Chris Burch shares with others his experiences and mindset to become a successful entrepreneur and investor. His journey is beautifully told in a YouTube video, The Story Behind Creative Capital. At the tender age of 13 his father began teaching him work ethnics by helping to find employment at a construction company. He reflects of life experiences of the past, in which his mother and father had the most influence. While Burch was working at such an early age, he created a path to success and is now helping others to create their road to discover financial accomplishments.
The work ethnics Burch’s father taught stayed with him throughout his childhood and he shares those life lessons to the world. After working construction, he sold hotdogs at football games and sweaters while attending college. Chris said he looked back to when things were simple. Although he was academically challenged during his school days, he relied on his creativity abilities. Burch consistently concentrated on how to make money and started Eagles Eye Apparel while attending Itchica College.
Chris Burch’s involvement and expertise in the fashion industry began in 1976 and since then, has extended to the real estate and technology industries. After the sale of Eagles Eye, he founded Burch Creative Capital to help investors emotionally and financially when the markets are troubled. The firm manages a broad investment portfolio comprising of BaubleBar, Blink Healthy, Nihiwatu, Poppin, and 35 other companies. According to MarketWired, the investment firm released its first quarter activity report revealing the growth and expansion of BaubleBar, Blink Healthy, and Nihiwatu.
Burch successfully raised $20 million in additional funding for fashion jewelry company, BaubleBar to invest in technology. The report also showed Blink Healthy introduced their free mobile application and website to provide consumers with affordable generic prescription drugs online. Nihiwatu, an extravagant resort overlooking the Indian Ocean and private beach, was acquired by Creative Capital in 2012. The retreat hotel made the 2016 World’s Best Hotels Gold List and is named 2015 Destination Resort of the Year.
Chris (engadget.com) believes reflections of his childhood contributed to his success as an entrepreneur and investor. It was his ability to create new ideas and sense of humility to discover remarkable success. Chris concluded the YouTube video by saying, “Life is about the moment and helping people get to where they want to go.”