Diversifying and Conquering as Entrepreneurs with Isaac Olowolafe – October 22nd 2019

Episode Overview

Entrepreneurship comes in many different forms and from many different places – something which Isaac Olowolafe, Founder of Dream Maker Inc. is well aware of.

A well-known entrepreneur, business owner, and philanthropist. Isaac Olowolafe launched Dream Maker Ventures in 2016, a private equity firm launched to provide mentorship and capital to small and medium-sized businesses in all industries, successfully operating in multiple divisions including a brokerage, real estate development, wealth management, property management, education, private equity, and insurance.

“I would make sure entrepreneurship is as diverse and inclusive as possible from a funding point of view. The more diversity you get, the more opinions you’re able to get.”

Isaac is a recipient of numerous awards and letters of recognition, including a Harry Jerome Business Award, an Enterprise Business Award by Planet Africa, an Arbor Award from the University of Toronto, a Business Leadership Award by Leadership and Governance Canada Inc. and more.

In this week’s episode of the #StartupCanadaPodcast, Rivers Corbett sits down with Isaac to help entrepreneurs understand the value of making diversity a priority in the entrepreneurial landscape in Canada, and how pivoting with the market will keep your business on track.

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