Daniel Gross is a software entrepreneur who founded Pioneer, an upstart venture capital firm devoted to finding new talent around the world using on-line methods, in 2018 when he was 27; he is currently its CEO. Daniel began his tech career with a company called Cue, which he sold to Apple when he was 23, then becoming a Director at Apple. He served as a partner and founder at YCombinator, the esteemed Silicon Valley startup incubator. Forbes named him one of its “30 Under 30” in the Pioneers in Technology category in 2011. The following year, Business Insider named him one of the “25 under 25” in Silicon Valley, and in 2014, the site named him one of “30 under 30 Influential Young People in Tech”. He contributes to Tech Crunch and has written for Medium.