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March 29, 2011

The Best Business Pitch Ever?

Here Rachel Sequoia pitches her "Share The Air" business to entrepreneurs and VCs at the first Venture Capital Fundraising Club of Silicon Valley (VCFC) event held in Palo Alto, CA last month. And she's clearly channeling her inner Billy Madison since I definitely felt dumber after having listened to it.

But after laughing and mocking I started thinking about her plan. Clearly her initial $100 price point is too high but if she could get it down to say $5 or $10 she might have something. Because after all people do go to oxygen bars and buy Twilight crap - so why not boutique air?

Some say her pitch is real while others say it's just a clever satire and I go back and forth myself. Even if it is satire, it's still only slightly dumber than a lot of startup ideas.

Rachel may be a kooky hippie chick, but she also might be kooky like an endangered island fox.


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