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Elevator Pitch Tips

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A few quick tips on how to make an effective Elevator Pitch presentation for a business school / business plan competition

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Elevator Pitch Tips

  1. 1. Marc Nathan Director of Entrepreneur Development, Information Technology Sector Elevator Pitch Tips Marc Nathan
  2. 2. Elevator Pitch Book Ends   Who are you ? What do you want ?
  3. 3.          
  4. 4.  WHO ?  WHAT ?  HOW ?  BETTER ?  SO WHAT ?  WHAT NOW ?  WISHING ?  WHAT NEXT ?  WOW ! ? $ ! 
  5. 5. Rehearse, don't practice. Stand in front of a mirror Video yourself Duplicate battle conditions
  6. 6. Avoid J.A.S. Minimize number of words Visual performance, not written Make you and your idea stand out
  7. 7. Watch your body language Use physical gestures sparingly Minimize the amount of walking Make the focus you, not your props
  8. 8. Maintain eye contact Dead air is better than “Um’s” Don’t read a script Finish early if you can
  9. 9. SELL, DON’T TELL

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