Advisory Services

Next Street is revolutionizing how our clients provide capital, customers, and services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. The strategies and tools we craft for public, private, and social institutions drive equitable small business growth.

Financial Institutions

We work with traditional and alternative financial institutions to broaden how they connect with small businesses.

  • Small business strategy
  • Landscape and ecosystem research
  • Impact measurement
  • Small business portfolio strategy
  • Program design and management
  • Small business product innovation
  • Community investment strategy
  • Capital intermediation

Government Agencies

We collaborate with government agencies to design and deliver programs that serve small businesses and entrepreneurs.

  • Small business strategy
  • Landscape and ecosystem research
  • Impact measurement
  • Program design and management
  • Community outreach

Foundations

We help foundations develop and implement grant-making and impact investing strategies to drive inclusive growth.

  • Landscape and ecosystem research
  • Program and grant strategy
  • Impact investing strategy
  • Impact fund design and launch
  • Impact measurement
  • Program design and management

Business Service Organizations

We partner with business service organizations to ensure access to the best tools, strategies, connections, and financing for growth.

  • Landscape and ecosystem research
  • Program design and management
  • Impact measurement
  • Training and curriculum design
  • Tools and product development

Corporations

We help corporations connect to and invest in small businesses that are critical to their success.

  • Program design and management
  • Training and curriculum design
  • Tool development and implementation
  • Digital tool licensing

Small Business Programs

Next Street operates partner-funded small business development programs that are focused on providing owners and entrepreneurs access to the capital, resources, and expert guidance they need to thrive.

NYC Business Solutions Centers

Since 2012, Next Street has operated NYC Business Solutions Centers (BSC) in partnership with the New York City Department of Small Business Services.  Each Center serves as a one-stop resource center where entrepreneurs and small business owners can connect to the resources they need to start, operate and grow their business – free of charge.

The Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center

The Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center is a comprehensive one-stop small business technical resource center developed to support entrepreneurship and innovation for Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses, Service-dsiabled Veteran-owned businesses, and other small businesses in the City of Buffalo and Western New York region.

Love Your Local

NYC Love Your Local was created by the New York City Department of Small Business Services as a grant program to help longstanding, non-franchise, small businesses thrive in New York City, where rents and real estate costs are always increasing. The goal of the grant funding and accompanying consultative support is to help existing businesses make changes that will allow them to grow and remain in the city.

Shift

Designed for small- to medium-sized manufacturers, Shift provides access to unparalleled expertise and assets at no cost to the organizations that participate. The program offers tailored advanced manufacturing solutions that maximize production capabilities while minimizing organizational strain.

WE Master Leadership

WE NYC (Women Entrepreneurs NYC) is an initiative based out of the New York City Department of Small Business Services that is dedicated to helping women start and grow their businesses.

Next Street designed and manages the WE Master Leadership program, a 3-day workshop offering tools and tips to help entrepreneurs master negotiation skills, craft a formal business pitch to win new business, and hone collaborative leadership skills.

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