Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses in the Greater Houston Area
Applications for the April 2012 class are due by Friday, February 17, 2012
Applications are also accepted on a rolling basis for future classes
Accepted applicants receive a full scholarship to the program
About the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program
From April through June 2012, participants attend a highly practical 11-session business management education program that meets from 8:30am to 5:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays at Houston Community College. Participants also commit 6-8 hours per week for out-of-class activities geared towards their business. The benefits of the program include:
Practical Business Education: Learn practical and immediately applicable skills to grow your business
Business Support Services: Receive one-on-one business advising to help develop a strategic and tailored plan for growth
Potential Capital to Expand: Opportunity and tools to position your business to access capital
Network of Support: Access to a team of entrepreneurs (nationally and locally) with similar experiences and challenges
Alumni Services: Opportunities to participate in business services and networking events after completing the program
Target Applicant: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is designed for business owners with limited resources who have a business poised for growth. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to growing their business and creating jobs within their community.
Applicants should meet the following criteria:
Applicant must be an owner or co-owner of a business
Business in operation for at least two years
Business revenues between $150,000 and $4.0 million in the most recent fiscal year
Business with a minimum of four employees
Houston Community College staff is readily available to assist you through the application process.
Information Sessions (free registration on our web page):
HCC Small Business Owner Seminar
Date and Time: Jan 26, 2012, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: 1010 W. Sam Houston Parkway, Houston, TX, 77043