UPDATE: Elevator Pitch Presentation at UC Irvine

I will be giving a presentation March 3rd 11:30am at UC Irvine

Click here to register http://octane.uci.edu/emails/110303_eforum.html

The Elevator Pitch

The elevator pitch is the tip of your business spear, and the sharpest spear breaks through the most effectively in conveying the problem and the solutions your company can provide. In a society of 140 characters or less, how do you capture attention meaningfully and authentically? Chris Van Dusen, writer and speaker for entrepreneurs and startups, will help you identify and formulate the most succinct and relevant elevator pitch for your business.

You will learn:

  • Common pitfalls and problems with traditional elevator pitches
  • How to engage and relate in less than 60 seconds
  • Proven strategies for formulating multiple pitches, depending on your audience
  • How society has changed and how that affects your pitch
  • Examples from startup CEOs and serial entrepreneurs regarding how to take a complex business plan and explain it in one sentence
  • The differences between the elevator and the VC pitch

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About the Speaker:

Chris Van Dusen is a tech enthusiast, remote-efficiency specialist and entrepreneur. He is the president of i-FFICIENCY, a consultancy he co-founded to help small businesses and startups leverage new technology in the sales process. Chris is also director of business development and new media for Rief Media, a full service marketing and communications firm. He contributes as a writer for Techzulu and other publications and speaks regularly on technology, new media and remote efficiency for business professionals. http://www.linkedin/in/chrismvandusen, http://www.twitter.com/ifficiency

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President of i-FFICIENCY Director Business Development and New Media http://riefmedia.com, Writer at http://Techzulu.com Early Adopter, Remote Efficiency Jedi Twitter @ifficiency

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