Samuel Yin

About Samuel Yin

Birth Day: August 16, 1950
Birth Place: Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan
Residence: Taipei, Taiwan
Alma mater: Chinese Culture University National Taiwan University National Chengchi University
Occupation: Chairman, Ruentex Financial Group
Known for: Founder, Tang Prize
Spouse(s): married

Samuel Yin

Samuel Yin was born on August 16, 1950 in Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan. Samuel Yin leads Taiwan's Ruentex Group, which has interests in financial services and real estate. Yin also has stakes in Nan Shan Insurance and in Sun Art Retail Group, a leading hypermarket operator in China. His grandfather founded the business, and his wife serves as chairman of Ruentex Industries.
Samuel Yin is a member of Diversified

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Popular As Samuel Yin
Occupation Diversified
Age 73 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born August 16, 1950 (Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan)
Birthday August 16
Town/City Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan
Nationality Taiwan

🌙 Zodiac

Samuel Yin’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Samuel Yin was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.



Yin studied history at Chinese Culture University. He received a master's degree in Business at the National Taiwan University in 1982 and a Ph.D in Business at the National Chengchi University in 1986. In 2004, Yin was named fellow of the Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering. In 2008, he was invited to join Russia's International Academy of Engineering and also awarded the Engineering Prowess Medal, the academy's highest honour. In 2010, Yin received the Henry L. Michel Award for Industry Advancement of Research by the prestigious American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for his contribution in the area of construction Technology research. He was the first person without an academic background in engineering to receive the award.


Yin established the Tang Prize in December 2012. The prize is touted as the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Prize. The mission of the prize is to promote research that is beneficial to the world and humankind, promote Chinese culture and make the world a better place. The prize pays out the equivalent of 1.7 million USD in categories of sustainable development, biopharmaceutical science, sinology and the "rule of law”.


In Taiwan and China, he is recognized as a promoter of entrepreneurship and startups. In 2014, Yin was named as one of the key Investors in Gogoro, an electric scooter startup in Taiwan.

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