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  • How To Prepare The Perfect Elevator Pitch

    How To Prepare The Perfect Elevator Pitch

    The ability to create an effective elevator pitch can make all the difference as a startup entrepreneur. What’s the formula for crafting a quick pitch that can take you to the next level? Having heard dozens, if not thousands of pitches by entrepreneurs over the past few years, I can tell you that there a lot of cringeworthy ones, and a few that really blow away investors to the point they attract instant engagement. As I mention in my book,The Art of Startup Fundraising, to fully appreciate the... read more

    Aug 04,2016 Company News
  • Tech Elevator helps students prepare 'new economy': Pathways to Prosperity

    Tech Elevator helps students prepare 'new economy': Pathways to Prosperity

    Before Tech Elevator, Weiss, 37, was a waiter. He had a degree in studio art from the University of Akron, but had no idea how to launch that into a career. "I knew I wanted something else," said the Akron resident. "I got sick of not having a career." Tech Elevator has 14-week computer coding boot camps. (Lisa DeJong/The Plain Dealer) Weiss is not alone. Many job seekers in NE Ohio have struggled to find the right path to prosperity. An online personality test prompted Weiss to look at software... read more

    Aug 04,2016 Company News