Your Pitch Video must be ONLY 60 Seconds or it will not be considered. Your Pitch Video must be in English and have a clear shot of your upper body (sitting or standing). Please submit your video by either a YouTube or a Vimeo URL.
Check out Paul Graham’s advice on story telling when pitching:
"Your goal, and your only goal, is to make investors feel it's not safe to cross you off. And
there is a verb for convincing someone that something is not safe. It sounds dramatic, but
your goal is to frighten them. But what frightens them? The possibility that you might
become really big. They know there are maybe a few companies that will become really
big….Before you start meeting investors, put together a rough draft of your fundraising
vertebrae. These are the 3-4 points that compromise the narrative of why your company will
be really big. Together, if investors believed in any of these points, they’d be afraid not
to bet on you.
As you do, keep in mind that there is an important distinction between what the business is
and how you tell the story of what your business is. Your conversations with investors
should influence the latter, not the former. No investor knows your business as well as you