Long Beach RFP - Sparking a Culture of Tech Innovation


The City of Long Beach seeks to position itself as Southern California’s innovation engine. Based on a previous call for information, the City has now launched an RFP to find out how the city can catalyze a local ecosystem that supports the technology and innovation economy. 


How can the City of Long Beach catalyze a local ecosystem that supports the innovation economy?

Long Beach seeks to position itself as Southern California’s engine of innovation and entrepreneurship - a city that welcomes, supports, and ultimately exports innovation across sectors. The City is looking to connect, enhance, and strengthen a robust entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem.

The City of Long Beach is seeking to collaborate with a firm (or firms) who will coordinate the following activities for entrepreneurs on behalf of the City:

(1)    Create a Business Resource Map & Search Tool

(2)    Coordinate Innovation Hubs & Spaces

(3)    Attract & Coordinate Investment in Local Entrepreneurs