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Elevator Pitch-Virtual

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The Elevator Pitch is a short pitch of an entrepreneurs business to a panel of judges. The goal of an elevator pitch should be to provide an overview of the business and to leave the audience excited to learn more.
Guidelines & information
Student Instructions (Example)
The Elevator Pitch competition is a 2-minute pitch about your idea for a product or business. Your job is to excite the judges by answering the following questions: 
  • What is the need, problem, or opportunity that your product or business addresses? 
  • What is your idea? 
  • Who do you assume to be your target customers? 
  • Where or how did the idea come to you? 
  • Why is your product or business different or better than the competition? 
  • What are your business goals? 

Elevator Pitch Competition Process (Example)
1.    Student will submit their elevator with their more formal business pitch video and business plan.
2.   No PowerPoint, and no computer presentation permitted.
3.    Student gets 2 minutes to make his or her pitch.
4.    Judges will not ask questions.

Elevator Pitch Competition Judging 
Please review the Elevator Pitch Rubric for full judging criteria.

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Submission deadline
March 13, 2021 11:59PM CST
Judging deadline
March 13, 2021 11:59PM CST