As any self respecting entrepreneur knows, the key to gaining financial backing for your big idea is being able to sell your concept in 60 seconds (the average lift ride) to prospective investors.
Here are some of the best articles I have read to help you fine tune your Elevator Pitch.
Tell Your Story But Make it Interesting – http://www.forbes.com/sites/chrismyers/2016/06/27/the-heros-journey-how-to-tell-your-companys-story-and-make-it-interesting/#75d337e36944
Make your point, make it clearly, quickly and for goodness sake, make it interesting.
3 Startups that Pitched the Palace – http://mashable.com/2015/11/03/pitch-at-palace-prince-andrew/#XXE4oT.Ms05s
Entrepreneurs pitch in front of the Duke of York, at St. James’s Palace and anyone who strays even a word over the three-minute limit is interrupted by two trumpet-playing members of the Queen’s Guard. If that doesn’t get your sales juices flowing I don’t know what will…
What a Year of Job Rejections Taught Me About Pitching Myself – https://hbr.org/2015/09/what-i-learned-from-a-year-of-job-rejections
We are always pitching, whether it’s a service, a product, an idea or even ourselves. A little self-awareness goes a long way.