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.


Columbus Small Business Agenda

Findings and actionable strategies from our small business ecosystem assessment in the city of Columbus.

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: new equity fund to support credit unions, promises to support black businesses, and criticism of CRA revamp

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:Inclusiv raises $45 million Southern Equity Fund to support credit unions: Nonprofit Inclusiv, which has supported community development financial…

NXST Up: Connecting the Dots between Alternative Lenders and Community Organizations

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On December 5th, 2019, Next Street hosted a breakfast in New York to kick off our NXST Up series of events. The topic for the breakfast was Connecting the Dots…

Heard on the Street: closing the financing gap for women, a new banking movement, and a rush to borrow online

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:New Options Close the Financing Gap For Women Entrepreneurs In The Next Decade: Capital is the lifeblood of all…