​​​​​​​​​​​​Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses – Helping Iowa Businesses Grow

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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67% increase revenues just 6 months after graduating 
47% create new jobs just 6 months after graduating ​
86% do business with other IOKSB alumni ​​​
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In partnership with each of Iowa’s 15 community colleges, this program provides business owners the tools to develop a customized business plan for growth with topics covering financial statements negotiation, marketing, and employee management, and more. Curriculum is delivered in person and online – all at no cost to Iowa business owners. 


  • 12-week program focused on business growth
  • Best-in-class curriculum designed by Babson College
  • Network of fellow business leaders, business advisors, trained faculty 
  • Available to small businesses across Iowa at no cost
 

The program is offered in the fall and the spring each year to business owners across Iowa. We accept applications on a rolling basis, so if you’re ready to take your business to the next level, apply today!

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