Chase Gummer
Founder & Managing Partner

Chase is an experienced consultant, analyst, and technology writer. As chief tech correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, he covered a variety topics from venture capital and startups to innovation policy and the future of manufacturing. He has worked as a digital consultant for corporate clients including RWE AG/innogy SE, Bayer, and Audi AG. Before founding Anchor Point, Chase headed up the Fellowship Program at hy! | The Axel Springer Ecosystem Company, helping executives craft their own innovation strategy. Linkedin

Bastian Schmidtke
Founder & Managing Partner

Bastian is an entrepreneur, product developer and technologist. He founded orderbird AG in 2010, an award-winning iPad Point of Sale (POS) system for the hospitality industry that is expanding across Europe. His company has raised more than EUR 30 million from investors such as Metro AG and McKinsey’s venture arm, Digital + Partners. Bastian has mentored a variety of corporate partners and joint ventures including Coca Cola, Dr. Oetker, Red Bull, and Lufthansa. Linkedin