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Daniar Hussain

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founder and President, American Patent Agency and Founder and President, American Pioneer Ventures (APV). MIT and Carnegie Mellon grad.

Founder and President, American Patent Agency and Founder and President, American Pioneer Ventures (APV). MIT and Carnegie Mellon grad.

3 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Other Engineering
  • Fundraising

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Other Engineering
  • • Fundraising

Involved In


American Pioneer Ventures (APV)
American Patent Agency
HydroConfidence Inc.
KD Secure
KD Secure


Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP


Co-Founder and Board Member Chromatan 2009 - 2011
Founder and President American Pioneer Ventures (APV) October 2006 - present
Researcher Siemens Corporate Research May 2000 - August 2000
Founder and President American Patent Agency November 2006 - present
Consultant Pioneer Energy October 2006 - January 2016
Co-Founder HydroConfidence Inc. July 2010 - December 2013
Consultant and Co-Founder KD Secure October 2006 - December 2013
Co-Founder Chromatan January 2009 - 2011
President and Co-Founder KD Secure April 2007 - February 2009
Scientific Advisor and Patent Agent Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP August 2005 - April 2007
NASA Academy Fellow NASA Goddard Space Flight Center May 2001 - August 2001
Researcher Siemens May 2000 - August 2000


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 2000 - 2004
Carnegie Mellon University Civil & Environmental Engineering 2009 - 2010
Harvard University law, philosophy, literature courses 2000 - 2004
University of Pittsburgh physics, mathematics 1999 - 2000

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Advisor With
  • • Growth Financing
Markets of Interest
  • • Green
  • • Mobile
  • • Small Businesses

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

I have been involved as a co-founder of 3 successful startups, each of which has raised millions in funding.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

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Joseph Palaia
We worked together  •  Vice President of International Business, Pioneer Energy and Co-Founder & Director, Astronauts4Hire. Harvard Business School grad.
I've worked on and off with Dan for the past two years, first in association with Pioneer Astronautics and later Pioneer Energy. Dan is a fe ... llow MIT grad, runs his own patent agency, and is a successful entrepreneur. He's also advised me on one of my own ventures. I believe Dan will provide significant value to your organization and give him my endorsement.
Foster Sayers
We worked together  •  General Counsel/Government Liaison/Public Relations, Vertex Railcar Corporation and General Counsel, Vertex Railroad Technologies.
He has good hustle and great intelligence. He has a great knack for finding people with talents and skills to compliment his own.
John Henri
We worked together  •  Scientist and In-House Patent Agent, Pioneer Energy. Previously Consulting as Patent Agent and Organic Chemist, Starfort LLC.
He is enthusiastic, creative and persevering in his work on projects making him a valuable team member in a startup environment.

Dan Goldman
They're my current cofounder  •  Previously Co-Founder, Pioneer Energy. Co-Founder & COO, Guerillapps.
Dan has been a co founder on at least 2 companies I've been involved with, and he brings drive, seriousness, and most importantly success to ... every startup he's involved in!

Theresa Dankovich
They're my current cofounder  •  Post-doctoral Associate, Carnegie Mellon University and Co-founder and President, pAge Drinking Paper. McGill grad.
Very socially conscious Entreprenuer!

Daniel Pomeroy
We worked together  •  Program Manager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Daniel is a passionate individual in the energy sector and would make a great co founder for any company!

Brad Bader
We worked together  •  Product innovation leader. Head up Cloud Customer Experience at BoA. Past includes BuzzFeed, GroupOn, Harvard Med. andFormer PhD candidate.
Brad is a knowledgable and connected guy who loves the cloud and all of its applications. He is highly enthusiastic and a team player!