A better future for small business

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

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.


Helping Towns by Seeding Their Own Backyard With Start-Ups

Next Street Founder Featured in The New York Times


Dallas' Small Business Ecosystem Assessment

Building a stronger, more inclusive future for Dallas


Assessing Houston’s Small Business Community

Expanding access and opportunity for minority and women business owners


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 by our clients to small businesses in 2018
small businesses served through work with our clients in 2019

The latest from Next Street

Heard on the Street: seeding local start-ups, supporting minority-owned businesses, and big banks getting into main-street banking

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:Helping Towns by Seeding Their Own Backyard With Start-Ups: Small-business owners without connections still struggle to raise capital, said…

Four themes that helped guide NXST through 2019

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Dear Friends, Happy New Year! 2019 was an exciting one for Next Street, and marked the first year of our new strategy. Our strategy is anchored in three commitments: Be…

Heard on the Street: more catalytic capital, merchant cash advances, and an investment fund for minority-owned business development

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:More Catalytic Capital: A New $33M Guarantee Pool Aims To Encourage Community Investment: To boost investments in areas deemed…