Kelvin Tan

CEO & Chief Investment Officer Origin Capital

Kelvin is the founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Origin Capital Management Pte Ltd, responsible for the overall investment strategy and direction of the firm. Managing the firm’s entire investment transaction life-cycle from origination, to screening, negotiation and exits, he also chairs the investment committee(s) for funds managed by the firm.

Prior to Origin Capital, Kelvin co-founded a corporate VC firm, GTR Ventures, and served as its Chief Investment Officer, where he screened over 150 global start-ups specialised in trade and supply chain finance and closed 10 investment deals. One of them achieved an exit ROI of 400% over 18 months. He also raised S$0.75m from a Singapore government agency – Enterprise Singapore’s Trade Infrastructure Development Fund – to venture build specialised startups in SME and supply chain finance.