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Apply for the 2023 Cohort | Nominate and Collaborate

ICCC is excited to return to Canada for the 3rd time in 2023! Canada is home to 98 ICCC alumni, and since their participation they have averaged 112% growth in revenue, and raised $170K in capital.

The ICCC Toronto program will be offered in-person in 2023, with the Opening Seminar Series taking place Thursday, September 14th, 2023.

Learn more about the ICCC program by checking out our Program Overview Video here. For questions regarding the 2023 Toronto Cohort, reach out directly to Laura Quon, Senior Program Coordinator, or 617-238-3020.

“Really enjoyed the speakers — found them engaging and easy to understand, even with more complex topics.”

 Carolyndraws, 2022 ICCC Canada Equal Slice Participant

Apply for the 2023 Toronto Cohort

Are you a business owner from Toronto 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 Friday, August 3rd, 2023.

Once you submit your application, you will be prompted to schedule a phone interview with ICCC. For questions about the application process, contact Dana Laurie at or (617) 238-3037.

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2023 Toronto Timeline

  • Nomination Deadline: Friday, August 3rd, 2023
  • Application Deadline: Friday, August 17th, 2023
  • ICCC Canada In-person Opening Seminar Series: Thursday, September 14th, 2023

Become a Nominator for the 2023 Toronto 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 Toronto 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 by Friday, August 17th, 2023.

For questions about the nomination process, Laura Quon at or 617-238-3020.

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Become a Collaborator with the 2023 Toronto 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 Laura Quon 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.

“All speakers were very informative and experts on their subjects.  The finance, Talent Management, and Marketing were the most helpful, though I feel all aspects are helpful depending on where each entrepreneur is in their business journey.”

Cross The Road Restaurants Ltd, 2022 ICCC KFC Recipe for Success Canada Participant


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