Memphis, TN

Inner City Capital Connections

ICCC is returning to Memphis for the fifth year in 2020 thanks to our lead sponsors, FedEx and Regions Bank. Memphis is home to 213 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 170% growth in revenue, created 359 jobs, and raised $8.8M in capital.

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

“I knew right away that ICCC was going to be a partnership that would bring a lot of value. [ICCC] provide[s] high-quality programming, value-added resources, and the opportunity for small businesses to network on a national scale.”

Joann Massey, Director of the Office of Business Diversity & Compliance, City of Memphis, 2018 ICCC Memphis Nominator

2020 Memphis Recruitment Schedule

  • Kick-Off Breakfast: Wednesday, April 15th
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, July 10th
  • Application Deadline: Friday, July 24th
  • Opening Seminar: Thursday, August 20th

Nomination Timeline

Nominate for the 2020 Memphis Cohort

ICCC has created the 2020 Memphis 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 by Friday, July 10th. For questions about the nomination process, contact Marynee Pontes at (617) 238-3035 or

Apply for the 2020 Memphis Cohort

Are you a business owner from Memphis 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 application deadline is Friday, July 24th.

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

40 Enterprises, 2018 ICCC Memphis Participant

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