Inner City Capital Connections

ICCC will return to Chicago in 2017 for the sixth time in the program’s history. Chicago’s robust network of ICCC alumni includes 102 businesses that have created 555 jobs and raised $86 million in capital. In partnership with Bank of America, BMO Harris, the University of Chicago, and General Growth Properties, ICCC’s impact in Chicago continues to grow.

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 June 20, 2017
Nomination deadline: May 26, 2017
Opening executive education seminar: June 27, 2017

Apply or nominate

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

Meet the alumni

Learn more about our inspiring alumni from Chicago:

Trice Construction Company: Stephanie Hickman, CEO of Trice Construction Company took over the family business in 2007 when it was a cement company. She has since expanded and grown the company to be the successful full-service construction company that it is today. ICCC helped Stephanie position her company for both capital and growth.


Microlution: Microlution is a precision machine technology company that sells automotive, biomedical, and aerospace components to Fortune 100 companies. CEO Andy Phillip attended ICCC to learn how to position his business for capital. Since participating in ICCC, Phillip has been able to sell the company to GF Machining Solutions.

In the news

August 17, 2016: Medium, An Untapped Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: America’s Inner Cities

January 5, 2017: Machinery, GF Machining Solutions set to acquire Microlution Inc.

Made possible by

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

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