James Simons Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 2
  • Portfolio
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 1

James Simons General Information


Dr. James Simons is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman of the Board at Simons Foundation. Dr. Simons serves as Director at Renaissance Technologies. He is a Co-Founder and serves as President at Paul Simons Foundation. He also serves as President and Director at Mjs Foundation Inc. Before that, served as Chairman at Renaissance Technologies. Simons holds a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and won the American Mathematical Society's Veblen Prize for his work in geometry in 1975. He is a Trustee of the Stony Brook Foundation, The Rockefeller University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, and the Institute for Advanced Study, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. He is also an Angel Investor.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • East Setauket, NY
  • United States

James Simons Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Numerai 12-Aug-2020 Early Stage VC 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000 00.0
0000 00000 23-May-2017 00000 00000 0000 Alternative Energy Equipment Out of Business 00000 000000 00.0
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James Simons Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000 00000 11-Apr-2021 000 00 00000000
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James Simons Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
James Simons Ph.D Angel Investor 0 0 East Setauket, NY
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James Simons Co-Investors (32)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Ashley Fontana 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
First Round Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Howard Morgan 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Playfair Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Union Square Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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