HCC Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Initiative is provided at no cost and is designed for small business owners who have a business poised for growth. Our goal is to help small businesses create jobs and economic growth by providing practical business education, increased access to capital, and business support services.


Participant receive:  

90 hours of practical interactive business training developed by Babson University and delivered in a schedule designed to minimize impact to business owners.


Access to a business adviser who will help you develop and implement a growth plan tailored for your business.

Networking connections with the best entrepreneurial resources in Houston.


Invaluable relationships with a peer group of business owners all positioning for material growth.

Increased access to capital.

Alumni Program – offering Networking opportunities, access to CEO Roundtables & Continuing educational opportunities. 


To Qualify:

Participants must be the primary owner or co-owner of a business

Have a business with four full-time employees including yourself (part-time and contract employees also count)

The business must be in operation for at least two years

Demonstrate business revenues of at least $150,000 in the most recent fiscal year

The deadline to submit your application is

July 15th.

Please click here to visit our website and learn more about this amazing opportunity! 

Negotiation Tactics for Small
Business Owners
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

1010 W. Sam Houston Parkway N., Houston Tx

Main Building – Eagle Room


Negotiating is not simply about getting the price you want!

Successful negotiations create long-term relationships that

result in a win-win for both parties.


Distinguished Speaker Liz Lara-Carreno will provide insights on how personality impacts negotiations and provide tips for how small business owners can find value beyond the sales price and develop long-term relationships that will grow their business!


 Register Today!


Connecting with Asian-American Consumers through Marketing and Social Media
Thursday, April 11, 2013 – 11:15 AM – 1:15 PM 

Asia Society Texas Center, 1370 Southmore Blvd. Houston Tx


Keynote speaker: Bill Imada.  Mr. Imada is the Chairman, Chief Collaboration Officer of IW Group Inc.  Mr. Imada’s firm has more than 20 years of experience working in the areas of advertising, branding, marketing, communications and training and specializes in the growing multicultural markets in the U.S.

Register Today!

Affordable Care Act – Impacts on Small Businesses 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Urban League – 5320 Griggs Rd., Houston, TX


Register Today! 


Your Value Proposition- Next Step Internal & External Tactics
Friday, April 19, 2013 – 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

4800 Fournace Place, Bellaire, TX 77401


Register Today!


Greater Houston Business Procurement Forum
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 – 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM 

HCC – SW Campus, 5601 W Loop South, Houston Tx


Connect with the City of Houston, the Mayor’s Office of Business Opportunity, METRO, HISD, HCC and more to learn about procurement opportunities and how to engage.

Register Today!

7th Annual Houston Airport System Runaway to Business Opportunities Networking Fair
Thursday, May 9, 2013 – 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble Tx


This annual event assists MW/DBE and Small Business Enterprise owners with contracting opportunities with the Houston Airport System.

Register Today!

Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Events


Please call: 281.408.0866 for additional information


Developing North Houston Luncheon

Thursday, April 25, 2013 – 11:30AM


Houston Marriott North – 255 N. Sam Houston Parkway East, Houston


China-US-Mexico Business Development Summit – Golf & Dinner

Sunday, May 5, 2013 – 12:00PM


Tour 18 Houston – 3102 FM 1960 Rd. E, Humble

Register Today!

Provided by

Houston Community College

1050 W Sam Houston Parkway North

Houston Tx 77043

For more information, please contact

Wendi Goodwin, Outreach Director
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative
713-718-2115 – wendi.goodwin@hccs.edu


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