Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch Season 3 Episode 10: 'I Don't Know If I Can Drop F-Bombs on Elevator Pitch'

One entrepreneur has to rein in his enthusiasm after an excellent pitch meeting.

Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox

Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now!
2 min read

Investors need more than just a big idea or a good . If you want others to spend money on your , you need to show them how they can expect to get their investment back with interest.

This week’s Entrepreneur introduces four startups, which include the maker of weighted pom-poms and a furniture subscription service. Every one of the startups has its strengths -- an excellent pitch, a big idea or a new patent, but only a few of them are able to show financial results and realistic expectations.

Those hard numbers help the judges decide what each startup is worth and whether they ought to invest.

Related: Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch Season 3 Episode 9: Ride-Sharing, but With Teslas

One entrepreneur pitches with such enthusiasm that the judges were more curious about what she had for breakfast than her actual product. And while her pitch was eventually rejected, it helped lead to an important tip: When pitching, you should always use about 50 percent more energy than you feel comfortable with. 

After, the judges listen to a pitch which one of the judges calls his favorite idea he's heard on the show so far. 

To learn more about that startup, stream this week’s Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch.

Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch in partnership with Sports 1 Marketing streams Wednesdays on Entrepreneur.com. Follow Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch on FacebookYouTube and IGTV.

More from Entrepreneur
Our Franchise Advisors are here to help you throughout the entire process of building your franchise organization!
  1. Schedule a FREE one-on-one session with a Franchise Advisor
  2. Choose one of our programs that matches your needs, budget, and timeline
  3. Launch your new franchise organization
Use code MARKET2021 through 4/24/21 to save on 12 marketing books for entrepreneurs that are recommended by entrepreneurs:
  • Digital Marketing Handbook
  • No B.S. Guide to Direct Response Social Media Marketing
  • Ultimate Guide to Youtube for Business
  • And more
Try a risk-free trial of Entrepreneur’s BIZ PLANNING PLUS powered by LivePlan for 60 days:
  • Get step-by-step guidance for writing your plan
  • Gain inspiration from 500+ sample plans
  • Utilize business and legal templates
  • And much more

Latest on Entrepreneur