Burch Creative Capital LLC

Burch Creative Capital is a Creative Capital Firm with a decidedly different approach to creating value. The company’s investment philosophy is an expression of Christopher Burch’s entrepreneurial values and his vision for new market opportunities, using a creative skill set along with sound financial practices to create, incubate, support, and scale disruptive brands and businesses. In his 30-year career as an investor and entrepreneur, Christopher Burch has participated in the rise of more than 50 companies. By combining an intuitive understanding of consumer behavior with international and direct sourcing experience, he has a built a long track record of connecting innovation to impact. Creative Capital represents the evolution of venture capital based on Chris’ belief that the activity of successful investing also includes creativity. In the past, we were investors looking for existing opportunities. Today, we are entrepreneurs who invent and attract new ones. We apply more than funding to earn a return. We invest our creativity, passion, and insights to create value. Burch Creative Capital’s brand portfolio includes the recent introductions of Nihiwatu Resort, Poppin and ED by Ellen to a list of established brands previously embraced by Chris including the Faena Hotel + Universe, Jawbone, Next Jump, Powermat, Tory Burch and Voss Water. The company is currently supporting the development of several lifestyle and consumer products brands ranging from retail, apparel and home furnishings to the hospitality, mobile device and technology industries
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Events.com

Venture Round in 2014
Events.com is a socially-focused suite of cloud-based apps that provides an ideal solution for event organizers and event goers alike. Organizers benefit from a dashboard that features the necessary tools to manage, market and monetize their events—including detailed analytics, robust reporting with actionable insights, integrated marketing and outreach tools, enhanced payment options, and comprehensive functionality to create interactive communities and affinity around their brands.

Brand Value Growth LLC

Venture Round in 2020
WIN BRANDS GROUP ("​ fka BVGrowth"​) is a direct-to-consumer brand scale platform focused on leveraging best in class technology partners to build and scale the most innovative customer-first brands in the world.

Blink Health LLC

Series B in 2017
Blink Health is a web-based application that enables its users to search for their medical prescriptions online and pick them up from any pharmacy in the United States. Blink Health’s mission is to make prescription medications available at lower prices to millions of people across the United States. It was launched in 2014 and is based in New York, United States.

Play Octopus LLC

Venture Round in 2019
It started in 2014 with the launch of their gamified restaurant discovery app, Spotluck. In the ensuing years, they grew Spotluck to feature thousands of restaurants in many cities. But they had one big continuing challenge – acquiring consumers. They could not find an efficient, affordable and trackable solution to informing the masses about their launches and product.

Poppin

Series C in 2014
Poppin is a furniture design company that specializes in customization services, space planning services, and installation services. Its service also offers fully customized design solutions for companies, businesses, and organizations. It was founded in 2009 and headquartered in New York, United States.

Skin Laundry Holdings LLC

Venture Round in 2018
Skin Laundry Holdings LLC owns and operates laser and skin treatment clinics in Southern California, Arizona, NYC, Hong Kong, and the United Kingdom. It offers laser and light facial, and other facial services. The company also provides cleansers and toners, treatment and moisturizers, sheet masks, pillowcase with silver ion technology, and product kits and gift cards through its clinics and online store. Skin Laundry Holdings LLC was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Newport Beach, California.

HubLogix

Convertible Note in 2014
HubLogix is a SaaS based solution that empowers online retailers to automate logistics process throughout the order lifecycle. We work with some of the the leading commerce platforms (e.g. Channel Advisor, Magento, Shopify, Amazon, etc.) and a growing eco-system of third party logistics providers and distributors to make sure orders go from cart to doorstep as efficiently as possibly.

Illumio, Inc.

Series A in 2013
Illumio, Inc. develops and distributes cloud-based security solutions. The company offers Adaptive Security Platform (ASP), a data center and cloud traffic security tool. Additionally, it provides Illumination, an application traffic mapping platform; Enforcement, an application nano-segmentation solution; and SecureConnect, a data protection tool. The company's clients include Plantronics, Yahoo, Creative Artist Agency, and NTT Innovation Institute, Inc. Illumio, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.

