Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Information Session to be Held at The Hive RI

Small business owners are invited to join The Hive RI, the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, and the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce for a free information session on Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses.

10,000 Small Businesses is an education program that helps small business owners grow and create jobs by providing them with greater access to education, financial capital and business-support services. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management, and receive the tools to develop a customized business plan for growth.

This free information session, held on July 14th at The Hive RI, will begin at 5:30 pm. Presentation begins at 6:00 PM, Q&A from 6:30 PM, one-on-one Q&A/networking until 7:30 PM. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP to by July 11th, and check out our Facebook event page here.

The program’s curriculum, designed in conjunction with Babson College (the nation’s top-ranked entrepreneurship school), focuses on immediately applicable skills, including how to:

  • Identify and evaluate business opportunities
  • Understand and manage the competitive business environment
  • Analyze financial statements
  • Access financial capital
  • Become a more effective leader
  • How to become a more skilled negotiator

Across the United States, 10,000 Small Businesses graduates are growing their businesses and revitalizing their communities:

  • 69% of graduates grew revenue at 6 months
  • 48% of graduates created new jobs at 6 months
  • 85% of graduates do business with each other
  • 99% graduation rate

We hope to see you there!

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