Inner City Capital Connections

ICCC returns to Boston for a third consecutive year in 2017. Boston is home to 107 alumni businesses that collectively employ over 5,000 people. Since participating in ICCC, they have raised $33 million in capital, grown revenues by an average of 35%, and created 131 jobs. Our partnership with the North Shore Alliance and the Enterprise Center at Salem State University will help expand the program’s impact on small business growth in the North Shore region.

Read more about ICCC’s regional and national impact in the 2017 Impact Report.

2017 schedule

Application deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until May 26, 2017
Nomination deadline: May 12, 2017
Opening executive education seminar: June 12, 2017

Apply or nominate

The application period for the 2017 ICCC Boston program is closed.

Meet the alumni

Learn more about our inspiring alumni:

 MEM Tea: MEM Tea is a tea importer, distributor and wholesaler based in the Greater Boston area. Owner Gilbert Tsang said the ICCC program helped further develop his growth plan and affirmed his confidence in his vision.

Guardian HealthcareGuardian Healthcare is a Medicare and Medicaid certified company that provides nursing, therapy services, case management and certified home health aides to individuals and families across Massachusetts. Co-Founder Jose de la Rosa integrated what he learned about talent management at ICCC to build a “family” culture so the company can reduce employee turnover and create sustainable growth for long-term success.

International Medical Interpreters of the North Shore: IMINS is a medical, academic and business interpreter company that serves medical institutions in the Greater Boston area in over 60 languages. Husband and wife team, CEO Cynthia Schenck and President William Schenck, secured 3 new customers and infused new strategic growth plans after participating in ICCC.

Tremendous Maid: Tremendous Maid is a residential and commercial contract cleaning company founded in 2010 that services the Boston and Greater Boston area. Through ICCC, CEO Victoria Amador honed her financial knowledge, learned key metrics to analyze growth and found new ways to engage her growing staff.

In the news

February 17, 2017: Newburyport News, New program available for businesses

February 6, 2017: The Daily Item, Seminar Explains Success for Small Business

February 6, 2017: Gloucester Daily Times, Moulton: ‘Keep the Faith’ When it Comes to Business Landscape

February 5, 2017: Sippican Week, It’s a Wrap: Couple Promises Longer Lasting Food with Innovative Product

January 30, 2017: The Daily Item, Small Businesses Given Coaching, Network Help

January 22, 2017: The Salem News, Swanson wants to see Enterprise Center Expand its Impact

August 9, 2016: The Boston Globe, Building Economic Justice in America’s Cities

Made possible by

Thanks to our dedicated partners for making ICCC possible in Boston:

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