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Apply for the 2022 ICCC Houston program: apply.iccapitalconnections.org

ICCC is excited to return to Houston for the 3rd time in 2022, thanks to our lead sponsor, Regions Bank! Texas is home to 256 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 146% growth in revenue and raised $53M in capital.

The ICCC Houston program will be offered in person in 2022, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the full day of October 5th, 2022. 

Learn more about the ICCC program by checking out our Program Overview Video here. For questions regarding the 2022 Houston cohort, reach out directly to Dana Laurie, Program Coordinator, at dlaurie@icic.org or 617-238-3037


“The seminar provided useful information that will help move the company forward!”

The Paper Plane, 2017 ICCC Dallas Participant


2022 Houston Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: Wednesday August 3rd
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, August 19th
  • Application Deadline: Friday, September 9th
  • ICCC Houston Opening Seminar Series: Full day on Wednesday, October 5th

Apply for the 2022 Houston Cohort

Are you a business owner from Houston 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 9th.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Dana Laurie, Program Coordinator, at dlaurie@icic.org or 617-238-3037


Become a Nominator for the 2022 Houston 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 2022 Houston 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 mpontes@icic.org by Friday, August 19th.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Dana Laurie, Program Coordinator, at dlaurie@icic.org or 617-238-3037


Become a Collaborator with the 2022 Houston 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 Dana Laurie here.


“What an absolute privilege to attend this incredibly humbling and informative conference!”

TM Expedition School, 2017 ICCC Dallas Participant


Resources for Small Business 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 Texas resources here.


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