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Round 2: Elevator Pitch Readers Vote!

by Matt Bertuzzi on Thu, Mar 26, 2009

UPDATE: The winners moving on to the next round are:


Welcome to the 2nd Round of the Elevator Pitch Contest Final 16!
You can see the brackets here.

In this round, we will see:

  • 4 matches
  • each with 2 pitches going head-to-head
  • and you the readers voting for the winners
  • the 4 advancing pitches will take on the winner from Round 1

So let's get to it. Please vote for the pitches that you think are most effective.

Round 2: Match 1

Kevin Savage of Bowser-Morner

My firm is a construction materials quality control testing company. We work with general contractors who are upset because they are paying for multiple field technicians who are not cross-trained, are frustrated because their field or laboratory testing is not being completed properly, or they are losing money when projects go over-budget because of testing-related change orders.

Sean Gildea of PTC

PTC specializes in product development and can enable your business to develop products 50% faster, collaborate 90% more effectively, and increase time-to-market by 75%.

Cast your vote in Match 1


Round 2: Match 2

Najaf Husain of AppAssure

How would you feel when your BlackBerry or email service goes down? What impact does it have on your company? It happens all too often and its costs companies tons of dollars. Our solution, Replay AppImage, is like TEVO for your e-mail servers. If the companies e-mail servers fail, just rewind it to the last know good point and push play, The email service is restored instantly and your BlackBerry is live again.

Lon Orenstein of pinpointtools

GetLoaded will move ALL of your ACT! data into Microsoft Dynamics CRM with the least cost, the fewest clicks, and the least hassles of any process available.

Cast your vote in Match 2


Round 2: Match 3 

Nate of Ping Identity

Ping Identity provides secure Internet single sign-on solutions for over 300 enterprise customers, government agencies, and service providers worldwide. Our software enables secure access to Internet applications through a single logon. No matter what your Internet SSO requirements are, we have the product portfolio and expertise to meet your needs. Our Internet SSO solutions offer a choice of on-premise software (PingFederate) or an on-demand option (PingConnect).

Dominic Serafini of Brafton Custom News

Brafton Custom News helps companies increase their visibility online by publishing unique content to their websites, purpose-built to be relevant, engaging for their target audiences, and then helping to drive those visitors to online revenue streams. Brafton helps websites stay fresh & updated, with interesting news content that is found nowhere else online, so it is incredibly attractive to search engines & online visitors alike.

Cast your vote in Match 3


Round 2: Match 4 

Joseph Kupstas of GoodFellas Construction

We at GoodFellas help homeowners who are frustrated with their homes current condition, space and design. We help our customers by updating, adding on and making their homes more fun!

Phil Bernstein of Clear Channel Radio & Online

I'm in the attention-rental business. If you want to deliver your sales message to thousands of prospects at once, I can help you rent their attention -- 30 or 60 seconds at a time.

Cast your vote in Match 4

Polling with remain open for 72 hours. Please feel free to share your thoughts on the entries in the comments.

Topics: elevator pitch

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