Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses offers a practical business education and a supportive network of peers and advisers—at no cost to participants.

About

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses offers a practical business education and a supportive network of peers and advisers—at no cost to participants. You must apply and be accepted into our program. Our service area is within a 2 hr drive distance from the Loop.

Accepted small business owners will learn practical skills to grow their business, including negotiations, marketing, employee management and more. Participants also receive one-on-one business advising and get expert guidance from Goldman Sachs professionals, attorneys and others. Just 6 months after completing the program, 70% had increased revenues and 50% had created net new jobs. 85% of participants have done business with other program participants. Over 625 small businesses have graduated through our program in Chicago. Almost 8000 nationwide!

Services

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator

Business Planning

  • Market Plan Development

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Debt Funding

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Policies and Templates
  • Retention

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Training

  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Marketing Plan Training
Primary ContactRandy Kravitz
Addresss30 E Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone(312) 553-5972