pitch is the 1-2 minute overview of your business that you are prepared
to share with a venture capitalist if you ever have the opportunity
to ride alone with one up the elevator of a 30 story building. It is
important that the pitch be focused on the business opportunity and
not the technology and that it be exciting enough so that the listener
wants to hear more upon its conclusion.
of an entrepreneur's most important tasks is networking. This involves
attending events where you can meet other entrepreneurs, investors and
business professionals who can be helpful to you in moving your business
ahead. To gain maximum advantage from your participation in these events,
you need a compelling elevator and networking pitch which succinctly
describe the essence of your business.
networking pitch is a 15-30 second abbreviated version of the elevator
pitch that you share with the people you meet and speak with at networking
events, in an attempt to determine whether the two of you share any
significant common interests. It can be expanded into the elevator pitch
for listeners who are interested.
service begins with the entrepreneur drafting and submitting a pitch
following our downloadable template, along with the executive summary
of their business plan if available. The entrepreneur will receive a
written critique of the pitch, which may include some initial suggested
language changes. This will be followed by a telephone conversation
to discuss the critique and various aspects of the business and its
unique, compelling qualities that remain unclear. Following this conversation
the entrepreneur will receive a revised elevator and networking pitch
that will be discussed with them during a second conversation.