Springfield & Western MA

Inner City Capital Connections

Apply for the 2023 Cohort | Nominate and Collaborate

ICCC is excited to return to Springfield and Western MA for the 4th time in 2023! Springfield and Western MA is home to 210 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 144% growth in revenue, and raised $18.4M in capital.

The ICCC Springfield and Western MA program will be offered in-person in 2023, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place Tuesday, August 29th, 2023.

Learn more about the ICCC program by checking out our Program Overview Video here. For questions regarding the 2023 Springfield and Western MA Cohort, reach out directly to Genesis Moran, Program Coordinator, at gmoran@icic.org or (617) 238-3018.

“The opening seminar was excellent! The panel was phenomenal and informative offering diverse resources. The panelists really “get it” and understand the challenges small businesses face. The networking sessions were very beneficial and provided opportunities for future potential collaboration.” 

Specialized Career Guidance, 2022 ICCC Springfield and Western MA Participant

Apply for the 2023 Springfield and Western MA Cohort

Are you a business owner from Springfield and Western MA and surrounding communities looking to grow and scale your business amid the pandemic? If so, apply to participate in ICCC today! The application deadline is Sunday, August 27th, 2023 at 8pm ET.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Genesis Moran at gmoran@icic.org or (617) 238-3018.

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2023 Springfield and Western MA Timeline

  • Kick-Off Event: May TBA
  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, June 30th, 2023
  • Application Deadline: Friday, July 14th, 2023
  • ICCC Springfield and Western MA In-person Opening Seminar Series: Sunday, August 27th, 2023

Become a Nominator for the 2023 Springfield and Western MA 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 2023 Springfield and Western MA Nominator Toolkit which includes our Nominator Process Packet, sample language and social media copy 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 dportillomazal@icic.org by Friday, June 30th, 2023.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Genesis Moran at gmoran@icic.org or (617) 238-3018.

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Become a Collaborator with the 2023 Springfield and Western MA 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 Genesis Moran here. Read below to see some of the ways in which you can get involved:

For additional ways to engage with ICCC, please review the For Partners page here. We are always looking for innovative ways to engage with our partners.


”This is excellent!  High quality!  I immediately was able to apply the learning.  I feel empowered and inspired.” 

TLB Consulting LLC, 2022 ICCC Springfield and Western MA Participant


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