The Elevator Pitch

An elevator pitch is a very useful tool to pitch an idea, new product or service, or yourself to a prospective employer. Entrepreneurs must have their elevator pitch honed so that any time the opportunity arises they can make their pitch in anywhere from 10 seconds to 1 minute in order to secure funding, support, or a sale.

Be sure to include your introduction, what you do now (this can be fictitious if you wish) what you can offer of value to a potential employer, what you want from the contact, and how you will follow-up.

Now you have a chance to make your elevator pitch make sure to time yourself!

You can do a search on a video website like YouTube for a video concerning making an elevator pitch.


You get on the elevator at the 23rd floor in a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan in New York City. As you get on, you notice the CEO of the ideal company you want to work for is at the back of elevator.

Provide your elevator pitch.

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