A better future for small business

Next Street is revolutionizing how our clients provide capital, customers, and services to small businesses and entrepreneurs

 

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.

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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.

Foundations

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.

Corporations

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.

15018652
deployed to small businesses in 2019
567,728
small businesses served through work with our clients in 2019

The latest from Next Street

Heard on the Street: CDFIs as game changers, investing in women entrepreneurs of color, and more

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:CDFIs have untapped potential as game changers for minority-owned businesses: Supporting underserved entrepreneurs is a key pillar of developing…

Heard on the Street: small business still struggling to secure capital, and more corporations commit to closing the racial wealth gap

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:For Small-Business Owners, a Shifting Landscape of Resources: Small businesses across the country have been pounded by the pandemic.…

Heard on the Street: keeping Black banks alive, small business continue to struggle, and the Fed wants to lend more money

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:Why we need to bring the entrepreneurship narrative back to small-business owners: VC-backed companies comprise less than 1% of…