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Who Wins Big on the High-Stakes Season Finale of 'Elevator Pitch'? Get ready because season 10 ends with big dreams, big emotions and big money!

By Mackenzie Truman Edited by Jessica Thomas

Key Takeaways

  • Investors will get scared off by "too-good-to-be-true" projections.
  • Offer use-case scenarios for who will want your product and why.
  • Investors love to invest in entrepreneurs who share their values.

Yes, it is true that hearing yes and hearing no is part of any founder's investment journey. But as one Elevator Pitch contestant notes, getting yeses beats the heck out of getting nos.

Welcome to the season 10 finale of Elevator Pitch, where three final contestants fight for the opportunity to lock in a life-changing deal with one of our investors. Will they rise above the pressure and win big, or will they walk away empty-handed?

We're not going to tell you what happens, but one thing we can say about this episode is that the money and emotions are flowing. You'll have to watch to find out why, at one point, investor Kim Perell spontaneously exclaims, "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!"

Some takeaways from this intense finale:

  • When it comes to sales and projections, there are some numbers investors love to hear and some that set off their "Is this too good to be true?" detectors. Be aware that there is a fine line between outlining an exciting future versus something that sounds like a pipe dream.
  • Be sure to give a concrete use-case example of your product or service that clearly shows who will want to buy it and why.
  • Explain your mission and your passion for your business. A belief that you will make the world a better place could make the difference between an investor passing or funding.

Watch the season finale now to find out whose dreams made it to reality at the push of a button!

Related: Binge all of season 10 for free!

Season 10, Episode 3 Board of Investors

  • Marc Randolph, co-founder and first CEO of Netflix, master of scaling
  • Kim Perell, CEO of, serial entrepreneur and investor
  • Jonathan Hung, managing partner of the Entrepreneur Fund

Season 10, Episode 3 Entrepreneurs

  • Samantha Citro Alexander from Bitewell, a food-as-medicine marketplace that makes the healthy choice the easy choice
  • Mariam Nusrat from, a company empowering anyone to create, share and monetize video games without writing a line of code
  • Joy Hoover from Esōes Cosmetics, an innovative lipstick whose Bluetooth-enabled case can be used to contact the police for help and contains test strips that can detect the presence of date rape drugs

How to watch

Amazon Business presents season 10 of Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch with support from State Farm. New episodes stream on Wednesdays on Follow Entrepreneur Elevator Pitch on Facebook, YouTube and IGTV.

Mackenzie Truman

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