Detroit, MI

ICCC is excited to return to Detroit for the fourth time in 2021! Detroit is home to 173 ICCC alumni, and since their participation in the program they have averaged 238% growth in revenue, created 1,609 jobs, and raised $132.36M in capital.

The ICCC Detroit program will be offered virtually in 2021, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the afternoons of Monday, October 18th and Wednesday, October 20th.

For questions regarding the 2021 Detroit Cohort, reach out directly to Jarred Jones, Program Coordinator, at or 617-238-3056.

“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

2021 Detroit Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: Wednesday, May 12th
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, September 3rd
  • Application Deadline: Friday, September 24th
  • ICCC Detroit Virtual Opening Seminar (2-day series): Afternoons of Monday, October 18th and Wednesday, October 20th

Apply for the 2021 Detroit Cohort

Are you a business owner from Detroit 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 24th.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Sheril Lalani at or 617-238-3015.

Become a Nominator for the 2021 Detroit Cohort

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

We’ve created the 2021 Detroit 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, September 3rd.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Jarred Jones at or 617-238-3056.

Become a Collaborator with the 2021 Detroit 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 Jarred Jones here.

“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 Chaicgo 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 Michigan resources here.


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