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English definition of “elevator pitch”

elevator pitch

noun [C]     informal FINANCE
a short description of a product or business idea , especially one given to a possible investor : The breakfast gathering will also feature elevator pitches from six start-up companies hoping to find new partners or funding opportunities .
(Definition of elevator pitch noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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