In his new role, he will help develop the company’s investment platforms.
UTA is expanding its venture funding business. The agency hired veteran investment executive Clinton Fow as a general partner at UTA Ventures, Venture Capital, which builds and invests businesses at the crossroads of media, entertainment, and technology.
Foy will work with Sam Vick, head of UTA Ventures, to develop and develop the agency’s investment platforms through direct investment, venture capital investment, and fund development. UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer said, “Clinton has a deep background in the Entertainment Capital community and a strong track record of raising and investing in funds for Entertainment and Tech and for startups.”
“UTA has ambitious plans to expand its footprint in the venture capital space, and Clinton will play a huge role in taking us to the next level.” “I was thrilled to join the UTA Ventures team to develop and diversify the company’s direct investment and new venture funds,” I said. “UTA Ventures is a highly innovative group in the industry that I have admired for some time.
I look forward to working with my new colleagues and associates in the company. With top creators, gamers, artists, talents, and athletes the opportunity to fund and build the future of technological, entertainment, and new platforms is truly a privilege. ”
Foy was previously the general partner and managing director of CrossCat Ventures, where he was a major investor in StreamTabs, Plans, Fitton, Immortals, and IGC. Gag, which he co-founded and incubated. Previously, he served as a chief operating officer of multi-billion-dollar gaming company Square Enix, known for titles including Tomb Raider, Final Fantasy, and Dragon Quest.
UTA Ventures leverages the agency’s expertise, relationships, and knowledge of the entertainment business landscape to provide companies and clients with a strategic advantage. The team has built, mentored, and invested in a portfolio of over 40 businesses with a collective valuation of billions including Masterclass, Cameo, Patrone, Cloud9, Pocketwatch, Radish Fiction, and NTWRK.
The department also creates businesses for customers, such as Priyanka Chopra Jonas’ haircare line, Anomaly; Tia Mowry’s multicultural welfare company, Anser; Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s Canopy Growth Corporation, a joint venture partnership with Houseplant; And Emma Chamberlain’s Chamberlain Coffee.