Elevator Pitch
Contestants will prepare an Elevator Pitch relating to their business venture. They will have an option to present the Elevator Pitch in person or electronically (DVD or AVI format).
  • Maximum time for the Elevator Pitch will be 240 seconds (4 minutes) This is longer than most conventional elevator pitches
  • Contestants may use product samples, pictures or other visual or video aids for the support
  • The pitch should be directed to convince investors to read the detailed business plan. It should address the value proposition of the business.


Elevator Pitch Video Featuring Easy Plug - TiEQuest 2009 Contestant



Here is a video on the essential elements of an Elevator Pitch


Other Elevator pitch Resources:

IGNITE! Guelph Entrepreneurship Course Pitching your ideas – Elevator Pitch
by Ram Ramkumar, Charter Member TiEToronto, Toronto.

Elevator Pitch 101 : http://www.chrisoleary.com/
http://www.businessknowhow.com/articles/nb1/money/elevator_pitch.htm
http://www.chrisoleary.com/projects/Communication/ElevatorPitchEssentials/Essays/index.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QIPIKOfMaM&feature=related
http://www.thebusinessmakers.com/2006/12/23/episode-81-rice-alliance-elevator-pitches/