Eric A. Cox II
Mr. Eric A. Cox II (http://linkedin.com/in/ericcoxii) is the Head of Growth at Netcapital, a registered funding portal headquartered in Boston that helps investors find and fund innovative startups. Netcapital was named the #1 “Best Crowdfunding Platform” out of nearly 4,000 nominees at the FinTech Breakthrough Awards, two years running (2022 and 2023). Prior to joining Netcapital, Eric practiced in the Corporate Law Group at Cooley LLP in their Silicon Valley headquarters. He specialized in emerging companies, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, and public capital markets law. While at Cooley, Eric advised Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) on their $400M acquisition of Shazam. He also advised Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP) and Corsair Gaming Inc. (NASDAQ: CRSR) on their Initial Public Offerings that raised $3.4B and $238M, respectively. Eric earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School where he was a Summer Associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and served as an Advanced Student Attorney for the Zell Entrepreneurship Clinic. He also served as the Legal Due Diligence Advisor for the student-led Social Venture Fund and a Venture Capital Fellow for Mercury Fund and Invest Detroit Ventures. Eric loves hiking, golfing, and boating with his family in Orange County, CA.