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Access Growth Capital
Nominate a company for this free program  

    • Inner City Capital Connections is a free national program that provides practical information to inner city businesses on their financing options and introduces companies directly to investors.
    • Companies will meet with seasoned investors in one-on-one matching sessions. 
       

Qualification Criteria 

    • Be headquartered in or have 51% or more of its physical operations in economically distressed urban areas of the US.
    • Be a for-profit corporation, partnership or proprietorship with revenues of more than $2 million in 2009. 

For questions or more information, contact Hyacinth Vassell at hvassell@icic.org or (617) 297- 3120.

 

Celebrate High-Growth Firms

    • The Inner City 100 Program ranks the fastest-growing inner city companies based on revenue growth from 2005 to 2009. This ranking is then published in Bloomberg BusinessWeek Magazine. 
    • Winners will attend a free one-day executive education session at Harvard Business School and a gala awards dinner
    • Companies will receive national and local media recognition and establish new business contacts

Qualification Criteria

    • Be an independent, for-profit corporation, partnership, or proprietorship.
    • Be headquartered in or have 51% or more of its physical operations in economically distressed urban areas of the US.
    • Have 10 or more full-time employees.
    • Have a five-year operating sales history that includes sales of at least $200,000 in 2005 and at least $1 million in 2009 with no decrease in sales from 2008 to 2009.   
         

Nominations are closed for 2011. For questions or more information regarding 2012 nominations, contact Alex Rodriguez at arodriguez@icic.org or (617) 297-3140.