Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses offers a practical business education and a supportive network of peers and advisors—at no cost to participants. Accepted small business owners will learn practical skills to grow their business, including negotiations, marketing, employee management and more. Participants also receive one-on-one business advising and get expert guidance from Goldman Sachs professionals, attorneys and others. Just six months after completing the program, 72% had increased revenues and 50% had created net new jobs. 84% of participants have done business with other program participants. Over 450 small businesses have graduated through our program in Chicago. Over 6300 nationwide!