Tips for Your Elevator Pitch

Top Canadian entrepreneurs share tips for the pitch for your business

Sunil Sharma, managing director for Tech Stars, shares his advice on pitching to investors and what he’s looking for in a winning entry.

  1. Keep within Time.
  2. Tell a concise Story.
  3. Maintain conviction.
  4. Inspire confidence.

Arlene Dickinson shares what she’s looking for in a winning pitch starts with defining what success is for you. Her pitch tips include:

  1. Be genuine and authentic.
  2. Be honest and sincere.
  3. Look for the win-win.


Ready to pitch to win $100,000?

The TELUS Pitch is Canada’s largest small business contest that brings together the best minds in Canadian small business. The contest helps accelerate success through the adoption of technology.

TELUS has partnered with renowned entrepreneur, Arlene Dickinson, CEO of District Ventures Capital and judge on CBC’s Dragon’s Den to be the lead judge.

With more than $150,000 in prizes on the line, the TELUS Pitch™ is here and offering Canadian entrepreneurs the chance to reap the rewards of their hard work through the largest small business contest payout in the country.

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Now Creative Group was pleased to be involved in filming various events and promotional videos for TELUS Pitch, in collaboration with several other amazing companies.

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