STAUD

Venture Round in 2017
STAUD markets a range of clothing, including dresses, jumpers, pants, skirts, tops, and more. STAUD offers an online store that enables shoppers to find and buy clothing and accessories. It also offers their customers with shipping and return services. STAUD was founded by Sarah Staudinger and George Augusto in 2015. And it is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

Huron

Series C in 2016
BaubleBar is changing how women shop for fashion jewelry. By offering on-trend styles and contextualizing them with strong editorial references, the company is quickly becoming the first go-to retailer within the $22bn fashion jewelry industry. BaubleBar’s core differentiating factor is its fast speed to market, recognized through its unique sourcing capabilities. The company leverages this by using real-time data to merchandise and design based on current market dynamics and consumer taste preferences. Coupling this with the high-touch customer experience and strong social media reach, BaubleBar is redefining how women think of fashion jewelry brands. BaubleBar (formerly Eight1Six) was founded by Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky in 2010 and has raised $15.6 million in equity financing to date. The Company most recently raised $10 million in Series B funding, in a round led by Burch Creative Capital, the investment firm headed by retail and fashion veteran Chris Burch. Other leading investors in the Company include Accel Partners, Greycroft Partners, Aspect Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Founder Collective, and Lerer Media Ventures.

ShareThis

Series C in 2014
ShareThis transforms authentic human sharing behavior into actionable data outputs at scale for marketers and publishers. It has been collecting and synthesizing social share data since 2007.

Index

Series A in 2013
Index Systems, Inc. develops retail software solutions that combines secure payments and personalized marketing to transform offline retail. It offers semi-integrated payment solution, hosted gateway, and point-of-sale (POS) integration platform that enables retailers to build an account for every shopper, unify customer profiles across channels, drive opt-in to deliver personalized marketing, and optimize campaigns. The company’s platform also provides email marketing and campaign analytics services. Index Systems, Inc. was formerly known as Tappmo Inc. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of March 8, 2018, Index Systems, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Stripe, Inc.

Snowe, Inc.

Venture Round in 2017
Snowe is the new destination for 'home' for the contemporary consumer. For most of us, shopping for the home is overwhelming and products are either an expensive necessity or a boring compromise. Partnering with the best European and American factories, Snowe designs and creates luxury-quality home products at a fraction of the cost of other premium retailers - designed to be used every day and for every occasion. Snowe is pioneering a more practical way for people to shop for the home by giving you exactly what you need, nothing you don't and pairing it with thoughtful, guiding content.

Chubbies Inc.

Venture Round in 2014
Chubbies is an eCommerce company dedicated to men's short shorts. The company revolves around a customer service-focused business model offering free three-day shipping, free returns, social advertising campaigns, and dedicated human customer service lines. Currently, they are only sold on the Chubbies website.

RAIN

Series B in 2022
RAIN, Inc. develops voice and conversational artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for the deskless workforce in order to streamline laborious processes and increase productivity. It serves hospitality, retail, financial services, consumer products and more sectors. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in New York, New York with additional locations in Lehi, Utah; and Managua, Nicaragua.
Material Bank is the world’s largest architectural and design-focused material resource library. It is the only place for architects, interior designers and design professionals to search materials from leading brands on a single platform and, with the click of a button, receive samples by 10:30 a.m. the next day.

beGlammed LLC

Venture Round in 2017
As of June 10, 2019, beGlammed LLC was acquired by Priv LLC.

Skyhour

Venture Round in 2019
Provider of an online next-generation gifting platform intended to revolutionize the way people gift and receive flight hours. The company's online next-generation gifting platform offers a seamless and smart way to gift flights and easily booking the flight at a fixed cost of only $60 per hour, enabling users to give and receive flight hours that can be used by anyone, anywhere, across 350 airlines.

Thursday Boot Company

Private Equity Round in 2017
Thursday Boot Company designs, produces, and distributes boots for men and women. The company also produces boots and accessories, such as boot brushes, belts, leather balms, socks, hats, leather card holders, t-shirts, and gift cards. The company distributes its produces through online store. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in New York, New York.

Elite Body Sculpture

Venture Round in 2018
Elite Body Sculpture, Inc. provides body contouring and sculpting services using AirSculpt technology. The company performs various procedures such as arm liposuction, Brazilian butt lift, breast enhancement, chin liposuction, fat transfer, gynecomastia, revisionsculpt liposuction, tiny tuck, tummy liposuction, 48 hour six pack, thigh liposuction, and lipedema treatment. Elite Body Sculpture, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is based in Beverly Hills, California.

Soludos

Venture Round in 2016
Soludos designs, manufactures, and sells shoes for women, men, and kids. It offers espadrilles, sandshoes, lace-ups, low cuts, sandals, canvas shoes, and summer and beach shoes. Soludos sells its products through retail stores. It also sells its products through its online store in the United States, Great Britain, Mexico, and Australia. Nicholas Brown founded Soludos in 2010. Its headquarters is in New York City.
Color Kinetics is a pioneer in the design, marketing and licensing of intelligent solid-state lighting systems. Their systems use solid-state devices known as light emitting diodes, or LEDs, as the light source. Solid-state devices, such as transistors and diodes, rely on electrical interaction between adjacent layers of solid semiconductor materials, rather than mechanical operation, to perform a desired function.

