MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As part of Small Business Success MonthIntuit (NASDAQ: INTU), the global technology platform that QuickBooks, TurboTax, mint, credit karmaand MailChimp, will host a candid conversation with Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), on Thursday, May 19 to discuss the biggest challenges facing small businesses today, including how to access capital , manage inflation and improve cash flow . Emmy-winning journalist Lisa Ling will moderate the conversation.
Small business owners are welcome to attend and can Free registration here.
WHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET
WHAT: Small Business Success Month Live Town Hall The virtual event will focus on some of the top challenges small businesses currently face – access to capital, inflation and cash flow – and answer questions submitted by small business owners. Panelists will share ideas and information about programs and resources available to business owners, including the important role the SBA plays in helping small businesses succeed. In fact, 80% of small business owners said they’ve used at least one SBA program, and the top request for government help is to make it easier to get loans, according to a new report. Intuit QuickBooks Success Month 2022 survey published today.
WHO: The town hall conversation will include:
- Isabelle Casillas GuzmanAdministrator, US Small Business Administration
- Alex Chris, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Intuit Small Business and Self Employed Group, Home of QuickBooks and Mailchimp
Moderator: Lisa LinEmmy-winning journalist
WHY: Small businesses continue to say access to capital is one of their top three challenges and “making it easier to get credit” is where they most want help from government programs. Additionally, rising costs are now the biggest threat facing small businesses, with 89% of small businesses worried about inflation, according to a recent QuickBooks survey. Cash flow problems also continue to hurt small businesses, forcing entrepreneurs to use their cash reserves and even their credit cards to fill the gap.
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Intuit’s Small Business Success Month Town Hall is dedicated to celebrating the success of small businesses and supporting their future growth by uncovering the biggest challenges and identifying ways to overcome them.
For more information on the Small Business Success Month Town Hall and to register for the event, please visit here.
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