The 2nd richest man in America is sitting in front of you waiting to hear your three minute sales pitch for your company... ready... set... go.
"Good afternoon everyone. I am the President of TLC Springwater."
Then another business owner stands up and says "Hi. I am Patricia. President of Fabrication Group."
Followed by another one who adds "I am about excited as I was 15 years ago when I started."
it's a new program at Tri C called the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses. It's designed to help small business owners with limited resources. 300 million bucks in investment money is up for grabs across the nation and you get to be in the same room as the big money.
Cleveland business owner Jesse Caver told Warren Buffet "17 years ago inspired by my grandfather words... make as much money as you can and as long and as honest. My brother and I founded Caver Brothers Incorporated."
In Greater Cleveland there are more than 51-thousand small businesses and today Warren Buffett is in the buying mood for the right price.