Fifteen brave contestants deliver their elevator pitch to radio
hosts and StartupNation founders Jeff and Rich Sloan during three
StartupNation Radio shows in November. In this first installment five
entrepreneurs throw out their best elevator pitches and the
StartupNation Community choose a finalist. The voting takes place in the StartupNation
Forums. The forums offer a chance for voters to ask the contestants
questions and give them feedback on their business ideas and pitches.
three finalists who receive the most votes from the community will
deliver refined pitches for our illustrious panel of StartupNation
judges. The grand finale airs on StartupNation Radio on December 2nd
and 3rd, 2006. And at the end of that show, one member of the
StartupNation community wins The Ultimate Hookup: The chance to fly in
for coaching from StartupNation and the opportunity to meet with actual
About the Elevator Pitch Contestants
can learn about the contestants and hear their individual pitches
below. And if you want to hear them talk more about their business
ideas, Chief Community Officer Joel Welsh will interview each of the
contestants in a Community Podcast . Three finalists will deliver their refined pitch in the final show, and the top pitcher will win The Ultimate Hookup!
The contestants from the November 4th show:
Michael (HealthyKids) : Kid
Fuel is a mom and kid-friendly beverage full of healthy ingredients.
Easy-grip bottles and spill-proof caps are perfect for the family in
Listen to the pitch | Hear more of Michael in the Community podcast
A user-friendly website providing the latest tax information presented
in folksy terms that real people can understand. The taxmama knows her
stuff, dig it?
Listen to the pitch | Hear more from Eva in the Community podcast
Scott (PokerKing): A restaurant that encourages non-real-money poker playing as a theme, building on the poker craze sweeping the country.
Listen to the pitch | Hear more from Scott in the Community podcast
Adjustable locking and hanging systems for your prized pictures make
creating a photo gallery a snap-and makes your loved ones feel special!
Listen to the pitch | Hear more from Bob in the Community podcast
A Sound Match is an online dating service that matches music lovers
with a partner with a shared taste in tunes. Romance is set to music!
Listen to the pitch | Hear more from Lynne in the Community podcast
Voting has closed and Lynee was the week one winner