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

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T & J Soccer

Jesus F. & Toheeb O., Age 17

South Holland, IL

Soccer socks with shin guard pocket

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Trusol Art

Aquila B., Age 16

Charleston, SC

A hand-drawn portrait service.

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Teaching-Time

Muhand J., Age 17

Brooklyn, NY

Facial-Recognition Software for Teachers

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My Loving Sitter

Julianna P., Age 18

Cleveland, OH

Provide in-home pet sitting service

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Vera Natural

Melissa V., Age 17

Queens, NY

Homemade Organic Hand & Body Creams

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Neckcessories

Juny N., Age 15

San Leandro, CA

Neckties with adjustable connector for quick dressing.

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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.