UpStack

Seed Round in 2017
UpStack, a SaaS-enabled marketplace, is changing the way IT professionals, sellers, and consultants buy and sell colocation and network services across the globe. Our mission is to bring transparency to the evaluation process, by level-setting pricing, standardizing RFQs, and automating quotes across projects in size from single server racks to hyperscale colocation requirements. We help businesses drive optimal IT deployments by giving them enterprise-grade pricing and analytics tools. UpStack was founded in 2017 and is based in New York City.

VanGo

Venture Round in 2021
VanGo, LLC provides on-demand ride services with nannies, teachers, and babysitters for kids and teens. It also offers application for push notifications, text messages, and ride tracking services. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.

Zenabi

Venture Round in 2016
Zenabi team members having TS/SCI clearance & 3 letter agency experience you can rest assured that your data is not only safe, but that we are experienced in unlocking the value in your data.

Solid & Striped LLC

Venture Round in 2013
Solid & Striped LLC manufactures swimwear for men and boys. It offers its products online; and through retailers in Miami Beach, Florida; Maui and Kailua-Kona, Hawaii; New York, East Hampton, and Southampton, New York; and Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Malibu, and Santa Monica, California. The company is based in Water Mill, New York.

Outdoor Voices

Seed Round in 2015
Outdoor Voices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells athletic apparel. It offers sports bras, tops, sweatshirts, jackets, leggings, pants, and tonal sets for women; and tees, sweatshirts, jackets, shorts, pants, objects, and tonal sets for men. The company sells its apparel through its retail shops, as well as online in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Outdoor Voices, Inc. was formerly known as T.Haney Active Inc. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Dirty Lemon Beverages, LLC

Seed Round in 2016
Dirty Lemon Beverages, LLC produces and sells juices. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in New York, New York.

Foray Collective, Inc.

Pre Seed Round in 2016
Foray Collective, Inc. sells clothing and accessories online for women in the United States. It offers activewear, denims, dresses, jackets and coats, jumpsuits, lingerie, loungewear, pants, rompers, shoes, shorts, skirts, sweaters and knits, swimwear, and tops; and bags, belts, hats and hair accessories, jewelry, lifestyle products and gifts, scarves, and sunglasses. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

PCH International

Series C in 2011
PCH is a global company founded in 1996. We provide a unique, intelligent, end-to-end product development and supply chain orchestration platform for the world’s best brands. Our customers come from a variety of sectors, including beauty, home, living, entertainment, technology, fashion, and wellness. Our customers are passionate about their design, their brand, and the consumer experience, and they utilize a variety of market channels, including direct-to-consumer, direct-to-retail, and eCommerce sites. PCH is set up internationally to achieve cost synergies, scale and access to talent. At PCH, our passion is rapid, rigorous product development and supply chain speed, velocity and agility – all done with visibility, transparency, sustainability, and consumer engagement. Our innovative, new-generation supply chain model connects brands with consumers. We are asset-light, focusing on the complete product lifecycle and investing in value drivers of the brand’s product lifecycle. While the typical product fulfillment network is fragmented, PCH’s intelligent, end-to-end platform is horizontal, eliminating silos. Our platform increases brand revenue, optimizes costs, reduces balance sheet liabilities, and increases consumer engagement. PCH has two Innovation Hubs -- in San Francisco and in Shenzhen, China, with headquarters in Cork, Ireland, and software, finance, and back-office operations in Cape Town, South Africa. PCH founded Highway1, the world-renown hardware accelerator that helps startups bring innovative products to market. “PCH” stands for “Pacific Coast Highway” because founder Liam Casey loved the early time he spent in Southern California and the positive spirit that the iconic stretch of Highway 1 evoked. PCH is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. PCH is a great place to develop your career and have fun – all while working with great brands and doing rewarding, creative work. We value teamwork, integrity, and passion. We support professional growth along with work-life balance.

Radiate Inc.

Series A in 2018
Radiate is a provider of a multimedia platform designed to empower tomorrow's leaders through expert advice. The company' platform provides users with exclusive, unfiltered access to the world's most accomplished people in business, politics, and society and exclusive executive insights from today's top leaders in micro-video lessons videos, enabling professionals to access on-the-go executive coaching to build the leadership and soft skills needed to succeed across industries.

Nanoleaf Limited

Venture Round in 2016
Nanoleaf Limited designs and provides light bulbs for use in home and office. Its products include thermal water bottles and non-dimmable bulbs. The company serves customers in North America, Asia, Scandinavia, and the Middle East. It sells its products through retailers and online retailers, as well as online. Nanoleaf Limited is based in Canada.

