Long Beach RFP: Sparking a Culture of Tech Innovation


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. Based on a previous call for information, the City has now launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) and is prepared to make programmatic investments to connect, enhance, and strengthen a robust entrepreneurial innovation ecosystem.

The deadline for submissions is 11 a.m. PST on August 25, 2016.  


RFP Scope

The RFP contains three related scopes of work (Scope A, Scope B, Scope C). Bidders are welcome to respond to one, two, or all three scopes of work.

A. Business Navigators: How can the City help first-time entrepreneurs navigate the various processes required to open a business in Long Beach?

B. Business Communication: How can the city better communicate these steps to the business community?

C. Sparking a Culture of Entrepreneurship: How can the City of Long Beach catalyze a local ecosystem that supports the innovation economy? 

Apply Now

Register with Planet Bids here to view the RFP (CM16-098: Launch, Do, Grow) and submit your proposal.

The pre-bid conference will take place on Thursday, July 28, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. PST.