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The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Business education. Powerful networking. Remarkable results.

Small businesses have been the engines of economic growth in America, creating two-thirds of net new jobs*. In today's economy, small businesses matter even more.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses at Community College of Philadelphia is a practical business education program that gives entrepreneurs valuable skills for growing their businesses, the opportunity to access financial capital, powerful networking opportunities and more, at absolutely no cost to participants.

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In the News

Self-made minority contractor brings jobs and hope to lower Northeast

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Goldman Sachs-CCP program benefits small businesses

This Philadelphia Inquirer article highlights the benefits and successes of the College's 10,000 Small Businesses program.

Second small biz class graduates

Two recent graduates of the 10,000 Small Businesses program at the College share their business stories.

East Falls firm furnishes the feds

10,000 Small Businesses alum Dorothy Alexander celebrates the 10th anniversary of her business, Versie Total Office Solutions.

DOROTHY ALEXANDER, 71, of Gibbsboro, N.J., is president and CEO of Versie Total Office Solutions in East Falls. The 10-year-old firm, named after her late mother, is celebrating its 10th anniversary and sells office furniture to federal agencies including like the General Services Administration,
Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/business/small_business/East_Falls_firms_furnishes_the_feds.html#XUJsy3X20x7zdmxU.99
DOROTHY ALEXANDER, 71, of Gibbsboro, N.J., is president and CEO of Versie Total Office Solutions in East Falls. The 10-year-old firm, named after her late mother, is celebrating its 10th anniversary and sells office furniture to federal agencies including like the General Services Administration,
Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/business/small_business/East_Falls_firms_furnishes_the_feds.html#XUJsy3X20x7zdmxU.99

The Marketing of Business

Interview with Gina Mancuso, owner of CoreFitness and 10,000 Small Businesses graduate and Margaret Berger Bradley, 10,000 Small Businesses executive director. Listen here.

Investment firm offers small businesses a boost

As a graduate of the first Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses – Greater Philadelphia class, Michael A. Brown has positioned his company for significant growth.

 

Key Dates

Applications for the next cohort are due June 9, 2014.

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Join Us for an Information Session

 

April 30, 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation
1500 Market Street
Suite 2600 West
Philadelphia, PA 19102
RSVP to chollinger@pidc-pa.org