Christopher Burch is an entrepreneur, businessman, and a well-known investor. As an undergraduate student in the College, he had an entrepreneur spirit. He started climbing his business career ladder in 1976. Mr. Burch invested two thousand dollars into an apparel business known as eagle’s eye apparel with his brother. The business was successful and worth $165 million and was later sold to Swire Group. Mr. Burch continued and invested the proceeds from the sale of his Apparel company into internet Capital Group. He was among the original people that invested in this group.
He is a former board member of the Continuum Group and Guggenheim Capital. Mr. Burch is hardworking, creative, motivated, dedicated and has a history of driving success through investments.
He has contributed to the growth of many companies in nearly 40 years of his career. He has built a long track record of linking innovation to impact by combining an instinctive understanding of consumer performance with global and direct sourcing skills. Burch’s entrepreneurial principles and dream for new market opportunities is expressed through the company’s investment ideas, applying imagination, incubation, creativity, support and scale and businesses that have a positive and long-lasting impact on the lives of consumers
Mr. Burch started and launched another company C. Wonder, a retailer that deals on accessories, apparel and home décor which was later sold and purchased by another company in 2011. Mr. Burch made public his joint business venture with talk host show Ellen DeGeneres to launch her lifestyle brand. More on entrepreneur.com. Later that year, he started Cocoon9, luxury prefab homes with contemporary design, space-saving floor plans, energy efficient features, and classy finishes, Nihiwatu and many more.
Furthermore, he is presently helping with the development of numerous other consumer products brands lifestyle ranging from home furnishings, hospitality, retail, apparel and, organic foods, and technology industries, including, Blink Health, Chubbies, BaubleBar, Little Duck Organics, Brad’s Raw Foods and Soludos. Mr. Burch has invested in several local and global real estate ventures, including the development of luxury homes in Florida, Palm Beach, New York, Nantucket, and Southampton.
He joined efforts with an architect and a hotelier in Argentina to renovate an underutilized piece of land into the Faena Hotel + Universe. He currently bought and renovated Nihiwatu, a luxury resort on the Indonesian island of Sumba (nihi.com). Billionaire Burch started Sumba foundation which is committed to helping alleviate poverty, improve basic health and education of the Sumba community. He donates a portion of the hotel profit to the foundation.
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