Tekkorp disruptor fund adds Steve Schrier as strategic commercial advisor
Tekkorp Capital the online gambling investment fund led by Matt Davey (CEO) and Robin Chhabra (President), has bolstered its strategic advisory, welcoming industry figurehead Steve Schrier to its ranks.
An expert in the commercial development and planning of igaming enterprises, Schrier is the former Commercial Director and founding team member of Ash Gaming, an independent slot developer acquired by Playtech Plc in 2012 for $30 million.
A 25-year industry veteran, Schrier has served in c-level commercial development roles for gambling technology PLCs Playtech and SG Digital – the former online gambling unit of Scientific Games Corporation.
Schrier is the latest figurehead to join Davey and Chhabra’s Tekkorp fund, which seeks to capitalise on global gambling’s next raft of breakthrough enterprises that will disrupt the industry’s business landscape.
Expanding Tekkorp’s strategic advisory on M&A and venture capital opportunities, Schrier joins the new recruits of former William Hill Online CEO Crispin Nieboer, US media and gaming specialist Andy Clerkson, senior investment associate Martin Kostov and former Playtech investment advisor Roger Lu, who leads the fund’s Cryptocurrency and Blockchain initiatives alongside former PokerStars executive, Tarvi Randve.
“Steve Schrier’s commercial know-how at the forefront of this industry gives us even more strength in depth,” Matt Davey commented.
“If Tekkorp Capital is to fully realise its potential as a key strategic player in the development of the global gaming sector then it’s essential we ensure we have the best possible mix of talents and experience.”
This April, Tekkrop garnered global business headlines, announcing its lead investment in a new Australian market venture led by former Sportsbet AUS founder Matt Tripp, working in partnership with the Murdoch Family’s News Corp Group – Australia’s biggest media and entertainment group.