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04-06-17

ICIC and Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton launch first-in-the-nation initiative to stimulate business growth and job creation

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In February ICIC and Massachusetts 6th District Congressman Seth Moulton announced a partnership to strengthen the small business ecosystem in his district’s seven cities. Moulton’s North Shore district is the first in the nation to offer ICIC’s Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) program as part of a region-wide strategy to stimulate business growth and job creation. Read More


04-03-17

Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in Incubators and Accelerators—the Search for Effective Strategies

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Last month, following the announcement of the latest cohort of companies selected for Techstars Seattle, Managing Director Chris DeVore penned a very public plea for help. In a blog post entitled “Techstars Seattle Diversity Update: Failing, Frustrated + Asking for Help,” DeVore writes: “While I am proud and excited about ... Read More


01-09-17

Benchmarking Metrics for High-Tech Incubators and Accelerators

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Despite the proliferation and growing support for incubators and accelerators, especially in the technology sector, data and research measuring their performance is surprisingly limited. Some incubators and accelerators simply don’t capture any data on their programs or the businesses they support. And those tracking robust performance metrics often lack benchmarks ... Read More


12-07-16

Here’s what happens when urban entrepreneurs learn to craft powerful pitches for investors

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On November 16-17th Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC), one of ICIC’s Urban Business Initiatives, held its annual culminating conference at Columbia University in New York City. ICCC helps firms achieve sustained growth through education and training, while increasing the flow of capital to urban businesses and underserved communities. In the last session of the conference, graduates put their ICCC education to work by pitching to potential capital providers. Read More


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