Friday, December 13, 2013 12:00 PM IST (06:30 AM GMT)
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Intuit Rewards Excellence and Innovation in Indian Small Businesses
Institutes Intuit QuickBooks Excellence Awards 2013
Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Friday, December 13, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, instituted the QuickBooks Excellence Awards 2013, a program established to recognize innovation in technology adoption and customer centricity across small businesses in India. This initiative further strengthens Intuit’s commitment of fostering the small business ecosystem in India.
The awards were presented in conjunction with Bloomberg TV India on the side lines of the QuickBooks Conclave 2013 held in New Delhi recently. The conclave created a platform for industry leaders to debate and share insights on how the adoption of cloud computing can help propel the small business segment in India. The panel discussion and felicitation of winners will be broadcasted on Bloomberg TV in 2 episodes airing Episode 1 on December 14th at 3 pm IST with repeat telecast on December 15th at 4 pm and Episode 2 on 21st December at 3:30pm and repeat telecast at 4:30 pm.
Intuit presented six awards across two categories: Business Awards and Accountant Awards. The distinguished winners of the Intuit QuickBooks Excellence Awards 2013 are:
Business Awards: same as above
Innovative Business of the Year – KaBloom, India’s first and only online flower delivery company
Customer-centric Business of the Year – NRI Advisory, a company focused on providing financial services to Non Resident Indians
Cloud Savvy Business of the Year – F & V Agro LLP, is an established venture focused on ensuring the cultivation of quality produce by adapting best global practices.
Business with Social Commitment of the Year – Sevamob Ventures, focused on transformation of healthcare delivery in developing countries
Accountant of the Year – Naresh J Patel & Co is a professional services firm providing accounting, assurance, attestation, auditing, tax, financial advisory and consulting services.
Cloud Savvy Accountant of the Year – Balakrishna Consulting LLP is a team of Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, Cost Accountants and Advocates having over 20 years of experience in Corporate Laws.
Speaking on the occasion Nikhil Arora, Vice President and Managing Director of Intuit India said, “India has become the focal point of small business innovation and we believe that technology consumption can transform the way Indian small businesses communicate with their customers. We have instituted this awards program to recognize champions in the small business segment who have contributed to driving organizational growth and demonstrated excellence in performance. I congratulate the winners on their outstanding performance. ”
About Intuit India
Intuit is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses in the country. Intuit India, the company’s first venture in Asia Pacific, commenced operations in 2005 and currently has more than 700 employees across offices in Bangalore, Mumbai and New Delhi. Intuit stands on the core principles of customer-driven innovation and improving the financial lives of its customers profoundly with product offerings such as Intuit QuickBooks in India. Intuit has been recognized as the 9th best company for Rewards and Recognition, 6th Best Employer in India, Top 10 Best Places to Work for in India by Great Places to Work Institute. For more information, please visit www.intuit.in
About Intuit Inc.
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, Quicken® and TurboTax®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. Mint.com provides a fresh, easy and intelligent way for people to manage their money, while Demandforce® offers marketing and communication tools for small businesses. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit’s leading tax preparation offerings for professional accountants. Founded in 1983, Intuit had revenue of $4.2 billion in its fiscal year 2013. The company has approximately 8,000 employees with major offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India and other locations. More information can be found at www.intuit.com.