Los Angeles (PRWEB) May 14, 2014
The Southern California Region for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program is now accepting online applications through May 28, 2014. The program is designed to harness the economic power of small businesses by providing entrepreneurs the resources they need to grow and create jobs. Applicants need to meet the following criteria: be an owner or co-owner of a business that has at least four employees and has been in operation for at least two years with revenue between $150,000 and $4 million. There are no tuition fees and the program provides all necessary course materials.
The 10,000 Small Businesses Program is a cost-free educational avenue for entrepreneurs to gain greater access to education, and business support services. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses have generated 64 percent of new jobs over the past 15 years and represent 99.7 percent of all employer firms.
“Our program gives entrepreneurs the tools to help them grow their company and connect with fellow entrepreneurs and experts,” said Vivian Shimoyama, Regional Executive Director for the Southern California Region for 10,000 Small Business Program. “From this practical business education program, business owners will be given the resources to build a business growth plan that gives them the action steps to scale the growth of their company and build infrastructure in their operations. All key success factors for a business poised for growth!”
The 10,000 Small Businesses Program currently operates in Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Houston, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia and Salt Lake City.
To apply for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program, please visit http://www.SoCal10KSB.com or for additional information email 10000sb(at)lbcc(dot)edu.
About 10,000 Small Businesses
10,000 Small Businesses is a $500 million investment to help small businesses in the United States create jobs and economic growth by providing entrepreneurs with a practical business education, potential access to capital and business support services. The program is based on the broadly held view of leading experts that greater access to this combination of education, capital and support services best addresses barriers to growth for small businesses. For additional information visit: http://www.SoCal10KSB.com.
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