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ICCC is excited to return to Boston for the 7th time in 2021! Massachusetts is home to 511 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 61% growth in revenue, created 2,029 jobs, and raised $94.80M in capital.

The ICCC Boston program will be offered virtually in 2021, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the afternoons of Tuesday, May 18th and Thursday, May 20th.

For questions regarding the 2021 Boston Cohort, reach out directly to Maria Tata, Senior Program Coordinator, at mtata@icic.org or 617-238-3019.

“[My coach] has been awesome, and just having someone to explain and give feedback on [my pitch] and ideas is a huge benefit! [My coach] has direct insight into what I am looking to accomplish.”

Bon Sante Ayiti, 2020 ICCC Boston Participant

2021 Boston Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: Tuesday, March 9th
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, April 16th
  • Application Deadline: Friday, April 30th
  • ICCC Boston Virtual Opening Seminar Series: Afternoons of Tuesday, May 18th and Thursday, May 20th

Become a Nominator for the 2021 Boston 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 Boston 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 mtata@icic.org by Friday, April 16th.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Maria Tata at mtata@icic.org or 617-238-3019.

Become a Collaborator with the 2021 Boston 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 Maria Tata here.

Apply for the 2021 Boston Cohort

Are you a business owner from Boston 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, April 30th.

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 nbekele@icic.org or 617-238-3028.

“This [program] is extremely helpful! Thank you for creating this resource and network!”

Juice & Jazz Cafe, 2018 ICCC Boston 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 Massachusetts resources here.


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