The Judges have Spoken
Phil Camillo of the online
company “pixlit” is the unanimous winner of the November Elevator Pitch
contest. Phil was declared the winner by the Sloan brothers and angel
investor Frank Hennessey and received The Ultimate Hookup – in-person
coaching at the StartupNation headquarters and a meeting with angel
Phil delivered his first pitch on November 11th
and was voted the winner of his heat by the StartupNation community.
The two other finalists, Jennifer and Lynne, won the popular vote in
their respective groups and then faced off with Phil. The competition
was fierce; each one had a strong pitch with solid elements. It was
Phil, however, who won the unanimous favor of the judges and was
crowned the winner. The Ultimate Hookup includes a trip to
StartupNation headquarters for coaching by the Sloan brothers and Frank
Hennessey, and a meeting with angel investors when Phil feels ready for
Phil Camillo of Sarasota, Florida
created PixLit.com to fill a relatively untapped market of online
homeschooling resources. PixLit provides videos, games and contests for
kids, while supporting a collaborative community for parents in which
they can communicate with other homeschoolers. Phil looks forward to
his coaching and his meeting with investors. This could be the catalyst
he needs to take PixLit.com to the top homeschooling states in the
country and to grow his online business.
About the Elevator Pitch Contestants
You 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 .
About the finalists:
has tuned in to the trend of on-line dating by matching people with a similar taste in music.
Listen to the pitch |
Hear more from Lynne in the Community podcast
created an internet resource that gives parents tools to enhance their child’s education at home.
Listen to the pitch |
Hear more of Phil in the Community podcast
envisions a community center that provides continuing education to those in an assisted living facility.
Listen to the pitch | Hear more of Jennifer in the Community podcast
Learn about the results from week three of the contest
Learn about the results from week two of the contest
Learn about the results from week one of the contest