Chicago, IL

Inner City Capital Connections

ICCC is returning to Chicago for the eighth year in 2020. Chicago is home to 399 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 81% growth in revenue, created 1,751 jobs, and raised $244.9M in capital.

For questions regarding the 2020 Chicago cohort, reach out directly to Marynee Pontes, Lead Program Coordinator, at (617) 238-3035 or

“Thank you for this excellent opportunity to learn from engaging speakers who care. It’s great to be able to learn strategies and best practices with experts as well as connect with other entrepreneurs.” 

All Weather Specialist, 2018 ICCC Chicago Participant

2020 Chicago Recruitment Schedule

  • Kick-Off Breakfast: Thursday, March 26th
  • Nomination Deadline: End of May
  • Application Deadline: Mid-June
  • Opening Seminar: Mid-July

Nominate for the 2020 Chicago Cohort

ICCC has created the 2020 Chicago Nominator Process Packet 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 For questions about the nomination process, contact Marynee Pontes at (617) 238-3035 or

Apply for the 2020 Chicago Cohort

Are you a business owner from Chicago and surrounding communities looking to build capacity, get access to capital and contracts, and hire more employees? Then apply to participate in ICCC today!

The next step after completing the application is to complete a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Marynee Pontes at (617) 238-3035 or

“I’ve been to many business development seminars. Nothing compares to the quality of information and instruction!” 

Harmony Point ITC, 2017 & 2018 ICCC Chicago Participant

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