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Join a community of entrepreneurs and NEXT Partners to leverage exclusive discounts, special offers and introductions to build a solid business foundation and to drive company growth.

Next Membership Program Benefits for Entrepreneurs

  • Delivers Cost Efficiency
  • Enables Collaboration
  • Provides Transparency in Attorney Interaction
  • Opens Doors
  • Drives Results

Annual Membership Fee: $500

Membership Includes:

Discounts on Hourly Legal Services

Receive 10% off hourly billing rates of any legal services that fall outside the scope of the fixed-fee NEXT Packages and NEXT Bundles. Detailed estimates and fee caps provided where possible.

Direct Attorney Communication via Ushare Software Platform

Receive up to 3 free seats on the Ushare platform (similar to Slack) to directly engage with your attorney via text, email, audio and video. Request tasks to be completed with one click, monitor status in real-time and share information easily. Ushare transforms the way you will communicate with your legal team.

Special Rates on Non-Legal Business Partner Services

Receive various discounts on NEXT Partner service providers including accounting, banking, sales, marketing, HR, software development, insurance, recruiting and more. Click here to read more about our partners.

Awareness-Building NASDAQ TV Interview

Receive an exclusive CEO interview on Nasdaq TV which will be promoted on social media to expand your company visibility.

Personalized NEXT Concierge Services

Receive all the benefits of a membership relationship manager who will:

  • Make introductions to our NEXT Partner and NEXT Marketplace contacts upon request
  • Obtain discounted tickets to startup events and company pitch opportunities
  • Offer priority participation in the “perfect your pitch” PitchMasters challenges in the DC area, Baltimore and NYC

“As a first-time entrepreneur, I found the NEXT membership to be a great value not only for the startup legal services I needed but for the connections to the business service providers and other ecosystem partners, too.”

Dale Nirvani Pfeifer,

founder, Goodworld

NEXT in Action

NEXT Membership provides opportunities to showcase your company on Nasdaq Trade Talks with host Jill Malandrino. Expose your brand to thousands and spend an afternoon in NYC at NASDAQ’s Marketsite. Check out these interviews completed by NEXT client Members!

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