Hartford, CT

ICCC is excited to return to Hartford, CT for the third time in 2021! Hartford is home to 121 ICCC alumni, and since their participation in the program they have created 285 jobs, and raised $1.42M in capital.

The ICCC Hartford program will be offered virtually in 2021, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the afternoons of Monday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 3rd.

For questions regarding the 2021 Hartford Cohort, reach out directly to Indhira Taveras, Senior Program Coordinator, at itaveras@icic.org or 617-238-3055.

“I really enjoyed the seminars, and also enjoyed the time with fellow business owners. This program will be helpful to my business growth.”

Creativista Charm, 2020 ICCC Hartford Participant

2021 Hartford Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: Tuesday, August 31st
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, October 1st
  • Application Deadline: Friday, October 15th
  • ICCC Hartford Virtual Opening Seminar (2-day series): Afternoons of Monday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 3rd

Apply for the 2021 Hartford Cohort

Are you a business owner from Hartford 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, October 15th.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Laura Quon at lquon@icic.org or 617-238-3020.

Become a Nominator for the 2021 Hartford 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 Hartford 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 itaveras@icic.org by Friday, October 1st.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Indhira Taveras at itaveras@icic.org or 617-238-3055.

Become a Collaborator with the 2021 Hartford 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 Indhira Taveras here.

“You have done an excellent job in the selection of faculty! Kudos for providing personalized interpreting support for Spanish speakers.”

Attorney Ann R. Smith, 2020 ICCC Hartford 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 Connecticut resources here.


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