Current Speaker - Olutoyin Oyelade

Olutoyin Oyelade
Olutoyin Oyelade

Founder of Friends of Africa


Olutoyin is the Founding Partner/CEO at InVcap Corporation-An Investment advisory firm with partners in Nigeria and Canada. InVcap recently completed an  Investment Advisory deal- in Nigeria- Phase 1 of SplashWorld- a WaterPark,  located at Ikogosi Ekiti, Southwest Nigeria. InVcap is Lead Investor at EntrepreneursPoint-a Co-work Incubator in Canada.​

Olutoyin’s experience in the Investment sector spans over 23 years. She managed Intercontinental Group’s fund portfolio of over $8bn and rose to become Group Treasurer in 2006. Olutoyin  now supervises InVcap’s Investment strategy.

In the non-profit sector, Olutoyin serves as an Advisor with the African Expert Network, a Washington DC group of Investment Experts, drawn from the global financial sector to advise Investors on Africa. In 2019, Olutoyin was Inducted into the  GLOBAL Leaders Forum by Women of Influence, Canada. She serves on many boards in Africa and North America.

Olutoyin has Founded many non-profit initiatives and social enterprises including, Casa Foundation, AfroInvestors, Friends of Africa, and EP Academy all in Canada. She is the recipient of many awards including the Diasporan Achiever Award-Nigeria; Women of Courage Award-Canada; African Impact Leadership Award at African Women Forum, NewYork, SuperWomen Achievers Awards in Canada, amongst others.

Olutoyin is a Public Speaker and has spoken  on Forums including: VoiceAmerica, TEDx, Amazon, Invest in Africa Forum and more. She has authored several publications, including the NewYork Times Top Picks Advancing Beyond the Ceiling.  Olutoyin is an Adjunct Professor and teaches Entrepreneurship in Universities and Colleges. ​

Olutoyin has a Doctorate in Management (Leadership) from the University of Maryland, University College, and is a graduate of Wharton School’s Advanced management program, IMD Lausanne’s Business Marketing, and Lagos Business School’s Senior Management Program.

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