Entrepreneur and risk taker at the top of his game

His S'pore-based venture capital fund aims to generate high returns for investors in gaming business

Mr Henric Suuronen says the gaming business is worth more than movies and music combined, adding that Play Ventures, a Singapore-based venture capital fund, is the only gaming fund that does deals across multiple continents – Europe, Asia and the US. ST PHOTO: JASMINE CHOONG
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Entrepreneur Henric Suuronen has come a long way from his humble background growing up in a single-parent household in Finland with two older brothers.

His father was a dentist who died when Mr Suuronen was eight, and his now-retired mother worked for a ferry company.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 17, 2019, with the headline Entrepreneur and risk taker at the top of his game. Subscribe