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We are accepting applications now for Cohort 6!

Check out our new RI video and press release from our June 12th graduation!

You built your business. We'll help you grow it.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program that helps small businesses grow and create jobs by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital and business-support services. Through the program, small business owners will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing and employee management that can immediately be put into action. In addition, you will receive the tools and professional support to develop a strategic and customized growth plan that will take your business to the next level.

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

  • 99% Graduation Rate
  • 82% of Alumni grew revenue at 30 months
  • 61% of created jobs at 30 months
  • 85% of Graduates do business with each other
  • 87% of Graduates reported acquiring capital at 30 months
  • +92 Recommendation Rate

If you are a selected applicant, you will gain access to a practical business education and a professional support network at no cost. If you’re a small business owner interested in taking your business to the next level, visit

Contact Information

Karina Holyoak Wood
Executive Director

Elizabeth Russo
Outreach Director

Helen Morales 
Program Manager


Knight Campus
Room 4206
400 East Avenue
Warwick, RI 02886


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Last Updated: 1/19/18