May we introduce ourselves

About Nextdrift Technologies

Nextdrift Technologies is a Massachusetts based company uniquely focused on helping early stage growth ventures utilize current platforms to design, develop and launch their hosted service as an alternative to Angel or Venture Capital funded projects. Nextdrift utilizes a unique consulting service termed techstrapping® in which a bootstrapping venture partners with a technology company who provides technical assistance and software development at a low or no cost for a share in the growth.

If you are part of a small company transitioning your service to the internet or mobile device, then visit to discover how Nextdrift can help you achieve your vision.

Guiding Principles

Our Vision

To be the recognized leader in empowering early stage growth companies to realize their full potential.

Our Mission

Nextdrift Technologies is founded on and dedicated to a sustainable concept of linked prosperity. Our mission consists of 3 interrelated parts of quality, economic growth and social responsibility.

Quality - prioritizing quality in all aspects of our business from software design to unmatched support with a deliberate commitment to euphoric client satisfaction.

Economic Growth - operate on a sustainable financial basis of profitable growth, focus on increasing shareholder value and expand opportunities for development of employee professional growth.

Social Responsibility - to promote shared prosperity with organizations who align with our passion of improving quality of life locally, nationally and globally.


Joe Romanowski co-founded Steelpoint Technologies in 1993 and served as Executive Vice President until the company merged with ZANTAZ in August of 2004. At ZANTAZ, Joe served on the executive team as Vice President of Product Strategy. His responsibilities included managing all aspects of product marketing, product management and integration of all products acquired over 4 separate acquisitions. ZANTAZ was acquired by Autonomy PLC (NASDAQOTH:AUTNF.PK) in July of 2007 where Mr Romanowski resigned to spend more time with his family; phasing out of the company in September 2007. In April 2010, he founded the new venture Nextdrift Technologies helping startups realize their vision through a unique shared risk / shared reward methodology.

During Mr. Romanowski’s 20 years of business and technology consulting in the discovery management marketplace, he has received many industry accolades including nominations as a finalist for the prestigious 2000 & 2004 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the technology and communications sector. Prior to this, Mr. Romanowski played a primary role in Steelpoint's appearance on the 1998 Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 50 for New England and the Technology Fast 500 for North America.