Surely chosen for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme

The Surely team is thrilled to have been chosen for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme, after a rigorous selection process. The programme runs from September to December 2018, and provides high-quality, practical education and business support to leaders of high-growth small businesses across the UK. Such businesses play a vital role in creating jobs and driving economic growth in the UK through innovation and market expansion.

After extensive research, Goldman Sachs launched the 10,000 Small Businesses UK programme in 2010 specifically to address the support gap for small enterprises, helping them unlock the economic and job creation potential of their businesses. The programme is designed by leading experts and is run in partnership with leading UK universities and business schools, including the Said Business School at Oxford University.

The programme brings together leaders of small businesses from across industry sectors and creates unique networking and peer learning opportunities. The core of the programme is a high quality, practically-focused business and management education, delivered through a blend of online and in-person residential sessions. The curriculum has been designed specifically for this programme by world-class international and national experts in entrepreneurial learning.

Participants of the programme benefit from:

• Specialist workshops
• One-on-one business advising
• Business coaching
• Access to professional experts
• Networking opportunities and
• A network of 10,000 Small Business graduates

The programme is funded by Goldman Sachs and the Goldman Sachs Foundation. Programme results show that 10,000 Small Businesses graduates consistently grow their revenues, and create jobs at rates that outperform the broader economy.