A better future for small business

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

 

Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

Want to build a better small business network? Let us introduce you to the Verizon Small Business Digital Ready program. It backs you with all the tools you need to connect with fellow small business owners, coaches and other experts who can help you grow.

 

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: small businesses’ dependence on Facebook, minority-owned businesses see uneven pandemic recovery, and more

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:After massive outage, small-business owners lament — and reconsider — dependence on Facebook: Monday's outage led many business owners…

Heard on the Street: Corporate America stepping up for small business

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:Comcast helping small businesses RISE with millions of dollars in grant money: Comcast RISE (Representation, Investment, Strength, and Empowerment)…

The Atlantic Festival: Equity In Personal Finance

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Next Street's Charisse Conanan Johnson joined leaders from the National Endowment for Financial Education, Equitable, RAND Corporation, and The Rockefeller Foundation to discuss closing the racial wealth gap.