Me & My Money: Venture capitalist and father of 8 supports research breakthroughs

Finian Tan hopes his support of research breakthroughs will help needy gain access to the benefits

Mr Finian Tan, 58, and his wife Fiona Goh, 40, with their eight children. The four older sons are aged between 18 and 32, with two currently doing their national service, and the four youngest are quadruplets under a year old.
Mr Finian Tan, 58, and his wife Fiona Goh, 40, with their eight children. The four older sons are aged between 18 and 32, with two currently doing their national service, and the four youngest are quadruplets under a year old.PHOTO: FINIAN TAN

Venture capitalist - and father of eight - Finian Tan hopes the fruits of his investments in medical research and technology will reach those who may not be able to afford them.

Providing the less privileged with access to medical advancements is something he intends to do with his foundation, which he started with his wife in 2018.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 23, 2020, with the headline 'Venture capitalist's credo: To whom much is given, much is required'. Subscribe