CitizensNet Banner

January 10, 2012

Mayor Annise Parker Announces Third Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Class

Mayor Annise Parker, the Mayor's Office of Business Opportunity and Houston Community College announce that applications are currently being accepted for the third class of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program. The deadline for applying is February 15, 2012. Applicants must have been in business for at least two years, have at least four employees, have a revenue stream of $150,000 to $4 million annually and be poised for growth.

The 11-session business management education program will meet from early April to late June, 2012 at Houston Community College's Northwest and Southeast Campuses. Classes are held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Fridays and some Saturdays. Participants are also required to commit six to eight hours per week for out-of-class activities geared toward their businesses. Interested business owners should plan to attend one of the following informational meetings.

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m., Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 5330 Griggs Road, Houston 77021
  • 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 3 Riverway, Houston 77056
  • 6 p.m. - 7 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2012, 1010 W. Sam Houston Parkway, Houston 77043

To RSVP for the informational sessions, email or call 713.718.8348. Walk-ins are also welcome.

First announced in February 2011, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is designed to help local small business owners create jobs and economic opportunity by providing them with greater access to business education, financial capital and business support services.

In addition to studying accounting, human resources, negotiation and marketing, applicants accepted into the program applicants will receive instruction in the following areas.

  • One-on-one business and pro bono legal advice
  • Practical business and management education
  • Potential access to capital
  • Business support services
  • A network of support
  • Alumni services

A short video about the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in Houston is available at

For more information contact Roger Harris at To learn more about the Mayor's Office of Business Opportunity, visit

Register for CitizensNet

Change your email address or Update your record

View CitizensNet Archive

Go to for information about City of Houston activities/events.

Fan Us, Mayor's Facebook Fan Us, Mayor's FacebookFollow Us on Twitter Follow Us on TwitterWatch us On YouTube Watch Us on YouTube

Disclaimer: All information, excluding your email address, is generally subject to public disclosure
under the Texas Public Information Act (See Chapter 552 of the Texas Government Code).

Thank you for your interest in CitizensNet.
Mailing Address:  City of Houston | P.O. Box 1562 | Houston, Texas 77251
City Hall Address:  City of Houston | 901 Bagby | Houston, Texas 77002

Unsubscribe from CitizensNet.