Portland, OR

Inner City Capital Connections

ICCC is excited to be returning to Portland for a second time in 2020 thanks to our lead sponsor, Kaiser Permanente. We had a successful inaugural cohort of 93 businesses averaging $1.3M in revenue, 4 full-time employees at the time of participation, and an average age of 10 years.

In light of the current situation, we have decided to offer the Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) Portland Opening Seminar as a virtual two-day seminar series that will take place the afternoons of September 29th and October 1st.  

For questions regarding the 2020 Portland cohort, reach out directly to Anna Marie Cruz, Western Regional Manager, at (562) 631-7937 or amcruz@icic.org.

“It was interesting and very well planned. The speakers were excellent and the information provided was relevant and very helpful.”

Pearson & Schachter, 2019 ICCC Portland 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 Oregon resources here.

2020 Portland Recruitment Schedule

  • Kick-Off Breakfast: Monday, July 20th
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, August 21st
  • Application Deadline: Friday, September 4th
  • ICCC Portland Virtual Opening Seminar (2-day series): Tuesday, September 29th and October 1st

Nominate for the 2020 Portland Cohort

ICCC has created the 2020 Portland 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 iccc@icic.org by Friday, August 21st. For questions about the nomination process, contact Anna Marie Cruz at (562) 631-7937 or amcruz@icic.org. 

Apply for the 2020 Portland Cohort

Are you a business owner from Portland 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 4th.

The next step after completing the application is to complete a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Nadia Larasati at 617-238-3034 or nlarasati@icic.org.

“I’m so glad I came! So much useful information in just one day.”

Vista, 2019 ICCC Portland Participant

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