APV and The Freedom Skater
APV decided to be the prime sponsor behind theÂ Freedom Skater project because theÂ Freedom Skate aligns with the vision and mission of APV (American Pioneer Ventures) of inspiring, supporting, and cultivating the next generation of entrepreneurs who will create jobs, prosperity, and peaceful cooperation in America and around the world.
American Pioneer Ventures (APV) is dedicated to providing early-stage startups and entrepreneurs with a suite ofbusinessÂ servicesÂ to help take great ideas and turn them into great companies.Â APV has a proven track record working with independent inventors, academic institutions (such asÂ MIT andÂ Penn State), government agencies (such asÂ NASA and theÂ Department of Energy), as well as public and private companies such asÂ Siemens andÂ Mainline.Â The APV team has so far launched four companies, all four of which have been funded by private investors.Â APV is dedicated to helping early-stage startups and entrepreneurs achieve important milestones on the road to successful fund raising, within the constraints normally affecting such companies.
American Patent Agency has patent professionals that can issue patents on a fixed time and fixed fee basis.Â American PatentÂ AgencyÂ professionals are registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. They have successfully secured numerous patents for companies large and small, foreign and domestic.Â For Siemens Corporation, they have drafted and filed 12 patents in the area of biomedical devices.Â For Pioneer Energy, they have developed the companyâ€™s intellectual property strategy and have secured 5 issued U.S. patents and one Canadian patent in the area of clean electricity and clean oil production. For Senduzy Corporation, they have obtainedÂ 2 patents in the area of consumer devices. For KD Secure, they have securedÂ 5 issued U.S. patents and are currently prosecutingÂ 15 other U.S. and international patents.
President and Founder, American Pioneer Ventures & American Patent Agency
Dan Hussain isÂ Founder, President and Chairman of seed-stage capital firmÂ American Pioneer Ventures and patentÂ law firmÂ American Patent Agency, with offices in New York, Pittsburgh, Denver, Johnstown, and Tampa.Â Dan retired from his position as President ofÂ KD Secure, a company he co-founded in 2007, with offices near MITâ€™s campus.Â Dan follows Teddy Rooseveltâ€™s motto “Far better it is to dare mighty things, even though checkered by failure, than to dwell with those poor souls, in that perpetual twilight, that knows neither victory nor defeat,” which he credits for his success.Â Dan is also currently pursuing a PhD inÂ Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.