Tan Yinglan is the author of The Way Of the VC: Having Top Venture Capitalists On Your Board (Wiley, 2010).
Yinglan had previously been the first Director for China, 3i Venturelab, INSEAD, a joint-venture between private equity firm 3i (LSE:III) and INSEAD where he worked closely with senior management in Asia to develop and manage growth strategies i.e. IPO and M&A opportunities.
He has served on boards of growth ventures in Asia and a U.S. private-equity fund of funds. Yinglan teaches modules on Entrepreneurial Finance and Entrepreneurial Management at Singapore Management University and he has been featured on China Central TV (China’s largest TV network), Dragon TV, The Deal, China Daily, Korean Times, Business FM 89.9 (Malaysian), The Edge (Singapore) and Business Lines (India). Yinglan was educated at Harvard, Stanford and Carnegie Mellon.
He now works in government to enhance the venture capital and entrepreneurship landscape in Singapore. Yinglan has been selected as one of 100 Leaders Of Tomorrow by the St Gallen Symposium in 2010.