Exclusive: Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon Encourages Small Businesses To ‘Stay The Course’ As The Economy Accelerates

On a muggy summer night in Baltimore, Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon is holding court at the iconic Bengies drive-in movie theater as over 300 entrepreneurs graduate from his firm’s 10,000 Small Business Program. It’s just one of many celebrations concurrently taking place at historic sites across the country, from Cleveland’s Auto-O-Rama to Dallas’ Coyote Drive-in. 

Through the initiative, which counts Warren Buffett, Michael Bloomberg and Mary Barra among its advisors, the banking behemoth has provided training and financing to 10,000 entrepreneurs who have collectively generated $14 billion in revenue and employed more than 200,000 workers over the past 10 years. Since the start of the pandemic, its

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