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8 Common Elevator Pitch Blunders, and How to Fix Them

Startup Professionals Musings

This may sound easy, but every investor I know is frustrated by wasted time listening to rambling, emotional pitches that are not to the point.

Inventors: 10 Do’s And Don’ts For Your Elevator Pitch

YFS Magazine

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The Fundamental Guide to Better Elevator Pitches

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Sometimes, an elevator pitch is the only chance you have to progress the deal further

4 Tweaks to Make Your Elevator Pitch Stronger

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Want to polish up your elevator pitch? Use these four simple tweaks to ensure it's memorable and ready to impress

The 7 key components of a perfect elevator pitch

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An elevator pitch can be delivered either verbally, ideally in 60 seconds or less, or as a one-page overview of your business.

How to Master the Elevator Pitch

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Use this video and these posts to master the art of writing and giving an elevator pitch

Inventors: 5 Do’s And Don’ts For Your Elevator Pitch


Choose the numbers you’ll include in your elevator speech carefully and put them in context to support your product’s value proposition. Dont’s.

Do These 3 Things Right Now to Improve Your Elevator Pitch

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Sometimes you only have one chance to deliver your elevator pitch. Make sure you get it right

An Elevator Pitch Guaranteed to Open Doors

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Learn how to deliver the perfect pitch to make the sale and get what you want

5 Secrets for Crafting the Perfect Elevator Pitch

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Crafting the right elevator pitch can make the difference between success and failure. So why not get it right

How To Give a Flawless Elevator Pitch

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To find new customers, learn to segue the right way not the wrong way

It’s Time To Overhaul Your Elevator Pitch — Here’s How

YFS Magazine

Lead business networking elevator pitch marketing networking professional networkingFor many of us, our attention span powers down after the generic, "Hello, my name is Jane. Glad to meet you. What type of business are you in?" spiel.


Your Elevator Pitch Stinks. Here's How to Fix It

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The old, boring elevator speech is dead. Use these four tips to create a pitch that doesn't sound like an outdated sales speech. Finally.

Business Pitch, Elevator Pitch, and the LivePlan Pitch Page: What’s the Difference?

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What’s a business pitch? The business pitch. ” That’s what David Rose talks about in his TED talk How to Pitch.

Want a Perfect Elevator Pitch? Just Fill in the Blanks

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

What differentiates your product or service from everyone else''s, to the point where customers will pay for it? And can you articulate it quickly?

Veteran-Led Startups Debut at the Bunker Austin’s Elevator Pitch


He’s still got the close-cropped haircut of a soldier but instead of an army uniform, Curry […] The post Veteran-Led Startups Debut at the Bunker Austin’s Elevator Pitch appeared first on SiliconHills. Army’s 101st airborne division, wears a camel colored bag slung over one shoulder. Austin

The $10,000 Elevator Pitch


This card goes to the company with the best elevator pitch. The finalists will literally ride a 49 storey elevator to make the pitch. Attention Canadian entrepreneurs: The folks from VISA Canada contacted me to let me know about a chance to win a VISA card with $10K on it to help you run your business. Good luck! startu

3 Key Tips to Nailing Your Elevator Pitch

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JJ Ramberg, co-founder of and host of MSNBC's 'Your Business', describes how to get anybody's attention when pitching your idea

Ten minute-pitch: What to I include in my slide deck since it’s not really an “elevator pitch”?


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What an Investor Looks for in Your Elevator Pitch

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Rick Gibson, an investor at HOTventures, describes the components of a standout elevator pitch

Forget the Elevator Pitch. Give an Elevator Demo

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Why talk about your product when you can give your customer a real-live test drive

How a Literal Elevator Pitch Got This Company Its First Big Contract

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Bird Blitch of Patientco learned the value of a great elevator pitch--in his case, $699,000

Elevator Pitch

Market by Numbers

Services Marketing Help Downloads Contact Log In Elevator Pitch By brantcooper , August 11, 2009 9:28 pm Note: Originally published at SANDIOS. Everyone has heard of the “elevator pitch&# and all entrepreneurs know they need one. So how to develop a great elevator pitch? Right? Feel free to Contact me.

Great Startups Can Hook an Investor in 60 Seconds

Startup Professionals Musings

A good elevator pitch is not just for an elevator discussion. Your pitch should be about 30-60 seconds (average elevator ride).

5 Reasons You Don't Need an Elevator Pitch

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Using a traditional elevator pitch can go wrong in so many ways. It is far more effective to avoid it and use these networking strategies instead

Network Like A Pro: What To Say!

YFS Magazine

Here are four tips to consider before you put the finishing touches on your elevator pitch.

Elevator Pitch: Can Carvoyant Raise $1.5 Million

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The Pitch: "Carvoyant is a health record for your car. If there's a problem, we alert local repair shops, which can then pitch their services.

Do This One Thing Before You Write Your Business Plan

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But, until that point, I recommend that you start your planning with a simpler process— a pitch —that will help you develop your business strategy.

Launch and Demo your idea in 3 minutes - why your elevator pitch matters

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

You need several different pitches. The demo pit / exhibit area pitch is 1 minute. The on stage pitch to the audience is 6 minutes. The investor meeting pitch is about 30 minutes. The key to an “elevator pitch” is to get them interested, answer the basic questions, and get to the next meeting.

One Page Business Pitch Template Download [FREE]

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That’s why we created our one page business pitch template. Have a question?

Oslo's LIFT puts on true elevator pitching competition


Lift is a real time elevator pitch competition. This last Thursday the first LIFT Nordic event was held in Oslo. Winner

Getting funded: Step 0, Prepare

Passionate Intensity

Elevator pitch and executive summary are the minimum. Executive Summary : one page summary that elaborates on the elevator pitch.

Elevator Pitch: Verbling

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

It's not clear that one company will dominate, but it's hard to know from Verbling's pitch what its real distinguishing element is.

Elevator Pitch: Can Vayable Earn $500,000?

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The Pitch: "Vayable makes it easy to find unique things to do when you're traveling. Vayable helps tourists get off the beaten path.

How to use your business plan

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He defines the elevator pitch, video pitch, executive summary, PowerPoint presentation, and business plan as different forms.

Do You Have Your Elevator Pitch Ready?

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They call it the elevator speech, or elevator pitch, and it’s a good exercise. I was there last Thursday to hear these two pitches , two of the best from 16 one-minute pitches at the University of Oregon’s New Venture Championship. Tweet Could you describe your company in 60 seconds? About the Author.

How to Turn a Cold Call into a Meeting

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Great Elevator Pitches: Intro

Entrepreneurship Blog

This is at least partially due to the fact that most founders come from technical backgrounds rather than sales or marketing but I’ve heard many sales guys give terrible elevator pitches also. Thus, this series of blog entries is an attempt to explain how I’ve learned to build a great elevator pitch.

Elevator Pitch: Can Poshbrood Earn $500,000?

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Kid Tested, Mother Approved On the job with Poshbrood founder Elizabeth Thorp and her three daughters.'> Will investors tag along for a $500,000 ride?

The Executive Summary

Business Plan Blog

The Executive Summary should be the “ elevator pitch ” of your business plan that gets investors to take a deeper look in your business plan.