Commercial real estate isn’t the most diverse industry in Canada, but that hasn’t stopped BOF co-founding director, Dennis Mitchell, from rising to the top.
In this interview with REALTALK, Dennis discusses some of the challenges he faced on the way to his success, along with highlights on how the Black Opportunity Fund will help to pave the way forward for many within the Canadian Black community.
Black finance pros launch fund in Canada for Black-led companies
25 June 2020
A group of Black executives is launching a new fund to invest in Black-controlled companies and organizations in Canada as a way to combat systemic racism.
The Black Opportunity Fund has “highly aspirational” goals for raising funds and will “meld investment capital and social capital together with philanthropy,” according to Ray Williams, managing director and vice chairman at National Bank Financial.