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22 05, 2024

Milken Institute Global Conference Reflections

By Andi Crawford, Partner|2024-05-22T12:47:41-04:00May22,2024|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Milken Institute Global Conference Reflections

The Milken Institute Global Conference brings together market leaders from around the world. It’s a collection of current and former heads of state, leaders of industry, and the players [...]

8 05, 2024

Small Business Ecosystems: Where are they now?

By Next Street|2024-05-10T11:00:15-04:00May08,2024|Blog|Comments Off on Small Business Ecosystems: Where are they now?

Over the past 15+ years, Next Street has conducted comprehensive small business ecosystem assessments and developed recommendations for inclusive economic development in 30+ cities and regions nationally. In many [...]

11 04, 2024

New Banking Rules Present Promise for Equitable Small Business Lending

By Samantha Berg, Co-CEO|2024-04-12T10:15:40-04:00Apr11,2024|Blog|Comments Off on New Banking Rules Present Promise for Equitable Small Business Lending

Last March, I was invited to speak at the University of North Carolina’s Center for Banking and Finance annual conference.  The topic was “Advancing Small Businesses to Deliver a [...]

20 03, 2024

The Women Entrepreneurs of Next Street

By Next Street|2024-03-20T15:07:45-04:00Mar20,2024|Blog|Comments Off on The Women Entrepreneurs of Next Street

March is Women's History Month, and as an organization whose mission is to help every small business owner realize their potential, we usually use this month to highlight women-owned [...]

23 02, 2024

Uplifting Black-Owned Businesses this Black History Month

By Next Street|2024-02-27T15:19:18-04:00Feb23,2024|Blog|Comments Off on Uplifting Black-Owned Businesses this Black History Month

Each February, Next Street celebrates impact and contributions of Black small business owners. In the past, we've reflected on the success and challenges facing Black-owned businesses and highlighted some [...]

1 02, 2024

2023 Snapshot

By Next Street|2024-02-01T11:04:13-04:00Feb01,2024|Blog|Comments Off on 2023 Snapshot

2023 was a banner year for Next Street, with record impact and growth. We’re thrilled to share a snapshot of our work from 2023. We encourage you to complete the [...]

14 11, 2023

United we stand, fearless we fight in support of small businesses post Fearless Fund decision

By Samantha Berg, Co-CEO|2023-11-14T13:13:56-04:00Nov14,2023|Blog|Comments Off on United we stand, fearless we fight in support of small businesses post Fearless Fund decision

It’s easy to get distracted by the news. 2023 has been a relentless cycle of conflicts - the ongoing Russia/ Ukraine war, civil war in Sudan, gang violence in [...]

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