Split

Seed Round in 2014
Split will let you know each time someone you’re avoiding is around & suggest an escape route. Split will display ‘hot zone’ map pointers on any location that the people you avoid tend to frequent. Know who the people you avoid are hanging out with (the ‘two birds, one stone’ feature).

Swet Tailor

Seed Round in 2018
Swet Tailor manufactures and sells menswear. The company's products include joggers, pants, shirts, hats, sweatshirts, shorts, and tees. It sells its products through its website and retail outlets. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

ONEHOPE

Series A in 2011
ONEHOPE, Inc owns and operates vineyards; and produces wines. The company offers wines, including red, white, rose, and sparkling wines. It offers its products through hotels, restaurants, bars, and retail stores in the United States. In addition, it offers wines, gourmet coffee, hats, gift baskets, gift sets, t-shirts, bracelets, and v-neck tees through an online portal. The company also offers its products through distributors in the United States, China, and Puerto Rico. ONEHOPE, Inc was founded in 2006 and is based in Santa Ana, California.
Premium content, at unprecedented scale, with unparalleled speed, at a fraction of the cost. Social Influencers have become powerful allies in the marketing world, yet most remain unaware of their true value as influencers and creators. TRIBE is a marketplace where brands invite influencers to create thumb-stopping content and engage audiences they’re desperate to reach. TRIBE works with thousands of global and local brands and agencies and sees $250,000 worth of branded content submitted through the platform daily.

Bill.com

Series F in 2014
Bill.com is a provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates complex, back-office financial operations for small and midsize businesses. The company’s platform is enabled by artificial intelligence and creates connections between businesses and their suppliers and clients, in order to help businesses manage their cash inflows and outflows. The company partners with several of the largest U.S. financial institutions, including the majority of the top 100 U.S. accounting firms and accounting software providers, and is endorsed by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). The recipient of more than 70 awards, Bill.com in 2018 was named as one of San Francisco Business Times’ Best Places to Work and CEO Rene Lacerte was named on the San Francisco Business Times' Upstart 50.

Grability

Seed Round in 2014
Grability envisions a world where shopping is easy, fun, and on-the-go. With our uniquely intuitive design, Grability provides the tools for retailers to embrace and monetize mobile. Grability partners with leading retailers around the world to create mobile stores that provide value in the form of dramatic increase in sales and new revenue streams in the form of non-obtrusive, high quality mobile advertisement.

Claire

Seed Round in 2017
Claire is a Facebook Messenger bot for testing consumer products that helps brands and retailers identify best and worst performers pre-production. It also helps businesses optimize products and ad campaigns through surveys. The bot sends an email to the customers with a link to chat and consumers are rewarded with loyalty points and giveaways from its users’ brand. Claire analyzes their interactions to deliver accurate insights. Claire is a U.S.-based company that was founded in 2015 by Marta Jamrozik and Misha Laskin.

Bib and Tuck, LLC

Seed Round in 2013
Bib + Tuck is a members-only online marketplace for women to exchange clothing. Bib + Tuck caters to creative and stylish women who need an alternative to buying new. The website offers a simple process to sell items which involves uploading a stylized picture, pricing, and then shipping it off to the buyer. In return, members receive online currency called "bucks" which they can then use to purchase items themselves. Although Bib + Tuck is not the first site to recognize the need for women to both give and receive fashion pieces, it’s the first to emphasize social transparency, moneyless transactions, and attractive visuals. The site is currently invitation-only.

Nanoleaf Limited

Grant in 2016
Nanoleaf Limited designs and provides light bulbs for use in home and office. Its products include thermal water bottles and non-dimmable bulbs. The company serves customers in North America, Asia, Scandinavia, and the Middle East. It sells its products through retailers and online retailers, as well as online. Nanoleaf Limited is based in Canada.

Powermat Technologies

Series C in 2011
Powermat Technologies Ltd. develops wireless charging solutions for mobile devices. The company offers Powermat Ring, which allows users to charge smartphones with a micro USB charging port or an iPhone charging port; and Powermat application that enables users to find nearby charging spots, as well as connect to favorite venues and receive in-store offers. It provides a mobile customer engagement platform that enables businesses to send targeted and contextual information, and updates to people as they charge or when they are on the go. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Petah Tikva, Israel with an additional office in Grandville, Michigan.

