The Money Book: Clinton Foy

The Money Book: Clinton Foy

CrossCut Ventures

Managing Director

Years with firm: 15

Assets under management: $100 million

Clinton Foy has more than 15 years of experience as an operating executive and business counsel to startups, entrepreneurs, and leading video-game, technology, mobile, and internet companies. As chief operating officer, general counsel, and head of business development for Square Enix, a $2 billion video-game publisher, he recruited a top-tier team and built the mobile, social, and online business in North and South America. He managed licensing and strategic partnerships for the “Space Invaders,” “Final Fantasy,” and “Tomb Raider” franchises. In seven years, he oversaw more than 100 product launches across a dozen platforms and grew annual revenues to more than $300 million. Before Square Enix, Foy practiced law with the Heller Ehrman Venture Law Group in Seattle, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley, representing clients including Microsoft Corp., Sony Corp., and Yahoo Inc. He earned a BA from the University of Notre Dame, JD from University of Washington School of Law, and MA from Stanford University.

Industry specialization: Foy focuses on early stage venture capital investment in mobile, social, cloud, consumer, new platforms, augmented reality, virtual reality, and video-game spaces.

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