Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

After careful consideration and feedback from many small business owners, we are planning to postpone our summer cohort until the fall. We understand that these are challenging times for many of us personally and especially those who own and operate small businesses right now. In this moment, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we know small businesses have immediate and pressing business concerns that need their attention right now – as do your colleges as they work every day to support your local communities. Visit our schedule for updated cohorts.

You build your business. We'll help you grow it.

About the Program

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management that can immediately be put into action. In addition, they receive the tools and professional support necessary to develop a strategic and customized growth plan that will take their business to the next level.

Across the United States, 10,000 Small Businesses graduates are increasing their revenues and creating new jobs in their communities. The most recent impact report notes:

  • 67% of participants reported an increase in revenues within 6 months of graduating
  • 57% reported creating new jobs
  • 84% are doing business with each other 
  • 99% completed the program

Selected applicants will gain access to a world-class business education and connections to a professional support network at no cost. If you are a small business owner interested in taking your business to the next level, this is the program for you. 

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Accepting Applications for 2020 Sessions!

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program at Delgado Community College is now accepting applications for 2019 sessions.


Spring 2020 Cohort Information (January through April)

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