Atlanta, GA

Inner City Capital Connections

ICCC is excited to return to Atlanta, GA for the 4th time in 2021! Atlanta is home to 241 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 56% growth in revenue, created 1,282 jobs, and raised $15.29M in capital.

The ICCC Atlanta program will be offered virtually in 2021, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the afternoons of Tuesday, October 5th and Thursday, October 7th.

For questions regarding the 2021 Atlanta Cohort, reach out directly to Anna Marie Cruz, Western Regional Manager, at or 617-238-3055.

“ICCC is awesome! I didn’t know what to expect from them, and from what I’ve experienced so far, I am thoroughly impressed! I am so grateful to be a part of the program.”

Tracey West Irresistible Pound Cakes, 2020 ICCC Atlanta Participant

2021 Atlanta Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: Wednesday, June 30th
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, August 20th
  • Application Deadline: Friday, September 10th
  • ICCC Atlanta Virtual Opening Seminar Series: Afternoons of Tuesday, October 5th and Thursday, October 7th

Become a Nominator for the 2021 Atlanta Cohort

As a Nominator with ICCC, we would work together to identify and nominate businesses in your network to participate in ICCC.

We’ve created the 2021 Atlanta Nominator Toolkit which includes our Nominator Process Packet, sample language to promote the program, and other tools to best assist you through the nomination process. It outlines the various ways you can get involved as a nominator, the nomination and application timelines, best practices, and FAQs.

You can nominate business owners using our online Nomination Form, or by uploading your nominations to the ICCC Nomination Template and emailing it to by Friday, August 20th.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Anna Marie Cruz at or 617-238-3055.

Become a Collaborator with the 2021 Atlanta Cohort

As a Collaborator with ICCC, we would work together to promote and provide resources to the larger small business ecosystem by hosting webinars, volunteering as coaches for ICCC, and participating in various panel discussions.

If you’re interested in serving as a Collaborator, please schedule a call to speak with Anna Marie Cruz here.

Apply for the 2021 Atlanta Cohort

Are you a business owner from Atlanta and surrounding communities looking to pivot your business and to gain insights to help your business survive, recover and grow? If so, apply to participate in ICCC today! The application deadline is Friday, September 10th.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Naomi Bekele at or 617-238-3028.

“I really enjoyed this seminar. In my line of business, I feel so alone, and with this, I felt like I was part of a team!”

Signs of Joy, 2020 ICCC Atlanta Participant

Resources for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

We’ve created the Small Business Resource Center, which hosts a wide range of national and local resources aimed at supporting small businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find local Georgia resources here.


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