ICNC Press Kit
Since 1967, ICNC has been strengthening and supporting businesses on Chicago's Nearwest side. ICNC's four incubator buildings have over 110 growing small businesses in them that make up a thriving entrepreneurial community.
"The SBDC at ICNC has been integral in helping CBC...remain in our existing location and continue to grow and expand our operations."
- Sean Story, CCO & CFO, Chicagoland Beverage Company (CBC)
“The ICNC provided a stable base right in the heart of Chicago and at a great price.”
- Damien Casten, Candid Wines
“ICNC is not just place to hang your hat, their entire team is invested in our success and they have the expertise to make it happen. Tiege Hanley loves being part of the ICNC family.”
- Kelley Thornton, Founder, Tiege Hanley LLC
"Our business has grown incredibly year-over-year with the guidance and assistance of the SBDC/ITC at ICNC and we are so grateful to have those connections. Running a small business is very time consuming and it’s nice to have someone else in our corner looking for opportunities on our behalf!"
- Nicole Sopko, President, Upton's Naturals
"The ICNC is a great space to start and grow a company. Our company was able to grow faster because we were surrounded by other innovative companies and people who want to help these companies develop. The incubator experience was an important factor in our success."
- Kirby Corkill, President, Jarvis Lighting
"The ICNC has been an invaluable partner in helping GCBC. Their ability to connect us with the right resources, along with their expert knowledge and insight gained from 50 years of supporting Chicago manufacturing in the PMD, has made establishing our business a lot easier. We couldn’t have come this far without them. That, and they’re just good people—and fun to have a beer with!"
- Conor McFerran, Co-Founder, Great Central Brewing Company
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