first_imgNicky Romero invests in ReKTGlobalEDM DJ joins other music industry figures in co-ownership, board membershipRebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterTuesday 18th June 2019Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareEDM DJ Nicky Romero has joined a number of investors supporting esports organization ReKTGlobal.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games Romero will become a co-owner of the organization alongside fellow music industry names Imagine Dragons, Latin music producer Tainy, and music executive Lex Borrero. He will also take a seat on the board alongside house musician Steve Aoki, among others.This marks a string of continued investment support and subsequent acquisitions for the growing esports company. Last year, ReKTGlobal acquired Las Vegas-based esports team Rogue, and just last week announced it acquired gaming website operator and event organization Greenlit Content. It also raised $10.8 million in funding earlier this year to take Rogue to the League of Legends Europe Championship.”With Rogue’s recent global expansion and entry into the new League of Legends Europe Championship, DJ Nicky Romero is the perfect fit,” said ReKTGlobal co-founder Amish Shah. “We are thrilled to welcome him and his visionary mindset to the team and look forward to forging a global connection together.”Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesMTG loses money in Q1 despite greater revenuesESL Gaming parent company doesn’t expect a significant return to live esports events until 2022By Brendan Sinclair 12 days agoGrid secures $10m in Series A fundingGerman-based esports data company will use the “investment to take on the US”By Jeffrey Rousseau A month agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more