For Entrepreneurs

Welcome to IC Success!

IC Success offers extensive assistance to early-stage entrepreneurs from historically underserved communities throughout their entire business journey, starting from concept validation to launch and growth.

Our program provides mentors, marketplaces, and resources tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual entrepreneur, regardless of their business background.

Our team of knowledgeable staff works closely with each entrepreneur to identify and navigate the program that aligns with their unique goals and aspirations

Pitch Contests to validate your idea, solicit feedback and earn funding for your business.

One-Year Accelerator featuring hands-on learning and support, 3 dedicated mentors, and co-working space.

Professionally facilitated peer group meetings, 3-year curriculum, and lifelong access to resources.

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The IC Success program is free and it offers all entrepreneurs:

  • A one-year business accelerator
  • A 10-week course, offered twice per year, covering all aspects of running a business, including finance, law, accounting, and marketing
  • Each entrepreneur is matched with 3 mentors
  • Co-working space
  • Pitch contests where you can earn funding for your business
  • Access to marketplaces and further resources

Key Dates for the Spring 2024 Accelerator

  • Application Deadline: Friday, January 12th, 2024 
  • Interviews: January 30th, 31st, and February 1st, 2024 
  • Entrepreneur Orientation: Tuesday, February 27h, 2024  
  • Business Classes: Begins on Thursday, March 12th – Ends on Tuesday, May 14th, 2024  
  • Final Presentations: May 28th, 29th, and 30th, 2024  
  • Graduation Ceremony: Wednesday, June 5th, 2024  

I’ve met with mentors who are helping me create new products, focus my marketing, and get in front of new customers. It is truly a game-changer.”

Shequanda Long, IC Success Entrepreneur