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Demis Hassabis


Dr. Demis Hassabis is a Co-Founder and serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Google DeepMind. Demis is a former child chess prodigy, who finished his A-levels two years early before coding the multi-million selling simulation game Theme Park aged 17. Following graduation from Cambridge University with a Double First in Computer Science he founded the pioneering videogames company Elixir Studios producing award winning games for global publishers such as Vivendi Universal. After a decade of experience leading successful technology startups, Demis returned to academia to complete a PhD in cognitive neuroscience at UCL, followed by postdocs at MIT and Harvard, before founding DeepMind. His research into the neural mechanisms underlying imagination and planning was listed in the top ten scientific breakthroughs of 2007 by the journal Science. Demis is a 5-times World Games Champion, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and the recipient of the Royal Society's Mullard Award and the Royal Academy of Engineering's Silver Medal.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Year Founded
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 5 New Street Square
  • London EC4A 3TW
  • England, United Kingdom

Demis Hassabis Investments (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Entrepreneur First 11-Sep-2017 Later Stage VC 000.00 Other Commercial Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000000 00.0
000000000 20-Jul-2017 00000 00000 0000 Electronic Components Generating Revenue 00000 00000000 00.0
00000000 07-Dec-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Logistics Generating Revenue 00000 00000000 00.0
0000000 000000 13-Jan-2016 00000 00000 0000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 00000 00000000 00.0
000000 (000000 000 24-Aug-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Clothing Generating Revenue 00000 00000000 00.0
000.00 01-Jan-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000 00.0
Just (Food Products) 18-Dec-2014 Later Stage VC 0000 Food Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000000 00.0
Dice (Ticket Booking) 01-Sep-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000 00.0
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Demis Hassabis Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Demis Hassabis Ph.D Angel Investor 0 London, United Kingdom