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.

Key Dates

We are now accepting applications. Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Information Sessions

Goldman Sachs 10KSB Info Session - Fall ‘23

May 16, 2023 | 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Join PIDC and our partners at Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses to learn how you can be a part of this phenomenal program for business growth. Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program is designed for business owners who have a business poised for growth and/or a timely pivot! In addition to driving business growth, this free educational program increases job creation and drives the business owner to work strategically on their business and not work "in" their business. Business owners gain practical business skills that can immediately be put into action. 

It is a 14-week course that is facilitated live and spread over three months.  A network of support will be created for participants in the form of subject matter experts, powerful peer learning, networking opportunities, alumni services, and access to capital.

Register in advance for this meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

For general information, please call 215-516-3700.

For More Information

If you would like more detailed information, please contact:

Frances C McNeal, Executive Director
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
Community College of Philadelphia
1700 Spring Garden Street, Room M1-19, Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-516-3700 office | 215-516-3606 fax |

Program Highlights

As of 2021, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses grads occupy 25 spots on the 2021 Philadelphia100 list! Read more about the program’s accomplishments in the 2022 President’s Report.

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