Elevator Pitch

Elevator Pitch Requirements:

  • 30-60 seconds in length
  • should concisely outline your problem & “solution”
  • follows the “Key Components” listed below

Click here to view the Elevator Pitch Rubric.

Key Components to Include in Your Pitch

→ Problem statement: what is wrong with the status quo, why is it a significant problem in the world today?

→ It gets worse: what can happen due to inaction

→ Glimmer of hope: the problem is not irreversible

→ Novel solution: a new idea can solve the problem

→ Credible authority: you are the one who can solve it

→ The vision: how can the world be better with this issue solved