Congratulations to Aliyah W, winner of the 2013 Elevator Pitch Challenge

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DNA Puppets

Angel G. & Destiny C., Age 17

Chicago, IL

Customized children's puppet shows

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Trovare

Tyler B, Age 18

Stamford, CT

An app that leads you to your lost items.

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My Loving Sitter

Julianna P., Age 18

Cleveland, OH

Provide in-home pet sitting service

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Fortunate!

Asia M, Age 17

Baltimore, MD

Unique and diverse fortune cookies

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iTech Repairs

Alex M., Age 17

San Jose, CA

High Quality cellphone repairs.

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Cakesby14

Jushawn C., Age 18

Atlanta, GA

Cakesby14 is a custom cake business.

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Aliyah W. had the most unique votes on September 30! She will be getting a giftcard from a NFTE sponsor!

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What is an elevator pitch?

An "elevator pitch" is a carefully crafted message designed to explain a business to a potential investor. The catch — it must be given in the time that it takes to ride up an elevator.

Elevator Pitch Challenge

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship gives high school and middle school students the opportunity to take a sixty second idea, and turn it into an actual business. Each nominee here is either the owner or co-owner of his or her business.


All elevator pitch participants are also competing in the NFTE National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, presented by MasterCard Worldwide on October 3, 2013 in New York City.