Here are a few links below that will help you with your pitch’s content, clarity and persuasiveness. 

Keep in mind our preliminary round requires brief answers to our online questionnaire form and we highly encourage submitting the OPTIONAL,  short video (2 minutes max).

Semi-Finalists & Finalists will deliver 8-minute pitches (maximum length) — use of powerpoint decks and support materials are entirely optional.


Get a feel for other past Elevator Pitch Contests below.  We also encourage you to search for videos of actual Pitch videos that have been posted around the Web.

  • MIT’s Elevator Pitch Contest 2009
  • MIT’s Elevator Pitch Contest 2007