Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Going up?

Certain phrases bug people. I often use the term "elevator pitch" but I think I'll drop it now. Here is a pitch-dedicated website allowing 60 seconds to make your case for startup funding. Some of these ideas were stale when the Romans were eating lions.

SmugMug gets a listing under the Popular tab. The comments on the pitch start off great and then begin to fizzle. So SmugMug's avatar, Don MacAskill, feels compelled to explain that he did the video as a favor to "Mike and the guys at TechCrunch," and that he's not looking for investors. I think we should see Mike's pitch to Don asking him to do the video.