Iowa’s community colleges are calling on Iowa small business owners to apply for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, which will offer its 10th cohort in Iowa this fall. The program, which is provided at no cost and is offered in partnership with Iowa’s community colleges, includes curriculum developed by Babson College – recently named No. 1 for Entrepreneurship by U.S. News & World Report for the 22nd year in a row. The Iowa Center is partnering to host an information session on this opportunity.
Accepted applicants receive hands-on education for business growth and continuity, access to highly-trained, small business professionals, and an expanded peer network of small business owners from across the country. Participants of the program are small business owners from across the state that represent a diverse range of business and industry. These business owners join a network of more than 13,000 10KSB alumni nationwide, and more than 250 program alumni in Iowa.
About Our Speaker…
Jacki is the Executive Director for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program in Iowa and works to support small business growth across the state. Prior to her role in 10KSB, she served as a Business Consultant where she worked with clients in the DMACC region on workforce development and employee training initiatives. Jacki earned her Masters Degree in Business Analytics from University of Iowa and holds undergrad degrees in Business and Education.