Pitch Your Startup in 30 Seconds

Hyde Park Angels
Apr 14, 2015 · 4 min read

II. Boil It Down
Even though you should know those points backwards and forwards and be able to articulately answer follow-up questions to them if they present themselves, your elevator pitch should only consist of three components:

IV. But Know Your Audience
If you know key facts about the person you’re pitching that will help you achieve your ask, use them! That second question you’re answering, “why is your business really important to the person you’re speaking to,” is completely dependent on who you pitch.

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Hyde Park Angels is transforming early-stage investing by taking a people first approach. The organization is the largest and most active angel group in the Midwest. With a membership of over 100 successful entrepreneurs, executives, and venture capitalists, the group provides critical strategic expertise to entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial community. Nearly 40% of our members have founded a company, 88% are CEO’s, top executives or corporate board members, and 100% invest in startups. By leveraging the members’ deep and broad knowledge of multiple industries and financial capital, Hyde Park Angels has driven multiple exits and invested millions of dollars in over 40 portfolio companies that have created over hundreds of jobs in the Midwest since 2006.

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Transforming early stage investing by taking a people-first approach