Are you an entrepreneur with an early stage business that is innovation-based and looking to serve national and/or international markets?

If you can answer “yes” to these questions, you could qualify to join NEXT!

 

Apply for Membership

NEXT member companies enjoy a variety of benefits, including:

CEO Services

CEO Luncheon

Monthly entrepreneur-only meeting to connect with peers in the area and learn from each other’s experiences

Concierge Service

Leverage the NEXT network for assistance when you don’t know where else to turn

Venture Mentoring Service

Team-mentoring service in partnership with MIT

Capital Workshops

Quarterly entrepreneur training on a variety of capital topics

Facilities

NEXT Innovation Center

Award-winning co-location facility just above the Reedy River and the Swamp Rabbit Trail near downtown Greenville

NEXT on Main

New space in the heart of the best downtown in America!

NEXT Manufacturing

A state-of-the-art facility with flexible, short-term leases and an unprecedented support system.

Talent

Talent Recruiting Events

Regular on-campus promotions and events to connect talent at area universities with NEXT companies

Venture Mentoring Service

Team-mentoring service in partnership with MIT

Marketing

Company News Promotion

Increased news exposure by inclusion in NEXT newsletters, website and social media feeds

Company Listing

Increased promotion and validation by listing on NEXT website including logo and hyperlink to company site

Capital

Upstate Carolina Angel Network

Nationally-recognized angel capital group located in the NEXT Innovation Center

Capital Workshops

Quarterly entrepreneur training on a variety of capital topics

Entrepreneur Ecosystem