10,000 Small Businesses

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“With advice from professionals who have been there, I’m now taking advantage of opportunities I didn’t even know I had”

-Rhys Powell, Red Rabbit

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ICIC is the proud national outreach and selection partner of Goldman Sachs on their innovative and influential 10,000 Small Businesses initiative.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment to help small businesses create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to business education, financial capital, and business support services.

The program is based on the broadly held view of leading experts that greater access to a combination of education, capital and support services best addresses barriers to business growth. 10,000 Small Businesses is funded by Goldman Sachs and The Goldman Sachs Foundation.

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The program is based on the broadly held view of leading experts that greater access to a combination of education, capital and support services best addresses barriers to business growth. 10,000 Small Businesses is funded by Goldman Sachs and The Goldman Sachs Foundation.

Schedule

The 10,000 Small Businesses program currently operates in Baltimore, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Dayton, Detroit, Houston, Iowa, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Miami, New Hampshire, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Rhode Island, Salt Lake City. The program is also available to business owners across the country through the National Cohort which has reached businesses from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington D.C. The National Cohort is delivered through a combination of in-person and online learning twice annually to businesses who are located beyond reasonable driving distance of the local programs.

If you are interested in participating in the National Cohort please view the curriculum and key dates below.

View the National Cohort curriculum and key dates for Spring 2020

Partners

ICIC is proud to work with dedicated partners on the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative:


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