Inner City 100

Celebrating Small Business Growth and Community Impact

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ICIC has identified and celebrated the 100 fastest-growing businesses in under-resourced communities across the nation since 1999. Inner City 100 (IC100) awards are published annually and were unveiled at ICIC’s Annual Conference December 8, 2022.

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Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy. They provide local residents and surrounding anchor institutions with vital services, create jobs where they’re needed most, and generate wealth for the betterment of their respective communities. In light of the economic and financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, small businesses are more vital now than ever to local economies and small business ecosystems.

We’re excited to announce that we’re accepting nominations for the 2023 IC100 award and will soon be accepting applications. To learn more about the nomination and/or the application process, click on the above tabs.

For questions, contact us at InnerCity100@icic.org.

2022 IC100 Special Award Winners

PRINTFRESH, LLC – RECIPIENT OF THE BUSINESS GROWTH AWARD 

Printfresh, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based clothing brand was founded in 2016 by textile designer and fashion entrepreneur Amy Voloshin and her husband (and business partner) Leo Voloshin. A majority woman-owned business, Printfresh received the Business Growth Award for being ranked the #1 fastest-growing company on the IC100 in 2022. This marks the first year that Printfresh has earned this distinct honor.

ASPIRE CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN – RECIPIENT OF THE CHEVRON DOROTHY A. TERRELL COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD 

Aspire Construction and Design, an Atlanta, Georgia-based general contracting company was honored with the 2022 Chevron Dorothy A. Terrell Community Impact Award named in honor of ICIC’s first President and CEO, Dorothy Terrell. The award quantifies tangible ways that thriving businesses from under-served areas invest in and enhance their communities.

SISTERS TRAVELING SOLO – RECIPIENT OF THE FEDEX CHAMPION OF GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD 

Sisters Traveling Solo, LLC, an Atlanta, Georgia-based solo travel company for women of color, was awarded the 2022 FedEx Champion of Global Entrepreneurship Award. This award recognizes one IC100 winner for its embodiment of FedEx’s values and commitments to diversity, global trade, empowering entrepreneurs, and creating employment opportunities.


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