Weekly Resource #6 – Inner City Capital Connections

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Is your small business in an economically distressed city?

Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is a free, national program designed to help you access the capital necessary to achieve sustainable growth & provide employment opportunities for residents.

Brought to you by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), ICCC provides financial education and peer-to-peer mentoring for investment-ready companies and facilitates relationships with debt & equity providers and business strategy experts.  Participants gain practice and a thorough understanding of how to successfully pitch their business to capital investors.

Companies in 133 cities and 35 states have already leveraged this training with successful results.  Eighty-nine percent of them raised capital within 2 years of participation and 55% did so within a year.  Could you be next?  ICIC is now accepting applications for upcoming executive education seminars in the following cities:

Cleveland     –     Detroit

Designed for company owners and taught by respected experts, this interactive program explores  a variety of business finance options and teaches the importance of building your capacity to successful prepare for and manage the subsequent growth.  Select participants will earn the opportunity to showcase their learning and market their companies at the ICCC Conference at Fortune Magazine in New York City.  Past participants have been featured in such esteemed publications as:  The Wall Street JournalReutersInc.PortfolioPE HubMSN Money, and Small Business Television.

Successful applicants have represented diverse industries & backgrounds, but all are of sufficient size and strength to attract the growth capital needed to increase revenues and jobs in their inner cities.  If this sounds like you, click here for application information:  ClevelandDetroit.