Our mission at Next is simple: Empower Startup Success. This means that we’re 100% focused on supporting startups throughout their life cycle from launch to capital raising, to scale and growth.

NEXT’s client-centric legal service delivery model and startup platform was designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. In order to serve our diverse clientele and simplify access to our expanding suite of products and services, several of our free resources will now be housed under My NEXT Raise, our new investor readiness platform.

Your Startup Journey

Launching and building a startup often requires raising multiple rounds of funding from pre-seed to seed to Series A. As a founder, you could spend hundreds of hours trying to find and secure meetings with the right investors. It’s an arduous process but one that is critical to your success.

The big question you need to ask yourself: When you’re finally face to face with a potential funder, will you be “investor ready”?

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Currently, our BETA program is full but please submit the below form to join our waitlist:

Be investor ready with the My NEXT RaiseSM Platform

My NEXT Raise is a new innovative platform that provides, in one place, the tools startups need to increase their potential to lock in a successful raise at a fraction of the cost.

Our game-changing platform supports and empowers you to be investor ready from day one, enhanced by our growing list of tools and resources, including our:

  • AI-powered Data Room: Organizes your legal documents and crucially tells you what’s missing.
  • Cap Table Modeling: Shows how the conversion of all your SAFES and Notes will impact founder dilution.
  • Financial Dashboard: Connects to your accounting system and generates actionable management and investor reports.
  • Runway Calculator: Models burn rate and funding amount needed to get you to your next round or profitability.
  • AI-powered Investor List Generator: Identifies relevant VCs with contact and communication tools for optimum outreach.
  • AI-powered Branding & Pitch Deck Creator: Develops essential brand-building collateral.
  • Founders Roadmap: De-risk your startup journey by utilizing a founder roadmap used by top accelerators in the US.
  • Educational Courses, Webinars and PitchMasters Workshops: Learn from and work with our industry experts before going in front of investors.

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Become a member of a vibrant startup community to connect with like-minded founders, mentors and service providers, while staying up to date on the latest industry trends and opportunities.

My NEXT Raise Includes Our Signature Investor Events

My NEXT Raise Investor Events provide direct connections between investor ready Founders and interested Funders. Working with startups to raise capital has always been a core focus of ours, which is why we’re delighted to formally introduce our investor network to selected seed stage startups from across the country. To date, our Investor Events have had over 200 startups participate in over 300 1:1 investor meetings.

My NEXT Raise Investor Events Testimonials

“Thank you for organizing such a fantastic event and thank you for including me. I had a great time there meeting and connecting not only with investors but also with many inspiring people and founders. I really appreciate all of the organizers’ effort, it was warm and welcoming! I’m looking forward to more future opportunities and events of this caliber.” Doug Nguyen, Founder GigMarket.com
“Outstanding event! The strategy and planning behind the scenes resulted in seamless execution. All of the founders that I met exceeded expectations and had positive feedback on the white glove service that your team delivered to connect them with representatives from local VCs.” Jarron H. Smith – Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director, Zeal Capital
“Thank you for organizing and hosting such an exceptional event. Grateful to have been included as a founder for the opportunity to network with investors and meet other founders. The panel was fantastic! The discussion helped me understand the investor perspective at a much deeper level as a founder.” Daina Andries, Epidaurus Health

Join our new one stop shop platform – My NEXT Raise – and make sure you’re investor ready from today.

Currently, our BETA program is full but please submit the below form to join our waitlist:

Our Offices

12505 Park Potomac Ave.
Suite 600
Potomac, MD 20854

8200 Greensboro Drive
Suite 701
McLean, VA 22102

277 South Washington Street
The Atrium Building, Suite 310
Alexandria, VA 22314

1100 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20005

*All legal services will be provided subject to the terms of a retainer agreement to be entered into between the NEXT client and Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker, P.A., a Maryland professional association.

*The materials on this Site are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice on any matter. The owner of this Site assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or timeliness of any information provided herein. The reader should not under any circumstances rely on, or act on the basis of, the materials on this Site. These materials and information are not a substitute for obtaining legal advice from the reader’s own lawyer in the appropriate jurisdiction or state.

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