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09-12-17

How one Harvard professor is sharing his knowledge with inner city business owners

ICIC

A key aspect of the Inner City Capital Connections program is executive education focused on capacity-building, which allows entrepreneurs an opportunity to receive high-quality training while running their businesses. The success of the program depends on the quality of the professors who have been recruited from leading business schools throughout the country. Of these educators, Steven Rogers is surely one of the most beloved. Now the most senior teacher in the ICCC program, Rogers considers himself a tenured faculty member. Read More


09-08-17

Grocery Stores Growing into Their Role as Inner City Economic Catalysts

ICIC

From urban agriculture to kitchen incubators, many forms of food-related enterprises can act as catalysts for inner city job growth and business development. While the direct impact of grocery stores is more commonly considered part of the broader discussion around food deserts, they too can have significant economic effect on their local communities. Read More


09-05-17

How to harness the power of digital advertising to grow your small business

ICIC

Rocket Fuel is a predictive marketing software company founded in 2008 that aims to use big data to help marketers transform their digital advertising. There is ample opportunity for small businesses to harness the power of big data, especially when they are armed with the right tools and mindset. That’s why ICIC recruited RocketFuel’s JC Medici and Amanda Whiteman for our monthly CEO Series Webinars to share insights on how data can be integrated with digital advertising and used by small businesses to accelerate their growth. Read More



08-24-17

New Advocates on the Scene to Support the Maker Movement

ICIC

A common misperception about the Maker Movement is that it is limited to crafters and hobbyists with only a narrow impact on local and regional economies. While some makers are indeed hobbyists, the movement also includes many active and nascent entrepreneurs who are interested in commercializing their products. These products can range widely, from jewelry and leather goods, to craft beer and artisanal bread, to drones and mini robots. Read More


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