Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Our cohort business training, funding education and mentoring accelerator program is the North Texas home of the nationally recognized Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses initiative.


Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses through the Dallas County Community College District is part of a $500 million national investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital and business support services.

We give you the tools and support needed to grow your business. If you’re accepted, you’ll get access to:

 Practical Business and Management Education:

Classes that you can apply immediately to address critical issues with your business. These include:

  • Identifying and evaluating business opportunities
  • Understanding and managing the competitive business environment
  • Analyzing financial statements and using them to make management decisions
  • Accessing financial capital
  • Leading a growing business

Access to Capital

You will be given the opportunity and tools to position your businesses to access loans.

Business Support Services

One-on-one sessions with dedicated legal, marketing and other business professionals to develop a strategic and tailored growth plan for your business.

Program Requirements:

We are looking for existing business owners or key decision makers in firms that are at least 2 years old, have a staff equivalent of 4 or more, and have gross revenues between $150,000 and $50MM.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Write a business plan
  • Find research tools & data sources
  • Research a business idea
  • Write a marketing plan

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Operations and Logistics

  • Quality Improvement (supply chain, Six Sigma)

Marketing & Sales

  • Advertising
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Market Plan Development and Training


  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Business Management and Strategy Training

Hiring & Managing People

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention


  • Mentoring Programs

Corporate Responsibility

  • Corporate social responsibility
Contact Information
Natasha Harris
1402 Corinth St.
Suite 125
Dallas, TX 75215