New Jersey

Inner City Capital Connections

ICCC is excited to come to New Jersey for the 1st time in 2021, thanks to our lead sponsor, Santander Bank! ICCC has previously hosted cohorts in Philadelphia, New York, and Baltimore, and we look forward to expanding our impact in the region.

The ICCC New Jersey program will be offered virtually in 2021, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the afternoons of Tuesday, June 15th and Thursday, June 17th.

For questions regarding the 2021 New Jersey Cohort, reach out directly to Derek Sexton, Senior Program Coordinator at or 617-238-3039.

“Thank you so very much! [I feel] I should be the one who contributes to ICCC. You guys are the ones who worked very hard to bring small businesses together and help us.”

Advanced Infrastructure Design, 2020 ICCC Philadelphia Participant

2021 New Jersey Timeline

Kick-Off Event: Wednesday, March 24th

Nomination Deadline: Friday, April 30th

Application Deadline: Friday, May 14th

ICCC Philadelphia/New Jersey Virtual Opening Seminar Series: Afternoons of Tuesday, June 15th and Thursday, June 17th

Become a Nominator for the 2021 New Jersey 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 New Jersey 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, April 30th.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Derek Sexton at or 617-238-3039.

Become a Collaborator with the 2021 New Jersey 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 Derek Sexton here.

Apply for the 2021 New Jersey Cohort

Are you a business owner from New Jersey 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 14th.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Maria Tata at or 617-238-3019.

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Faithfueled Mom, 2018 ICCC Philadelphia Participant


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