Site Selection & Technology Scouting



Anker Ventures LLC is a NYC based provider of global site selection advisory, technology scouting and strategic communications services. Anker Ventures is specialized in economic development solutions and facilitate foreign direct investment. Anker Ventures also supports companies with their international expansion. Learn more about Anker Ventures’ services.

Anker Ventures was founded by Lukas Sieber. Lukas is an investment communications professional and entrepreneur with a track record of helping dozens of companies to successfully expand and raising the profile of governments and locations. Lukas speaks frequently at international technology events and conferences on economic development, foreign direct investment, blockchain, augmented and artificial intelligence and other topics at the intersection of society, economy and technology. He has been leading the operations of Greater Zurich Area in North America attracting investment to Switzerland in life sciences, software, blockchain, artificial intelligence, AR/VR and other technologies, creating hundreds of jobs. Lukas is also the Co-Founder of the Mindfire Foundation, a blockchain-backed research and collaboration platform to decode human intelligence. In addition, Lukas has been heading the international affairs department for the leading communications and marketing agency Warschawski. He has worked for Burson Marsteller in Europe, and for the Swiss Embassy in Washington, DC as head of Public Diplomacy. Lukas holds a master’s degree from the University of Zurich in Political Science and Geography and earned a Masters in International Business Management from Georgetown University. Lukas lives in Brooklyn, NY, and is an active rock climber and paragliding pilot.

Selected Speaking engagements

  • World Economic Forum (Infosys, ETH Zurich, Klosters Forum)

  • Digital Economic Forum (Zurich)

  • Blockchain Summit (Zug)

  • START Summit (St. Gallen)

  • Urban Future Lab (Brooklyn)

  • URBACT (European exchange & learning program promoting sustainable urban development, San Sebastian))

  • Meetups on blockchain & AI (Washington DC, New York)

  • Mindfire Mission-1 (Davos)

  • Greater Zurich Honorary Ambassador Celebrations (Boston & San Francisco)