Phase 2

Congratulations Semifinalists!

Thank you for submitting an excellent business idea and congratulations on being selected as a finalist to move forward in Phase 2 of the competition. Phase 2 includes completing 13 Business Concept Questions that have been created to help you think about your idea and how it can transform from a concept into an actual viable business opportunity.

Now that you have been selected as a semifinalist, you must complete and submit the following items:

The Business Concept Questions form is a fillable PDF. Follow the link to download the form AND SAVE IT to your computer USING YOUR NAME as the filename. As you answer questions save your work often AND make sure your work is saved. Once your answers are completed, upload them electronically through the submission page.

They may also be submitted in person or by mail to the address below, or faxed to (707) 445-7180, or e-mailed to, but must still be received (not just postmarked) by the deadline above.

Humboldt County Office of Education
Decade of Difference Department
901 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka, CA 95501


13 Questions Workshops

Two workshops are planned to help you better define your idea, understand who would be a customer, and learn how to be profitable. Semifinalists are highly encouraged to attend at least one of these workshops. The workshops are on Saturdays, March 10th and March 31st, from 12:30-4:00 p.m. at HCOE, 901 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka.

Semifinalists will be emailed information about the workshops. Look for a workshop agenda to be posted here early March. Thank You and Good Luck in Phase 2!

General Questions? Call (707) 445-7563 or e-mail