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Chris Burch-Making the Most of His Experiences

CEO and founder of Burch Creative Capital, Chris Burch, has been an entrepreneur and investor for over 40 years. He had a hand in the success of many brands, including Jawbone, Voss Water, Poppin, Faena Hotel+Universe, and Tory Burch.

Chris Burch renovated Nihiwatu, a luxury resort on the island of Sumba, in 2012 and it has since become the #1 Hotel in the World according to Travel+Leisure magazine.

Chris Burch partnered with Ellen DeGeneres in 2014 and launched her lifestyle brand, known as ED by Ellen DeGeneres. He also launched Cocoon9 which are luxury homes with a contemporary design, space-saving floor plans, and energy efficient features.

Burche’s portfolio also includes Bur+Mah, TRADEMARK, and Poppin. He is also a big supporter of Blink Health, Chubbies, Little Duck Organics, Soludos, and BaubleBar. Burch was previously on the board of the Rothman Orthopedic Foundation as well as a president of the Pierre Hotel Co-op Board. He has also generously provided funding for numerous philanthropic and research initiatives at the Mt.Sinai Hospital, China Association of Social Work, Sumba Foundation, NYU Langone, Henry Street Settlement, and Child Welfare League of China.

Chris Burch is continuously studying the world and often finds products and services that can be improved. After becoming quite successful in the business of apparel as a young adult, Burch decided to help other aspiring entrepreneurs. His ambition led to his company, the Burch Creative Capital to be.

Burch is very passionate about the tiny house movement and that is what led to the development of Cocoon9. His habit of getting to know people and being able to read people has greatly helped him with his people skills and inevitably, his entrepreneurial endeavors. For Burch timeline activity updates, check

Burch has no regrets and he believes in the importance of living the live you truly want and to go in the direction of your dreams. He advises to always listen, as well. Taking risks has really paid off for Burch and in many instances has proven to be groundbreaking. Although he has had many failures, Burch has been able to move forward and to keep investing and being creative.  Check this interview with Burch on

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Burch has been greatly influenced by Steve Ross and Ellen DeGeneres. She is brilliant, engaging and has a deep feeling for the audience. Steve Ross is forward thinking, has a great understanding of business details, and has a rich creativity. Burch is insightful and can live life to the fullest.   More to read on

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