Forbes Next 1000 2021
America is rich in small businesses. To shine a light on these entrepreneurial heroes, Forbes created the Next 1000. This year-round initiative showcases the ambitious sole proprietors, self-funded shops and pre-revenue startups in every region of the country—all with under $10 million in revenue or funding and infinite drive and hustle. Fueled by your nominations and screened by top business minds and entrepreneurial superstars, the four installments culminate in a list of 1,000 new faces who are redefining what it means to build and run a business today. Take a look at winter 2021’s class of 250 standouts.
Svetchnikov declined a full scholarship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to pursue behavioral psychology. From 2010, she cycled through positions as a counselor, health analyst and social worker before founding Longwood Care in 2016. Longwood provides mental health services to over 1,200 individuals every month.