Anker is executive vice resident, corporate development for blog platform developer Six Apart, creators of MovableType and TypePad. Prior to joining Six Apart, Andrew was a general partner for five years at August Capital, where he invested in such consumer facing internet companies as Tickle, Evite and Listen.com.
A veteran of two start-ups prior to his venture career, Andrew was the co-founder and chief executive officer of Wired Digital, Inc., a pioneering Internet news and media organization which launched the first advertising supported web site (HotWired) in 1994. Andrew led Wired Digital from its founding through 1998 and built it into one of the 20 largest networks of web sites.
Andrew created and still contributes to VentureBlog and has written for Wired and Business 2.0 magazines. In 1997, he was profiled in the book "Architects of the Web: 1,000 Days that Built the Future of Business."