Inner City Capital Connections

ICCC will return to Chicago in 2018 for the seventh time in the program’s history. Chicago’s robust network of ICCC alumni includes 200 businesses that have created 935 jobs and raised $94 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 2018 Impact Report.

2018 schedule

Application deadline: Applications are now closed
Kick-off Breakfast: March 29, 2018
Opening executive education seminar: June 18, 2018

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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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