A better future for small business

Next Street mobilizes capital, customers, and capabilities to small businesses and entrepreneurs that have been systemically held back


Black Lives Matter

Read more about our commitment to racial equity and being an anti-racist organization


Recovery & Resiliency

The overall economic toll from COVID-19 on small businesses and their employees will be immense and will disproportionately affect already underserved small businesses. Visit our Recovery & Resiliency page to learn about our response.


Next Street Transitions Operations of the Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center

Read more about the transition to a local operator


We connect the dots

We partner with public and private institutions to drive growth for small business.

 We’re successful when our clients serve more small businesses better.

Financial Institutions

We work with traditional and alternative financial institutions to broaden how they connect with small businesses.

Government Agencies

We collaborate with government agencies to design and deliver programs that serve small businesses and entrepreneurs.


We help foundations develop and implement grant-making and impact investing strategies to drive inclusive growth.

Businesses Service Organizations

We partner with business service organizations to ensure access to the best tools, strategies, connections, and financing for growth.


We help corporations connect to and invest in small businesses that are critical to their success.

Our clients

From large banks to community foundations, our clients are companies, organizations, and institutions that believe in small businesses. They hire us for our small business expertise and ability to deliver solutions where others can’t.

deployed to small businesses in 2019
small businesses served through work with our clients in 2019

The latest from Next Street

NXST in the News: Cincinnati 513 Small Business Assist

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Next Street recently helped launch 513 Small Business Assist in Cincinnati / Hamilton County, Ohio. The program is designed to remove barriers that small business owners face when navigating recovery…

Hybrid Work: Balancing Meaningful In-person Time with Flexibility

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Should we go back to the office? Should we remain fully remote? What is best for our staff? What is best for the business? If we go to a hybrid…

Next Street Transitions Operations of the Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center

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Since 2014 Next Street has been a proud partner of the City of Buffalo as the contracted operator of the Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center (the Exchange). To date, the…