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We all wish investing were as easy as placing a sum of money into the hands of an agency, and sitting back as they turn around that investment quickly, and for a sizeable profit. In essence, novice investors hope to receive the benefits of investing their hard earned money, entrusting the people responsible for their hopeful growth. As with all matters of reward, there is undoubtedly risk associated from all aspects.
Q&A with Chris Burch of Burch Creative Capital: Invest in Being Human and Everything Else Will Follow
Chris Burch, founder and CEO of the New York City based firm Burch Creative Capital that focuses on managing venture investments and brand development, was profiled by Forbes magazine as one of the world’s billionaires. He was recently featured on The Art of Success with Daniel Budzinski. Below is a transcript of the Q&A, titled ‘Investing in Extraordinary Humans with Chris Burch’.
Fashion-forward thinkers rejoice—online consignment source The RealReal isn’t going anywhere. The company, which has quickly become one of the internet’s favorite sources for secondhand luxury clothing, shoes and accessories, was recently named to CNBC’s 2018 Top Disruptors list.
Dr. Mark Holterman received training for running his own business while growing up on a farm in Wisconsin where he also helped his father run his construction business. He was exposed to the challenges that business owners face at that time, but he also was privileged to enjoy the rewards. He cherishes his days on the farm, but he had other dreams, so when he was accepted at Yale University, he gladly left Wisconsin. Dr. Mark Holterman graduated from Yale with honors.
Chris Linkas is a credit investor, who specializes in investing throughout the capital structure. He also performs work related to assets and outright equity while maintaining an approach that is centered on credit. In his work, he strives to preserve principal through security and protections as he also structures strong returns.