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: Business Roundtable addresses racial injustice, SBA decreases loans to Black-owned businesses, and more

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:Walmart CEO: Business Roundtable members have new plans to fight historic racial injustice: The 208 members of the Business…

Heard on the Street: false hope of reopening, fintech opps for small businesses, and why OZones have largely failed

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:Small Businesses Are the Engines of Inclusive Growth: Drexel’s Metro Finance director talks with Charisse Conanan Johnson, of small…

Heard on the Street: why CDFIs need equity investments, no forgiveness for many small businesses, and a new grant program for Cook Co

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:Cook County plans to give out grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses hit hard by pandemic: A…