Full Name
Isaac Olowolafe
Job Title
General Partner
BKR Capital
Speaker Bio
Isaac Olowolafe Jr. is the Co-founder & General Partner of BKR Capital. Before co-founding BKR, Isaac was acting as General Partner for the Dream Maker Venture fund (DMV), a successful VC fund that primarily invested in early-stage technology companies with founding teams inclusive of persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+, immigrant, refugee and Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Isaac is an award-winning real estate entrepreneur, angel investor and philanthropist. Isaac’s corporation, Dream Maker Inc., successfully operates multiple divisions including a brokerage, real estate development, wealth management, property management, education, private equity and insurance. Amongst other projects, the development division celebrated the completion of the first major mixed-use development (condos, townhomes, retail) called Dream Residences and a boutique hotel called Dream Suites @ YYZ, located near the Toronto international airport. Dream Maker Developments also became the jersey sponsor of the Men and Women National Basketball Team from 2017 to 2020.

Isaac received a Bachelor in Economics from the University of Toronto. He has received numerous awards and 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 a Public Service Award from the Transformation Institute for Leadership & Innovation and Toronto Board of Trade Award. In addition to his membership in the Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) Innovation Circle, Isaac made a generous donation, which named the Isaac Olowolafe Jr. Digital Media Experience Lab in Toronto Metropolitan University’s iconic Student Learning Centre, and co-created the Black Innovations Programs out of TMU’s technology incubator, the DMZ.
Isaac Olowolafe