Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

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

Did you know that 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? Did you know that the #1 fastest growing business on this list is Kapital Data Group who is a 10,000 Small Businesses graduate? Did you know that “Community College of Philadelphia (CCP)” is one of 19 community colleges within the USA authorized to deliver the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program within the Philadelphia tri-state region?

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, they will receive the tools and professional support to develop a strategic and customized growth plan that will take their business to the next level.

Across the U.S., 10,000 Small Businesses graduates are increasing their revenues and creating new jobs in their communities just 6 months after graduating: 50% reported creating new jobs, 70% reported an increase in revenue, 88% are doing business with each other and the program also has a 99% completion rate.

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, apply now.

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African American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) and Goldman Sacks 10kSB Information Session

Please check back soon for the date of this virtual information session.

Hear from past Goldman Sacks 10,000 Small Business participants on how the program positioned their business for exponential growth.

Panelists include:

  • Steven Scott Bradley, President of Bradley & Bradley Associates - Cohort 1
  • Tara Aldrich, President of Educators on Call - Cohort 6

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    Key Dates

    We are now accepting applications for Spring and Summer 2021 Cohorts. Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Spring 2021 Class Schedule (Cohort 23)

    Summer 2021 Class Schedule (Cohort 24)

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    Information Sessions

    For general information, please call 267-414-3843.

    For More Information

    If you would like more detailed information, please contact:

    Dr. Keanna Ralph
    Director, Partnership and Outreach
    Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
    Community College of Philadelphia
    1700 Spring Garden Street
    Room M1-22B
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    267-414-3843 office
    215-516-3606 fax