Herbert Simon Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 2

  • Exits
  • 3


Herbert Simon General Information


Mr. Herbert Simon is a Co-Founder and serves as Advisor at Simon Equity Partners. He is the Chairman Emeritus and co- founder of Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group, Inc., a member of the S&P 500 and the largest U.S. publicly traded real estate company. SPG is engaged primarily in regional malls, Premium Outlet Centers and community/lifestyle centers and currently owns, or has interest in, approximately 380 properties in the North America, Europe and Asia. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y. and educated at City College of New York he earned a B.B.A. degree in business. Mr. Simon, along with brothers Melvin and Fred, founded Melvin Simon & Associates as a private company in 1960, becoming one of this industry's earliest pioneers. In l993, the company made history when Simon Property Group was formed from an Initial Public Offering (NYSE:SPG), becoming the largest REIT IPO in U.S. history at that time. Mr. Simon's diversified business interests beyond real estate include ownership of the NBA franchise Indiana Pacers. He is also part owner of the AAA Baseball Reno Aces. A firm supporter of professional, environmental and community groups, Mr. Simon has served on the board of directors of numerous community and civic organizations. He has held leadership roles within several industry associations. He owned Reno 1868 FC. He is also an Angel Investor.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • United States

Herbert Simon Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Broomly 09-Nov-2015 Angel (individual) 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Roikoi 13-Oct-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Verb (Educational Software) 15-Jun-2015 0000 00000 00.00 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Rallyhood 08-Jul-2013 Early Stage VC 00.000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
Umbel 12-Apr-2012 Early Stage VC 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business 0000000 00000

Herbert Simon Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Verb (Educational Software) 26-Apr-2023 Buyout/LBO
Roikoi 23-Apr-2020 000000000000000000
Umbel 15-Feb-2018 000000000000000000

Herbert Simon Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Herbert Simon Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Herbert Simon Angel Investor 0 Indianapolis, IN

Herbert Simon FAQs

  • Who is Herbert Simon?

    Herbert Simon is an angel Investor who has made 5 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Herbert Simon?

    Herbert Simon is an angel investor.

  • What does Herbert Simon do?

    As an angel investor, Herbert Simon invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Herbert Simon invested in?

    Herbert Simon has made numerous investments in companies like Broomly, Roikoi, and Verb (Educational Software) within the Services (B2C Non-Financial), Business/Productivity Software, and Educational Software industries.

  • What has Herbert Simon invested in recently?

    Herbert Simon's latest investment was on 09-Nov-2015 in Broomly, a company within the Services (B2C Non-Financial) industry.

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