20VC: Why You Have To Be A Good Long Term Actor To Succeed in VC & How Owning An Esports Team Could Be A $Bn Outcome with Clinton Foy, General Partner @ Crosscut Ventures
1.) How did Clinton make the transition from COO at $Bn games company to being a VC in LA?
2.) Question from Cross Cut LP: Judith Elsea: What were the biggest takeaways from operating that make Clinton a better VC? What are the biggest surprises about being a VC? What are the biggest adjustments Clinton have had to make to be a VC?
3.) How important does Clinton feel network building and relationships are to being a good investor Is this a market of predators? Can the ‘nice guys’ sometimes win? How does Clinton look to relationship build in a natural and organic way?
4.) On the operations side, Clinton helped Esports company, The Immortals raise a seed round. How was that experience for Clinton? What were the challenges? Is investing in an e-sports team a venture investment with potential $Bn outcome?
5.) What is the reason for the mass rise in Esports and Esports investing? How does the rise of mobile affect this? What is the future of Esports vs traditional sports?
Items Mentioned In Today’s Episode:
Clinton’s Fave Blog: Dean Takahashi: Venture Beat
Clinton’s Most Recent Investment: The Immortals
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