Meet ICA’s newest class of entrepreneurs in The Accelerator at ICA and The Lab at ICA.
GDS Cloth Goods’ founder discusses how staying flexible and open to new ideas has been integral to the success of her reusable cloth goods brand.
CEO, Allison Kelly writes about the difficult but necessary conversations ICA is leading to push our mission forward.
Oakland impact investment fund launches first-of-its-kind seed capital product, deploys $300,000 to accelerate Bay Area small businesses.
The seasoned artist and entrepreneur discusses how starting out small and focusing on community can lead to meaningful, lasting growth.
The co-founder of the upcycled, plant-based pantry staples company discusses the importance of mentorship and relationship building.
Since January 2020, ICA’s Growth Fund has deployed more than $2M in equity investments to 6 Bay Area companies.
Adjowah shares how developing nitty-gritty business skills with ICA helped her focus and grow her creativity-driven retail brand.
Born and raised on a coffee farm, Maria is on a mission to bring high-end coffee to consumers while lifting farmers out of poverty.
Cosmetics-industry veteran, Tosca Hillman, shares how ICA’s accelerator programming and investment is helping her level up her unique beauty brand.
Marissa is bringing the community-driven approach she experienced with ICA to her reimagining of STEM education for the next generation.
David is creating spaces for people to work together to secure upward mobility for Black communities, leaders, and businesses.
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