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ICCC is excited to return to Memphis for the 6th time in 2021, thanks to our lead sponsor, FedEx! Memphis is home to 256 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 175% growth in revenue, created 513 jobs, and raised $9.59M in capital.

The ICCC Memphis program will be offered virtually in 2021, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the afternoons of Tuesday, June 22nd and Thursday, June 24th.

For questions regarding the 2021 Memphis Cohort, reach out directly to Jarred Jones, Program Coordinator at jjones@icic.org or 617-238-3056.

“[My coach] has been a great fit for us as far as a mentor goes. There are a couple of things that I was dealing with, and he gave me direction – which is huge when you are a small business!”

Incentilock, 2020 ICCC Memphis Participant

2021 Memphis Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: Wednesday, April 7th
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, May 7th
  • Application Deadline: Friday, May 21st
  • ICCC Memphis Virtual Opening Seminar Series: Afternoons of Tuesday, June 22nd and Thursday, June 24th

Become a Nominator for the 2021 Memphis 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 Memphis 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 jjones@icic.org by May 7th.  

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

Become a Collaborator with the 2021 Memphis 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.

Apply for the 2021 Memphis Cohort

Are you a business owner from Memphis 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, May 21st.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Jarred Jones at jjones@icic.org or 617-238-3056.

“I felt stuck before coming today. Now, I feel energized and ready to grow!”

40 Enterprises, 2018 ICCC Memphis 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 Tennessee resources here. 


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