Fashion Project

Series A in 2015
Fashion Project is the first designer shopping experience featuring exclusive apparel, shoes, and accessories that are generously donated by style icons, celebrities, and philanthropists from around the world. The majority of each sale is donated to charity. It was founded in 2011 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

Events.com

Series B in 2012
Events.com is a socially-focused suite of cloud-based apps that provides an ideal solution for event organizers and event goers alike. Organizers benefit from a dashboard that features the necessary tools to manage, market and monetize their events—including detailed analytics, robust reporting with actionable insights, integrated marketing and outreach tools, enhanced payment options, and comprehensive functionality to create interactive communities and affinity around their brands.

Hooch

Pre Seed Round in 2016
Hooch Inc. develops subscription based mobile application which offers its members cocktail drinks at network bars in New York, New York and Los Angeles, California. It offers its mobile application on Android and iOS platform. The company is based in New York, New York.

Huron

Series B in 2014
BaubleBar is changing how women shop for fashion jewelry. By offering on-trend styles and contextualizing them with strong editorial references, the company is quickly becoming the first go-to retailer within the $22bn fashion jewelry industry. BaubleBar’s core differentiating factor is its fast speed to market, recognized through its unique sourcing capabilities. The company leverages this by using real-time data to merchandise and design based on current market dynamics and consumer taste preferences. Coupling this with the high-touch customer experience and strong social media reach, BaubleBar is redefining how women think of fashion jewelry brands. BaubleBar (formerly Eight1Six) was founded by Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky in 2010 and has raised $15.6 million in equity financing to date. The Company most recently raised $10 million in Series B funding, in a round led by Burch Creative Capital, the investment firm headed by retail and fashion veteran Chris Burch. Other leading investors in the Company include Accel Partners, Greycroft Partners, Aspect Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Founder Collective, and Lerer Media Ventures.

Little Duck Organics

Series A in 2013
Little Duck Organics Inc. provides no-sugar-added snacks that are made by using nutritious natural ingredients. It offers tiny fruits, tiny veggies, tiny gummies, tiny yogurts, and fig bars for babies. The company sells its products through online retailers, and stores in the United States. Little Duck Organics was founded in 2009 and is based in Brooklyn, New York.

Vaunte

Venture Round in 2013
Vaunte is revolutionizing editorial fashion, celebrating the stylish set, innovating charity, and being socially responsible (recycling amazing closets). Vaunte is a venture backed start up founded by Leah Park and Christian Leone, two Gilt Groupe VP's, and Andy Shin, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has led an engineering team to acquisition by Disney.

Liquipel

Series A in 2012
Liquipel LLC manufactures and supplies liquid repellent substance for electronic devices. The company provides Watersafe nanotechnology that protects electronics from accidental water damage. Its product is used in personal electronic devices, such as iPhones, iPads, iPods, MP3 players, tablets, headphones, and accessories. Liquipel LLC offers its product directly to consumers through its retail location in Seoul, South Korea. The company was formerly known as River Light-Liquipel LLC. Liquipel LLC was founded in 2013 and is based in Santa Ana, California.
NuLabel Technologies is a polymer science and engineering innovations company developing innovative label and packaging solutions to help companies cut costs and reduce waste. label has developed patented adhesive and patent-pending hardware technology that uses activatable adhesives to eliminate the need for a label's non-stick liner backing or the need for messy wet glue used in product packaging. The company was founded in 2009 and headquartered in East Providence, Rhode Island.

Brad’s Raw Foods

Venture Round in 2015
Brad’s Raw Foods offers a range of raw veggie chips, leafy kale, and other healthy food products. These snacks are available in flavors such as cheddar, hot kale, red bell pepper, Indian, sun dried tomato, vegan cheese, natural nacho, garlic, jalapeno, and more. Brad’s Raw Foods won the award for the Most Innovative New Product at the Natural Products Expo East in 2011. The company operates an online store and offers its products via many other retail outlets as well. Brad’s Raw Foods was founded in 2009 in the United States.

NuLabel Technologies, Inc.

Venture Round in 2013
NuLabel Technologies is a polymer science and engineering innovations company developing innovative label and packaging solutions to help companies cut costs and reduce waste. label has developed patented adhesive and patent-pending hardware technology that uses activatable adhesives to eliminate the need for a label's non-stick liner backing or the need for messy wet glue used in product packaging. The company was founded in 2009 and headquartered in East Providence, Rhode Island.

ThisNext

Series C in 2010
ThisNext is a social commerce site where people recommend their favorite products so others can discover what's best to buy online. It blends two powerful elements of real-world shopping otherwise lost for online consumers: word-of-mouth recommendation from trusted sources and the ability to browse products in the way that naturally leads to discovery. ThisNext has also developed a suite of distribution tools for bloggers, online communities and commerce sites