http://nihi.com/our-story/.
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