Inner City Insights

Our monthly newsletter provides the latest news and highlights on ICIC’s research, urban business initiatives and events. Sign up for our monthly Inner City Insights.

Past Inner City Insights Issues

April 2019: Opportunity Zones

March 2019: Celebrating Women’s History Month

February 2019: Celebrating Black History Month

January 2019: Organizations Creating Economic Opportunity by Supporting Diverse Entrepreneurs

December 2018: Helping Entrepreneurs of Color Grow their Business

November 2018: Read the ICCC Impact Report!

October 2018: Congratulations Inner City 100 Winners

August 2018: New Program Launch: Inner City Alumni Network (ICAN)

July 2018: WATCH: Kaiser Permanente and ICIC partner to create healthy businesses

June 2018: Introducing ICIC’s new Director of Research, Howard Wial

May 2018: What is Small Business Week and Why Should I Support it?

April 2018: Deval Patrick and Richelieu Dennis Have Proven You Don’t Have to Trade Return for Impact

March 2018: Twelve Organizations Driving More Inclusive Entrepreneurial Systems

February 2018: Small business forward advances a data-driven approach for entrepreneurial support

January 2018: We look back at our favorite Inner City Insights moments of 2017

November 2017: With an unwavering focus on impact, one pioneering entrepreneur brings growth to his company and community

October 2017: How one Harvard professor is sharing his knowledge with inner city business owners

September 2017: The plantain shop that grew into a pillar of the Roxbury community

August 2017: Santander leverages Boston’s strengths to tackle economic inclusivity

July 2017: Building Strong Clusters for Strong Urban Economies

June 2017: The Best Resource for Growing Your Small Business Might be Right Around the Corner

May 2017: The critical role small businesses play in inner city revitalization

April 2017: How small businesses are leading Chicago’s economic renaissance in the inner city

March 2017: The Inner City 100 Conference and Awards leads to a friendship and then a $25 million joint venture

February 2017: New research: Resilient Cities Require Resilient Food Systems

January 2017: The big impact of Small Business Forward grantees

December 2016: Catalyzing a National Conversation: #AccelerateInclusivity

November 2016: Small businesses, big impact – especially on urban unemployment

August 2016: Benchmarking Performance of High-Tech Incubators and Accelerators

July 2016: In America’s Birthplace, Is Innovation Benefitting the Inner City?

June 2016: New Research: Strategies To Create More Inclusive High-Tech Incubators and Accelerators

May 2016: Introducing the new ICIC.org

April 2016: ICIC Hosts SBA Discussion in Dudley Square

March 2016: Leveraging Transit Investment For Inclusive Business Growth In Boston’s Fairmount Indigo Corridor

February 2016: Despite Rhetoric, Poverty Remains a Stronger Force Than Gentrification

January 2016: Models for Cross-Border Collaboration

November-December 2015: ICIC and The Rockefeller Foundation to Kick off Food Resilience Research

October-November 2015: Taking a Closer Look at This Year’s Inner City 100 Winners

September-October 2015: Honoring the Brightest in Fast-Growing Urban Business

August-September 2015: ICIC and Partners Work to Expand Businesses on Boston’s Fairmount-Indigo Corridor

July-August 2015: Technology Helps to Level the Playing Field for Inner City Small Businesses

June-July 2015: Accelerating Cluster Growth: A Playbook for City Leaders

May 2015: Resilient Food Systems, Resilient Cities

April 2015: A Compass for Navigating the Capital Landscape

March 2015: Purpose Built Helps Revitalize Struggling Atlanta Neighborhood

February 2015: Incubators Grow NYC’s Fashion Cluster

January 2015: Creating an Anchored Local Economy in Newark


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