Sports and entertainment firm UTA has announced the addition of Clinton Foy as a general partner to its UTA Ventures division. Foy will work to grow the company’s direct investing portfolio with a focus on venture funding.
Prior to joining UTA, Foy served as general partner and managing director for Crosscut Ventures, a firm active in the esports space. During his time with Crosscut, Foy was lead investor in several gaming and esports rounds including with Streamlabs, PlayVS, and Immortals Gaming Club. Foy is also a co-founder and co-owner of IGC.
His experience also extends to the development side of gaming, having previously worked as COO for Square Enix, best known for the popular Final Fantasy video game franchise.
UTA Ventures has already dipped its toe into esports, having previously invested in North American organization Cloud9.
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