Are Elevator Pitches Important for Startup Founders?

Yes, and Here’s how to craft your best Elevator Pitch

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a) To help the audience understand who we are and what we do as quickly as possible;

b) To make sure that our message gets through to the audience and not get lost in translation or due to some misunderstanding or poor delivery.

If you can master these two things, then your pitch will be a success. You will also notice that the audience will feel comfortable with you and want to listen to you more.

How Long Should an Elevator Pitch Be?

It is important that the length of your pitch is short enough for everyone in the room to remember it, but long enough for them to understand what you do.

What Makes a Good Elevator Pitch?

Here are some things that I believe make a good elevator pitch:

How Should an Elevator Pitch Sound?

A good elevator pitch should sound natural, because most people tend to speak quickly when they are nervous.

Founder of Cudy Technologies (, a full-stack EdTech startup helping teachers and students teach and learn better. I am also a mentor and investor.