10,000 Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

You Built Your Business. We'll Help You Grow It.

Community College of Philadelphia is one of only 19 community colleges in the U.S. authorized to deliver the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. In fact, 23 of the 100 fastest growing businesses in 2019 recognized by the Entrepreneurs Forum at the Philadelphia Inquirer's “Philly 100” event were 10,000 Small Businesses graduates, and the fastest growing business in this group is Kapital Data Group, a 10,000 Small Businesses graduate.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing and employee management that can immediately be put into action. In addition, business owners receive the tools and professional support necessary to develop a strategic and customized growth plan that will take their business to the next level. The program has a 99% completion rate.

Across the U.S., 10,000 Small Businesses graduates are increasing their revenues and creating new jobs in their communities just six months after graduating:

  • 50% reported creating new jobs
  • 70% reported an increase in revenue
  • 88% are doing business with each other

Selected applicants will gain access to a world-class business education and connections to a professional support network at no cost. If you're a small business owner interested in taking your business to the next level, get started now.