10,000 Small Businesses

Taking Utah's Businesses to the Next Level

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Why should you apply?


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 skills 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.

  • "After attending the GS10KSB program Matrix Spa & Massage has seen an average monthly increase in revenue of about 45%.  GS10KSB was one of the best things that ever happened to the business."

    Julieta Hernandez
    Alumni, and owner of Matrix Massage
  •  “I felt more engaged as a student of the Goldman Sachs program than maybe any other time in my life. Everything we learned about in class was directly applicable to my business. Like how to better understand our financial systems, and how to identify a strategic plan and stay committed to it. I couldn’t get enough of it.”


    Matt Sterbenz
    Alumni, and owner of 4FRNT Skis
  • “In the 10,000 Small Businesses Program I learned to step back and identify how I could do a better job of guiding the growth of my business. As we’ve grown, we’ve also become more efficent internally. I feel I’ve become a better business leader as a result of the program.”

    Juan Cardenas
    Alumni, and owner of South Mountain Builders Inc.
  • "The Goldman Sachs 10k Small Business program helped me to identify areas that need improvement in how I run a business. It highlighted my strengths and weaknesses as a leader and has helped me to focus on growing my business."

    Jessica McCleary
    Alumni, and owner of Mountain Town Olive Oil Company

Pre-Qualify and Apply?

Are you the owner or co-owner of your business?

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Has your business done between $150,000 to $4 million (or more) in revenue in 2013?
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Do you have two or more full-time employees or more than eight 1099 designated employees?
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Does your business have strong growth opportunities?
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Thank you for your interest in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program at Salt Lake Community College. To be considered for the program, an applicant must be an owner or co-owner of their business and meet the following requirements:

  • Grossed between $150,000 to $4 million (or more) in revenue in 2013
  • Have two or more full-time employees or more than eight 1099 designated employees
  • Have strong business growth opportunities