Insight into the state of small business

Hosted by Neil Amato

Small business owners have plenty of reasons for optimism but also some concerns moving forward, according to Jeff Hofmann, the managing director of small business lending at Chase. In this episode, recorded at AICPA ENGAGE in June, Hofmann shares the pain points of small business owners, how interest rates affect their plans, and where small business sits on the disruption curve.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • Insight into the optimism among U.S. small business owners.
  • Why small business lending is on the rise.
  • The top obstacles of small business owners.
  • What Hofmann considers the “oxygen” of the economy.

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