About Us

Our Mission

IHCC’s mission is to cultivate knowledge, connections and collaboration to effect transformational social change and achieve sustainable economic impact through entrepreneurship.



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2021 IHCC Impact metrics

Counseling Hours
Members and clients assisted
Jobs created and retained
Clients assisted through the Small Business Development Center
$ M
Business financing acquired through the Small Business Development Center
Training events attendees for the Small Business Development Center webinar series
One-on-one business counseling through the Small Business Development Center
$ M
Access to capital through Procurement Technical Assistance Center 
$ M
Awards and capital funding through the Small Business Transportation Resource Center
$ M
Dollar value of prime contracts through the Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Clients assisted directly through the Cook County Small Business Assistance Program
$ M
Tollway Bid Won in Dollars through the Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Program
$ M
Revenue growth of participants in the Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Program
IHCC Events
Event attendees
LatinX incubator cohorts
Tech startup businesses
Tollway cohorts


The Center for Hispanic Entrepreneurship provides business, economic development and entrepreneurial educational programs that enhance business practices and increase the success of Hispanic entrepreneurs.


IHCC membership is comprised of Illinois’ top Hispanic businesses, a growing number of emerging, energetic entrepreneurs, as well as fortune 500 firms.

Know the events

Attending IHCC events can help you stay up to date on issues that affect the latino business community – and events can take on a range of shapes and sizes, with attendees from all industries and backgrounds.

Our best team to help you find the best business opportunity.


IHCC's team of highly trained professionals are always willing to assist our members, clients, sponsors and partners

Board of Directors

Meet the successful business men and women who monitor the fulfillment of our mission.

Workshops & events


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