Founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter, the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City is a nonprofit research and strategy organization and the leading authority on U.S. inner city economies and the businesses that thrive there.
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Affordable Care Act Opens Hospital Doors to Greater Community Investment
National discourse surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) tends to focus on benefits to individuals. But new legislation introduced with the ACA also has the potential to improve the overall health of communities.
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Closing the Capital Gap in Philadelphia
Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is about to reach a new market of urban entrepreneurs. The national program designed to help small businesses access capital and achieve sustainable growth is...
Creating Real Demand for Your Products and Services
In this recent CEO Series Webinar, Steve Polo, managing partner at design consultancy firm OPX, shared how entrepreneurs can create real demand for their products and services.
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