UTA Appoints Investment Veteran Clinton Foy General Partner in Venture Capital Division – Deadline

Seasoned investor Clinton Foy joins UTA ​​Ventures as General Partner, Venture Capital.

He will work alongside Sam Wick, Head of UTA Ventures, to guide his construction and investment activities in businesses at the intersection of media, entertainment and technology.

Foy will focus on the growth and development of the company’s investment platforms, including direct investment, venture capital investments and fund development. He comes to the Crosscut Ventures agency, where he was a general partner and managing director.

At Crosscut, Foy was the primary investor in several successful businesses, including Streamlabs, PlayVS, FitOn, the leading esports franchise Immortals, and, which he co-founded and incubated. He was previously the COO of multi-billion dollar games company Square Enix, known for well-established titles such as tomb Raider, Final fantasy and Dragon quest.

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“Clinton’s in-depth experience in the venture capital community and a proven track record of raising and investing capital for funds and startups in the entertainment and tech arena make him an ideal partner for the industry. ‘UTA’s entrepreneurial DNA, ”said Jeremy Zimmer, CEO of UTA. “UTA has ambitious plans to expand our footprint in the venture capital arena, and Clinton will play an important role in taking us to the next level.”

Foy called UTA Ventures “a very innovative group in the industry that I have admired for some time. I look forward to working with my new partners and colleagues across the company. “

UTA Ventures has built, advised and invested in a portfolio of over 40 companies, including Masterclass, Cameo, Patreon, Cloud9,, Radish Fiction and NTWRK. The department also develops business for clients, including Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ hair care line, Anomaly; Tia Mowry’s Multicultural Welfare Society, Anser; Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s joint venture partnership with Canada’s largest incumbent, Canopy Growth Corporation, Houseplant; and Chamberlain Coffee by Emma Chamberlain, among others.

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