Each year, Next Street works with thousands of business owners. This February, we’re celebrating some of the incredible Black-owned businesses that we work with across our portfolio of small business programs.

M Bur Candle Co.

NYC Business Solutions Client

M Bur Candle Co, owned and operating by Melissa Burnette, sells hand-poured beeswax candles with wooden wicks made in NYC. Their candles are 100% beeswax and have no toxins, carcinogens, dyes, phthalates, or parabens. M Bur sells online and in person at fairs and markets all over NYC.

Fullest Potential Consulting

WE NYC Program Participant

Fullest Potential Consulting, Inc. supports HR leaders who struggle to identify work culture solutions to reduce staff turnover, improve staff retention, and recharge their staff, particularly in the health and medical sectors.

The Virtual Business Club

NYC Business Solutions Client

Marquesa knows how to help entrepreneurs transform their businesses, taking them from ordinary virtual enterprises to extraordinary lifestyle ones! She uses her expertise in increasing profitability and online credibility while teaching the ins-and-outs of a ‘digitally leveraged’ virtual business.

LemonAd Stand

Cook County Small Business Source Partner 

The Lemon Ad Stand is a premier design agency offering a refreshed approach to Advertising, Branding, Design, Marketing, SEO and Software, Mobile and Web services. When you step up to The Lemon Ad Stand, their goal is to provide you with genuine client care while offering fresh perspective and expertise in achieving your target objectives.

Premier Promo USA

NYC Business Solutions Client

Premier Promo USA is a woman owned business based in New York that provides unique, quality promotional items for businesses or organizations seeking to promote or raise brand awareness. Their mission is to #getyournameoutthere

Aki Rah Tailoring

Cook County Small Business Source Client

Aki Rah is a ex-baseball player for the Kansas City Royals. After assisting his mother during his travels, Aki Rah decided to continue operating the business after his mom passed. Aki Rah is very passionate about the art of tailoring, designing, cutting, fitting, and finishing clothes. You can find his clothing among many, from celebrities, sports figures and entertainers.