You built your business; Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses will help you grow it. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small businesses that helps participants gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management that can immediately be put into action. In addition, participants receive the tools and professional support to develop a strategic and customized growth plan that will take their business to the next level.

Community College of Philadelphia is one of 19 sites within the USA authorized to deliver the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. PIDC is the capital partner for the program in Philadelphia.

Over the last few years, 504 businesses have graduated with nearly 50 of the graduates being PIDC clients. Program scholars have gone on to increase their revenues, create new jobs, and do business with each other. On August 15, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses hosted the graduation ceremony for cohort 19, celebrating business owners who completed the program.

If you’re a small business owner interested in participating in the next Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, beginning January 16, 2020, apply now. The application deadline for the 21st cohort is Oct 1, 2019, the 22nd cohort deadline is Feb 11, 2020, and the 23rd cohort deadline is May 16, 2020.  Apply soon to start growing your business!

Upcoming Information Sessions

If you’d like to learn more before submitting an application, register for one of our upcoming information sessions below. Join PIDC and our partners at Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses to learn how you, too, can be a part of this phenomenal program for business growth.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
Information Session 1

Thursday, September 12
7:30 AM-10:00 AM

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
Information Session 2

Monday, September 23
7:30 AM-10:00 AM