Applications Open for 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Posted October 12, 2022

10,000 Small Businesses partners with local colleges to provide small business owners with a practical business education. 67% of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses alumni see revenue growth just 6 months after completing the program. They are seeking Iowa applicants who are passionate about growing their business and creating jobs in their communities. View the schedule and apply for their 10-week course taking place in spring 2023. November 1st is the application deadline.


small business growth program
You’ll learn from the experts
Take a practical and hands-on 11-session business course designed by Babson College, a leader in entrepreneurship education, and acquire people management.
You’ll invest in yourself
Learn to identify opportunities, develop your leadership and maximize your business operations.
You’ll get customized business assistance
Receive one-on-one business advising and create your own customized business growth plan.
You’ll make connections
Learn from and with other small business owners in a collaborative setting, with years of collective business experience.
It’s absolutely free
If you are selected to participate, the program is provided to you at no additional cost.


Want more information?

Watch our Info Session to hear testimonials from Iowa businesses and learn about the program format.

Applications are due November 1st.

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