Inner City Capital Connections

Program Overview

Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is a free national program designed to drive the growth of inner city companies. ICCC shows companies how to tap into sources of capital, educates them on their financial options, and provides a forum where companies can connect with investors. ICCC is a partnership between the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Bank of America.

More information about Inner City Capital Connections.

To Nominate:


  • Discover the full range of financial options 
  • Obtain one-on-one feedback from seasoned investors and consultants
  • Optimize your business growth strategy
  • Build and strengthen relationships with investor


Six ICCC events have already occurred: ICCC Los Angeles 2005, ICCC New York 2006, ICCC Miami 2006, ICCC Chicago 2007, New York 2008, and New York 2009.

Since the inaugural event, nearly 150 inner city companies and 115 equity providers have been selected to participate. These companies have raised more than $140 million in capital.

ICCC was founded to bring about the following impacts:

    • Increase capital flow to inner city businesses
    • Market the economic opportunities of the inner city
    • Position inner city companies to achieve size and scale

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Presentations from ICCC 2009 Training
October 20, 2009

The Full Spectrum of Financial Options, ICIC

Developing Strategy & Building Capacity, Next Street Financial

• Key Elements of Equity Investment, SJF Ventures