The application deadline for the next Cohort is
December 18, 2013, at 5:00 PM PST.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses at Long Beach Community College District is a practical business management education program that helps you develop the skills you need to grow your company. If you are selected to participate, you also will receive a series of one-on-one business advising sessions from dedicated professionals to help develop a tailored plan for growth.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million national program designed to help small businesses in the United States create jobs and economic growth by providing entrepreneurs with a practical business education, access to capital, and business support services.
After you have submitted your application, you will receive an e-mail confirming its receipt and the upcoming class for which you are being considered. To view a full list of key dates, click here.
Hear what business owners are saying about the program!
"Participating in the GS 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative has trained me to go back to the basics of business and to effectively assess my operations. After 25 years in business, this program has given me the tools with which to move to the next level." -Lillian Gomez, President of Baker, Romero & Associates Insurance Brokers, Inc.
"If you are serious about growing your business but have been hesitant, or even afraid, to take that next step, this program is for you. The 10,000 Small Businesses program provides business owners with real life information, tools and the contacts to make growth happen." -Carol Beckerman, President/Creative Director of Med Art
"The 10KSB program provided me what I needed the most: confidence. To anyone who thinks they don't have time for this program, I say: 'You don't have time NOT to do this program.'" -Linda Richards, Founder of Artisan Global, LLC
"Goldman Sachs' 10K Small Businesses program presented the framework that allowed me to look at my business from a different perspective, provided the tools to grow and manage it more effectively, facilitated my transformation from a COO to a CEO position and gave me the skills to become the leader of my company. This in turn resulted in the single largest growth experienced at our company. Participating in the 10K Small Businesses program was one of the most vital strategic decisions I made about my business.'" -Katalin Van Over, CEO of ProLogic IT