Goldman Sachs’ rolled out the Detroit version of their 10,000 Small Businesses Program yesterday at Ford Field.  The program which aims to support the creation of thousands of small businesses through providing capital, mentors and technical skills through a mini-MBA style program, gave early admission to Sweet Potato Sensations. Sweet Potato Sensations is joined by 19 other Detroit based small businesses for the first class.

Sweet Potato Sensations is located in neighboring Old Redford, owner Cassandra Thomas is a North Rosedale Park resident. Thomas’ daughter, Espy Thomas will be one of 20 early admission participants. She sat down with Goldman Sach’ CEO Lloyd Blankfein, Warren Buffet and Governor Rick Snyder yesterday to talk about how Sweet Potato Sensations will benefit from the program.  Espy sees this as an opportunity for growth, “you have to have the drive…I want to be a savvy business owner”.

Please view the full interview with Espy Thomas: Sweet Potato Sensations Interview

For more information about Sweet Potato Sensations located at 17337 Lahser, please visit their website or call 313.532.7996.



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