That’s fucking ridiculous.
Ditch the elevator pitch
Jason Fried

Yes it is! But the issue is that these accelerators are like recruiters: They are speed dating through hundreds of startups, and really looking to hear things — a word, a phrase, a facial expression that indicates a relatively better degree of success.

Elevator pitch is completely incapable of diving deep — but there is just no way to shuffle through the mass of resumes.

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