“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
Harlem, NY
“Going through the program has opened my eyes to a lot of new ways of thinking. I learned how to improve pricing, negotiating, delegating and leadership.”
Miguel Guajardo
El Camino Construction & Engineering Corp
Long Beach, CA
“Thanks to what I learned from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, we've done more business in the last six months than the last three years.”
Angelica Rivera
Colmex Construction
New Orleans, LA
 “The 'being bankable' module has helped me the most. Teaching me how to focus on bringing all the pieces of our Growth Plan together and present to a bank, |or potential customer. This has helped my confidence grow in many different areas.”
Natalie Kaddas
Kaddas Enterprises, Inc. 
Salt Lake City, UT
“I didn't realize the power ofthe La Criolla brand until I participated in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. It opened my eyes to the potential for my company, reinvigorated me and gave me new ideas to implement with my team.”
Carmen Maldonado
La Criolla, Chicago, IL


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.

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

67%report an increase in revenues

47%report creating new jobs

88%are doing business with each other

99%completion rate

Applicants selected for the education program will receive a world-class business education and connections to a professional support network at no cost.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni, From Our 2022 Impact Report
Small Business. Big Impact 


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