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Elevator Pitch Competition
Date: November 14, 2012
Location:Santa Barbara
Elevator Pitch Competition. MIT Enterprise Forum of the Central Coast. You only get one chance to make a good first impression. This maxim has special meaning for entrepreneurs seeking funding. Venture capitalists and angel investors are busy people with hectic schedules. They hear hundreds of pitches a month. If and when an entrepreneur gets an audience with an investor, his or her case for why this venture is better than any other must be clear, concise and compelling. The entrepreneur must have a great "elevator pitch," named so because it should be delivered in the time it takes a VC to ride an elevator from the lobby to the penthouse, no more than a minute or two. The successful elevator pitch gets an investor's attention and earns an opportunity to deliver a complete pitch. See
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