Then and now
The boom box in the 70s came with excitement as the user walk around carrying their favorite stations and tunes. It had two decks for cassettes, whereas music played on one, their deck could record what was being played on the first deck. The popularity of the boom box went even higher in the 80s after it was added to movies. Then came the 90s where the music experience was for the first time personalized by the introduction of walkmans. Then came in the iPod, which made music even more personal, despite the gadget being smaller in size a decade later. The growth of technology is dependent on the popularity of what is taken as fashionable.
The technological and fashion synthesis is now taking place. Fashion designers have the impression that by using technology, they would create a masterpiece. A Dutch fashion designer who merges technology with fashion says that such function ability, quality innovation, makes technology a playground where you are rewarded by possibilities that never end. Anouk Wipprecht amazingly came up with a drink-making dress, self-painting dress, and Pseudomorphs.
Mr. Christopher is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Burch Creative Capital. For close to four decades, he has been actively involved in investing across a vast range of businesses. His input has seen the rise of luxury brands and multiple technologies. He formerly served as a member of the Guggenheim Capital and also The Continuum Group.
Mr. Burch’s started out early as an entrepreneur. In 1976 while still at school for his undergrads the College of Ithaca, together with his brother Bob, they invested $2,000 and started Eagle’s Eye, they grew the business to $165 million before selling it to Swire Group.
After he had sold the Eagle’s Eye, Mr. Bruch was among the earliest to invest in Internet Capital Group, a popular IPO story on the internet. He has never looked back since then.