It takes a lot of drive to succeed in one business. However, it is a rare talent for someone to ascend to the top of several businesses sectors. For Chris Burch, making it big in several industries, over a three-decade career, is just another day at the job.
So who exactly is Chris Burch? Currently, Mr. Burch is the founder as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Burch Creative Capital. Unlike other investment companies, Burch Creative Capital works with both brand development as well as managing venture capital. And the results are a company that has helped build dozens of companies and has also propelled Mr. Burch onto Forbes Billionaire List in 2012.
For those with a taste for fashion, Mr. Burch’s name may sound familiar. As the co-founder of the fashion house Tory Burch, the entrepreneur made a name for himself in one of the most competitive industries imaginable. Mr. Burch owned 28.3% of the company when he sold half of his Tory Burch stake in December of 2012. At the time, the popular fashion house was estimated to be worth $3.5 billion dollars. Related article on architecturaldigest.com.
Mr. Burch’s foray into the fashion world actually includes more than his work with Tory Burch. The style icon also founded the fashion retailer C. Wonder in late 2011. As one of the top sellers of woman’s fashion and home decor, C. Wonder is just another success in Chris Burch’s incredible portfolio of accomplishments.
Today, Mr. Burch’s energy is fixated mainly on Burch Creative Capital. The company’s portfolio includes investments in Baublebar, Blink Health, CellMax, Gunnar Technology Eyewear, and Ostendo. In all, Burch Creative Capital helps drive several dozen companies in a variety of different business sectors. To know his latest innovative product, check inc.com.
From his beginnings in the fashion world to the world of venture capital, Chris Burch has become an inspiration to creative entrepreneurs everywhere (ideamensch.com). As the world looks to the next big idea, millions of people will be anxiously watching what Chris Burch will do next.