Twit Pitch

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Twit Pitch'

A slang term used to describe an overview of a product or service that is short enough to fit in the character limitations of the social networking website Twitter. A twit pitch is a variation of an elevator pitch, but with the constraint being the 140 character limit imposed by Twitter instead of the time spent in an elevator.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Twit Pitch'

The advent of new technology and the impact it has on modern business has made longer business proposals a thing of the past. Venture capitalists and executives who were forced to divvy up their limited time reading lengthy proposals may decide if a proposal warrants further reading by examining twit pitches for key words. This places more pressure on the person making the proposal, as he or she will have to explain a potentially complex topic in a small amount of space.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Escalator Pitch

    A slang term used to describe the quick delivery of a presentation ...
  2. Venture Capital

    Money provided by investors to startup firms and small businesses ...
  3. Angel Investor

    An investor who provides financial backing for small startups ...
  4. Drive-By Deal

    Slang referring to a deal in which a venture capitalist invests ...
  5. Love Money

    Seed money or capital given by family or friends to an entrepreneur ...
  6. Elevator Pitch

    A slang term used to describe a brief speech that outlines an ...
Related Articles
  1. Investing Basics

    What Is Private Equity?

    This investment vehicle attracts wealthy investors to increase the value of portfolio companies.
  2. Entrepreneurship

    Microfinance: What It Is And How To Get Involved

    This growing industry is full of opportunities for the socially conscious investor.
  3. Personal Finance

    Seek An Adventure In Venture Capital

    Make a career out of chasing down the "next big thing".
  4. Entrepreneurship

    The Impact Of Recession On Businesses

    Find out how this economic cycle affects both small and big business.
  5. Retirement

    How (And Why) To Open an IRA Now

    Take these simple steps to set up an Individual Retirement Account that will save you tax money and set you up for the future.
  6. Investing

    What Tech Companies Seeking Funding Must Overcome

    Tech companies face a unique set of challenges, including a need for timely responses to changes in technology and difficulty recruiting the right talent.
  7. Investing

    Crowdfunding: Wide Opening For Tech Investors

    Crowdfunding has dramatically changed investing and opened the door for the public to get in on all types of exciting startups, including tech firms.
  8. Entrepreneurship

    Taboola: How "Content You May Like" Makes Money

    Taboola's tagline, “content you may like,” conveys a lot about its business philosophy.
  9. Entrepreneurship

    5 Small Business Ideas With Big Potential

    Here are five businesses almost anyone can start their own and grow as they gain experience.
  10. Entrepreneurship

    Emerging Startup Cities Of 2015

    While Silicon Valley and New York have been the birthplace of several well-known startups, other U.S. cities are making names for themselves as tech hubs.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Price-To-Sales Ratio - PSR

    A valuation ratio that compares a company’s stock price to its revenues. The price-to-sales ratio is an indicator of the ...
  2. Hurdle Rate

    The minimum rate of return on a project or investment required by a manager or investor. In order to compensate for risk, ...
  3. Market Value

    The price an asset would fetch in the marketplace. Market value is also commonly used to refer to the market capitalization ...
  4. Preference Shares

    Company stock with dividends that are paid to shareholders before common stock dividends are paid out. In the event of a ...
  5. Accrued Interest

    1. A term used to describe an accrual accounting method when interest that is either payable or receivable has been recognized, ...
  6. Absorption Costing

    A managerial accounting cost method of expensing all costs associated with manufacturing a particular product. Absorption ...
Trading Center