San Diego, CA

Inner City Capital Connections

ICCC is excited to return to San Diego for the 4th time in 2021, thanks to our lead sponsor, Kaiser Permanente! San Diego is home to 162 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 82% growth in revenue, and raised $5.35M in capital.

The ICCC San Diego program will be offered virtually in 2021, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place the mornings of Tuesday, June 29th and Thursday, July 1st

For questions regarding the 2021 San Diego Cohort, reach out directly to Anna Marie Cruz, Western Regional Manager, at or 617-238-3055.

“It was great! It really validated a lot of what we have been doing as a small business, and connected me with some experienced mentors that have already helped inform some strategy adjustments. Thank you so much for helping make the event possible! It was overall a wonderful experience!”

PromoDrone, 2020 ICCC San Diego Participant

2021 San Diego Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: Thursday, April 8th
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, May 14th
  • Application Deadline: Friday, May 28th
  • ICCC San Diego Virtual Opening Seminar Series: Mornings of Tuesday, June 29th and Thursday, July 1st

Become a Nominator for the 2021 San Diego 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 San Diego 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, May 14th.  

For questions about the nomination process, contact Anna Marie Cruz at or 617-238-3055.

Become a Collaborator with the 2021 San Diego 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 Anna Marie Cruz here.

Apply for the 2021 San Diego Cohort

Are you a business owner from San Diego 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 28th.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Indhira Taveras at or 617-238-3030.

“This was very well organized and conducted. Thank you for the opportunity!”

Fintax CPAs, 2020 ICCC San Diego 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 California resources here.


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