A better future for small business

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

COVID-19 Response

We are in challenging times. 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 for small business resources and to learn about our solutions.

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

The latest from Next Street

Heard on the Street: federal small business bailout and the roles of banks and online lenders

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:Race is on for small business bailout: 'I'm worried the funding is going to run out': There is skepticism…

Heard on the Street: small business loans and diversity & inclusion in the time of Coronavirus

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:People Need Loans as Coronavirus Spreads. Lenders Are Making Them Tougher to Get.: Banks and financial-technology firms are starting…

Heard on the Street: the case for CDFIs, the role of the SBA, and how foundations are committing to changing their practices

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Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:Ensure small business survival during COVID-19 crisis: Fund the CDFI Fund: Opportunity Fund and other nonprofit small business lenders…