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Palestinian entrepreneurs practise their elevator pitches.. in a real elevator!

8 entrepreneurs, 1 investor, 1 elevator. Who can convince Mr. Samir Hulileh (Chairman of the Palestine Stock Exchange) within 55 seconds that their business is worthy of investment?

The concept of the elevator pitch is well-known in business communities: a very brief introduction of yourself and your company, taking no more time than the rough amount you’d spend riding an elevator with someone. If you only have less than a minute to explain who you are and what you do, you have to go back to the absolute basics. And that’s exactly what Orange Corners Palestinian Territories did. Stimulating a real-life situation, our entrepreneurs one by one took the elevator with high-level investor Samir Hulileh.

How did they do under pressure? Mr. Samir offered his feedback to all participating entrepreneurs, which they can use to take their pitches to the next level. So next time they end up in an elevator with potential investors, they’ll sweep them off their feet!

A big thank you to Mr. Samir for making the time to engage with our entrepreneurs and providing them with an experience they’ll never forget.

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