Chris Burch Says Creativity Can In Fact Mix With Productivity

Who says you always need to take a timeout to brainstorm on ideas? Certainly not Chris Burch who founded Burch Creative Capital several years ago. Burch finds creativity to be essential in business planning and he says sometimes the best way to be creative and productive at the same time is to jot down any idea if it comes to mind all of the sudden. And if you’re meeting with your colleagues anytime soon, share that idea with them.

Chris Burch used his creative thinking to start a million-dollar sweater apparel chain store over 40 years ago, watch here on ( He had over 50 locations opened and made over $140 million in sales. Burch sold the company and then turned to other venture capital investments as well as being an investor in Guggenheim Partners. He owned about a third of the shares in Tory Burch, a fashion brand begun by his wife.

Chris Burch started Burch Creative Capital around 2008 and gave it its name because he wanted it to be all about bringing artistic endeavors to the forefront of its portfolio, click The industries Burch has holdings in include technology and IoT, retail, logistics financial and hospitality. He also helped talk show hostess Ellen DeGeneres start a home lifestyle brand known as ED, see (

Chris Burch also has a lot of investments in real estate with one of the first big hotels he invested in being the Faena Hotel + Universe in Argentina. His most recent big real estate project was buying a resort in Sumba Island in Indonesia and turning it into a $30 million vacation place, see more here on Burch has said he hopes to keep this property run by his family for many years to come. His total assets and net worth as summed up by Forbes ranked him as a billionaire in 2012.


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