Hussain M Elius is a serial entrepreneur, and the founder of Pathao.

Pathao is a a super-app, based out of Dhaka, with a vision of Moving Bangladesh forward. The 14+ different services in Pathao include ride-sharing, logistics, e-commerce, food delivery, payments, BNPL, and more. Started the company from a garage in Dhaka with 3 friends and scaled it to 500+ people. As of 2021, the company has scaled to reach over 8mil+ users, 300,000+ drivers and over 30,000+ merchants and 10,000+ restaurants.

Hussain was born and raised in Dhaka, and completed his postgraduate degree from North South University, Bangladesh. He serves in the Advisory board of NSU Startups Next, an incubator created by his alma mater to promote tech startups.


A dramatized movie is set to be released about the creation of Pathao and air in Cannes' Marché du Film.